Asked in Shoes
What are those little plastic things at the end of shoelaces called and who invented them?
They're called aglets. Evidence of their use goes all the way back to Ancient Roman times, so we can't really say for sure who invented them, or even when it was invented. ...
Asked in Atmospheric Sciences, The Solar System
What do we call all pieces of the stone that enter the Earth's atmosphere?
Stones that enter the Earth's atmosphere fro outer space are called meteors. If any pieces of them reach the ground, those pieces are called meteorites....
What is a picture or design made from small pieces of stone glass or wood called?
Pictures made from colorful pieces of glass - such as those seen in most church windows - are called mosaics. ...
Asked in DIY Projects, Survival Tips
Can you use shoelaces as a belt?
Yes, but it might wise to double them up, for strength (depending on your girth, that may take four, or even six, shoelaces). A normal pair of sweatpants uses no more than a shoelace, more commonly called a drawstring. If you are ever lost in the woods, you might want to use those shoelaces for animal snares. While you are waiting for the traps to snap, you might want to make a spear, with which to slay the larger carnivore that you...
Asked in Toys
What are those big plastic balls that you can get inside and roll downhill called?
There are a number of names for the balls - generally they are called zorbing balls or OGOs. ...
Asked in Plastics and Polymers
What are injection molded plastics used for?
Injection molding is often used to make smaller sized plastic pieces that are irregularly shaped. Some examples include plastic bottle caps such as those used on soda bottles and plastic combs. It is one of the most common types of parts manufacturing. ...
Asked in Chess
What are the significance of the castle piece in the chess?
The rook , or castle , are stronger than bishops or knights (which are called minor pieces) and are considered greater in value than either of those pieces by nearly two pawns but less valuable than two minor pieces . Two rooks are generally considered to be worth slightly more than a queen . Winning a rook for a bishop or knight is referred to as winning the exchange . Rooks and queens are called heavy pieces or major pieces as...
Asked in Butter and Margarine
What are those disposable plastic butter containers called?
Its called a Butter Dish. Good lookin out i had this same question. Hopefully by now you have already answered this question for your however if not I got you. ...
Asked in Plastics and Polymers
Can you call a plastic glass a glass?
If an object is not made of glass it really isn't a glass. It is more of a plastic cup. Many bars offer plastic glasses to take outside when you sit in their beer gardens are go to smoke. Even those these are called glasses they are not really. ...
Asked in Soccer History, FIFA World Cup
What are those plastic horns people blow during World Cup games?
Watching the World Cup? Are the announcers being drowned out by what sounds like a swarm of angry bees? You can thank those tiny plastic horns, called vuvuzelas, which are a staple of every South African football game. ...
What are the negitively charged subatomic particles in an atom?
Those are called electrons. Those are called electrons. Those are called electrons. Those are called electrons. ...
How do you change the middle brake light on a 2000 Honda Odyssey?
there is 2 plastic pieces (red) on either side of the light remove those, careful they break easy then two screws pull it off, and replace the bulb ...
How do you get to the wiper assembly of a Ford Expedition?
Start by removing the wipers, then remove the plastic grill, there are two pieces, and about 8 srews. When that is removed there are 3 8mm bolts that hold the unit in place, remove those, close the hood and there it is. ...