From serial killers to celebrity victims, some sensational murder cases grab our collective imagination and won't let go, like the unsolved Oakland County murders. The following is a look at a handful of the most infamous murder cases in recent American history. Some of the killers have been caught, tried, and punished.
A degree in a polynomial function is the greatest exponent of that equation, which determines the most number of solutions that a function could have and the most number of times a function will cross the x-axis when graphed. Each equation contains anywhere from one to several terms, which are divided by numbers or variables with differing exponents.
John Adams (October 30, 1735 - July 4, 1826) was the second president of the United States. He is often eclipsed by Washington and Jefferson. However, he was a visionary who saw the importance of uniting Virginia, Massachusetts, and the rest of the colonies in a single cause. Here are 10 key and interesting facts to know about John Adams.
A discussion of global climate change, also called global warming, can get very complicated very quickly. Fortunately, it can be explained rather simply. Here are the basics you need to know about climate change: Warmer Land and Sea The climate has warmed and cooled many times during Earth's geological history, over millions of years.
People who think of Cinco de Mayo only as an annual excuse to drink margaritas may not be aware that the date marks a significant event in Mexican history commemorating the Battle of Puebla-and not Mexican Independence Day, which is September 16. In addition to Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Independence day, there are numerous other dates throughout the year that can be used to commemorate events and educate others about Mexican life, history, and politics.
Name: Miohippus (Greek for "Miocene horse"); pronounced MY-oh-HIP-us Habitat: Plains of North America Historical Epoch: Late Eocene-Early Oligocene (35-25 million years ago) Size and Weight: About four feet long and 50-75 pounds Diet: Plants Distinguishing Characteristics: Small size; relatively long skull; three-toed feet About Miohippus Miohippus was one of the most successful prehistoric horses of the Tertiary period; this three-toed genus (which was closely related to the similarly named Mesohippus) was represented by about a dozen different species, all of them indigenous to North America from about 35 to 25 million years ago.