The Puritan brought beer to America. According to Mourt’s Relation (1622), the Mayflower pilgrims settled at Plymouth because supplies, especially beer, were running low. Beer was a dietary mainstay on long voyages because, having been broiled, it was purer than water.

The Puritan brought beer to America. According to Mourt’s Relation (1622), the Mayflower pilgrims settled at Plymouth because supplies, especially beer, were running low. Beer was a dietary mainstay on long voyages because, having been broiled, it was purer than water.

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All scorpions glow. A scorpion’s exoskeleton contains a thin transparent film called the hyaline layer, which fluoresces under black (ultraviolet) light. Even after hundreds of millions of years, the hyaline layers of fossilized scorpions still glow.

All scorpions glow. A scorpion’s exoskeleton contains a thin transparent film called the hyaline layer, which fluoresces under black (ultraviolet) light. Even after hundreds of millions of years, the hyaline layers of fossilized scorpions still glow.

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