The old method of coloring fire - rummaging through old magazines and newspapers, looking for highly colored pages to throw onto a fire to make colored flames - can be hit-and-miss. However, if you want to know how to color fire reliably, check out this list of colorants and simple instructions for using them.
When you find yourself interested in medical school, and as such, the MCAT exam, but also find yourself a little lacking in the funds necessary to get you there, then the AAMC offers you a way to get what you want without the hefty price tag attached: The Fee Assistance Program or FAP. Below, you'll find out the basics about the Fee Assistance Program, the benefits of the program and the ways to obtain assistance if you qualify.
Someone in London murdered and mutilated a number of prostitutes during the autumn of 1888; the press went into a frenzy, politicians pointed the finger at each other, hoaxers polluted the investigation, and one of several nicknames stuck: Jack the Ripper. Over a century later, Jack's identity has never been wholly proven (there isn't even a leading suspect), most aspects of the case are still debated, and the Ripper is an infamous cultural bogeyman.
In July 1793, the revolution was at its lowest ebb. Enemy forces were advancing over French soil, British ships hovered near French ports hoping to link up with rebels, the Vendée had become a region of open rebellion, and Federalist revolts were frequent. Parisians were worried that Charlotte Corday, the assassin of Marat, was only one of the thousands of provincial rebels operating in the capital ready to strike down the leaders of the revolution in droves.
Dysphemism is the substitution of a more offensive or disparaging word or phrase for one considered less offensive, such as the use of the slang term "shrink" for "psychiatrist." Dysphemism is the opposite of euphemism . Adjective: dysphemistic . Though often meant to shock or offend, dysphemisms may also serve as in-group markers to signal closeness.
Roasting Definition: Roasting is a process in metallurgy in which a sulfide ore is heated in air. The process may convert a metal sulfide to a metal oxide or to a free metal. Example: Roasting ZnS may yield ZnO; roasting HgS may yield free Hg metal.