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Fun fact of the day
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Volvo built their reputation on selling safer cars, but they gave away the most important safety device ever invented: the three-point seat belt. UK autos website Arnold Clark took a look back at what is now the universal modern seat belt, created by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin in 1959.
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#2
How many active volcanoes are there in the world?

There are about 1500 potentially active volcanoes worldwide, aside from the continuous belt of volcanoes on the ocean floor. About 500 of these have erupted in historical time. Many of these are located along the Pacific Rim in what is known as the 'Ring of Fire.'
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Cool
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#4
How many patents Thomas Edison had?

Thomas Edison was an inventor who accumulated 2,332 patents worldwide for his inventions. 1,093 of Edison's patents were in the United States, but other patents were approved in countries around the globe.
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(08-10-2016, 11:12 AM)Seline Wrote: How many patents Thomas Edison had?

Thomas Edison was an inventor who accumulated 2,332 patents worldwide for his inventions. 1,093 of Edison's patents were in the United States, but other patents were approved in countries around the globe.

Thomas invent to make money from patent. Tesla invent to improve the life of others
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Who were the first people to use money?

According to Herodotus, the Lydians were the first people to introduce the use of gold and silver coins. It is thought by modern scholars that these first stamped coins were minted around 650–600 BC. The system of commodity money eventually evolved into a system of representative money.
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#7
Is a mushroom a vegetable?
A mushroom is neither a fruit nor a vegetable; technically mushrooms aren't even plants. They are a special type of fungus—a notion that puts some people off. If you don't mind the fungus part, though, mushrooms are a great addition to a healthy diet—not to mention totally delicious.
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Why is the wedding ring worn on the third finger of the left hand?

According to a tradition believed to have been derived from the Romans, the wedding ring is worn on the left hand ring finger because there was thought to be a vein in the finger, referred to as the 'Vena Amoris' or the 'Vein of Love' said to be directly connected to the heart.
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#9
How many dots are there on a golf ball?

The dimples are usually the same size as one another, but some golf balls have several different sizes of dimple on the same ball. Any number between 300 and 500 dimples is reasonable, and 336 is a common number.
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Where did hamburgers originally come from?

Another version of the creation of the hamburger is that of German cook Otto Kuasw, who created a very popular sailors' sandwich made of a fillet of beef patty fried in butter, served with a fried egg, between two toasted buns in 1891, at a post in Hamburg, Germany.
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