Use them as projectiles or construction purposes, rocks and other rocky things do their job well. Here are a few nice facts about them.
-In case you didn’t knew the diamond was the hardest substance on earth, that’s why it’s worth so much..just kidding about the last part.
-The Quartz is the most common item on earth, more common then ROCKS, ok maybe not..
-The basalt type of rock is the most common rock on earth.
-The Jade, not as sturdy as the diamond but still pretty hard, was used by many cultures for different purposes.
-Rubies are even more popular the diamond nowadays.
-On Apollo 17, there was a geologist who brought a bunch of samples from the moon, scientist have learned much about the moon’s composition etc, because of rocks.
-The biggest golden nugget weighted around 150 pounds , found in Australia.
-Platinum is so rare in a 1million pound ore, only 1% of that ore could be platinum.
-The Taj Mahal, one of the 7 wonders, made in 1632-1654, was all made out of marble.
Many proud Scotts have this as their tattoo but I’m going to tell you some facts about it’s history and etc..
-The thistle was founded during the rein of Alexander III (1449 – 1286)
- It is the national emblem of Scotland and here is why, Norwegian soldiers were invading a Scottish camp, when the Scottish were sleeping. The Norgies wanted to be dead silent, so they removed their footwear. And one of the soldiers stepped on a Thistle and screamed. Thus wakening every Scottish Soldier and resulting in Norway’s defeat.
-The first coin with the Thistle was issued in 1470 by King James III.
Those are just a few important facts I could find.
Some consider this barbaric, some consider it a tradition. I consider this a sport even though it is sad to see. Here some hunting facts.
-200 millions of animals are hunted each year.
-7% of the US hunts.
-In 60% of the wildlife areas in the US, you can hunt.
-Hunting is the oldest human sport*. Since the time of the ice ages we’ve been hunting, specially then because there was no plant food.
-As great as an animal might have defense against natural predators it doesn’t have a chance against the human firepower.
-Hunting disrupts hibernation, migration of animals.
-For animals like wolf who have a love mate for life, killing their mate destroy it’s life.
-Hunting agencies often make up excuses they only kill overpopulated animals like the white tailed deer but those animals only account for 3% of their kills.
-The government uses lots of the tax money to make roads in wildlife areas to make easy access for hunters. ( because hunters basically pay them back with the license to hunt).
-Hunters often say they do “fair chase”, what’s so fair about using a powerful firearm against a harmless animal.