Sushi – demystified..

The word “sushi” is often ambiguous for non-native Japanese. We think of it as being interchangeable with raw fish. Sushi is vinegared rice topped with other ingredients. Sashimi, which is slices of raw fish alone, is not sushi because it isn’t accompanied with rice.  So this is sushi: These are different types of sushi Originally, sushi […]

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If we put all the ants in the world together on a weighing machine would they out weigh all human beings?

This is a fun exercise and is going to contain assumptions: Embery, Joan with Ed Lucaire. Collection of Amazing Animal Facts. 1983.”Scientists estimate that there are one quadrillion (1,000,000,000,000,000) ants living on the earth at any given time.”one quadrillion ants. More recent estimate point out to about 10 times more. 10,000 Trillion is the number and […]

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How there were at least 100 Billion People who have been born on Earth?

Any such exercise can be only a highly speculative enterprise, to be undertaken with far less seriousness than most demographic inquiries. Nonetheless, it is a somewhat intriguing idea that can be approached on at least a semi-scientific basis. To start the deduction we need to know the world population, this is elucidated in the image […]

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