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How Long Do Mosquitoes Live

Mosquitoes are a small species of insect that are common to tropical and subtropical regions of the Earth. There are also some species of mosquito that have adapted to cool climates, which means they can be found on every continent on Earth. Almost everyone is familiar with the itchy red lumps caused by mosquito bites, but many are not aware of the potential diseases that mosquitoes can carry. Mosquito borne illnesses cause over 2 million deaths each year. Interestingly, only the female mosquito feeds on blood. If you have ever wondered how long a mosquito lives, read on to find out.

How long is the Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is one of the most well known man-made objects on the Earth. It is located in Northern China and stretches from Shanhaiguan in the east, to Lop Nur in the west. It is not actually one continuous wall as many people believe, but a series of short walls, trenches, mountains and rivers. It was originally built to protect the Chinese empire from intrusion by various different nomadic groups in the 5th century. It was constructed over 2,000 years ago by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China during the Qin (Ch’in) Dynasty (221 B.C – 206 B.C.) Most of the wall that remains today was actually built by the Ming Dynasty between 1368 and 1644. It helped defend the Chinese empire against repeated attacks for the Mongolian tribes.

How Long Does it Take to Defrost a Turkey

At Thanksgiving or even on Christmas Day, turkeys are traditionally eaten by millions of people as part of their celebrations. This post will tell you how long it takes to defrost a turkey and then tell you the best method of defrosting a turkey to stay healthy over the holidays!