What's the most multiracial state in the US?

Q: What's the most multiracial state in the US?

A: Hawaii is the most racially diverse state. Nearly 1 in 5 residents (20%) are multiracial. Ranking next are the states of Alaska and Oklahoma, both at roughly 4 percent.

What is the world's strongest laser?

Q: What is the world's strongest laser?

A: The world's most powerful laser is known officially as the National Ignition Facility. The super laser was created to help keep tabs on the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile while also studying the heavens. It is located at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory about 50 miles east of San Francisco.

The NIF is the size of a football field and consists of 192 separate laser beams that travel 1,000 feet in one-thousandth of a second to converge simultaneously on a target the size of a pencil eraser.

Who won the 2009 Giro d'Italia?

Q: Who won the 2009 Giro d'Italia?

A: Russian cyclist Denis Menchov won the 2009 Giro d'Italia in Rome, Italy.

How to Quickly Chill a Wine Bottle

Q: What's the quickest way to chill a champagne bottle?

A: Ooh, bubbly!

1. Place the bottle in an ice bucket.

2. Alternate layers of ice with layers of salt.

The salt will make the ice melt faster and make the cooling action more intense.

What's the Most Livable City?

Q: What's the most livable city in the United States?

A: According to Forbes in 2009, the most livable city is Portland, Maine. It ranked very high in income growth and culture. The city also has low levels of crime and unemployment.

How to Make a Blackened Pot Shiny

Q: I've got an aluminum pot that's turned black inside. Is it salvageable?

A: So you want to make it shiny again? Try this:

1. Chop up a small apple.
2. Place in the pot with enough water to cover.
3. Bring to a boil, then simmer for eight minutes.

The acid in the apple should work its magic and you should be able to wipe off the black stains with soapy water and a sponge.

What's the Most Livable State in the US?

Q: What's the most livable state in the USA?

A: According to State Rankings, the state of New Hampshire has the highest livability rating in the USA.

What's the Heaviest Marine Mammal?

Q: What's the heaviest marine mammal in the world?

A: Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus). It's the largest animal to have ever exited. Weight around 150 tons.

The largest marine mammal that is not a whale is the elephant seal. It weighs about four tons.