Monday, November 30, 2009

Domain ."Com" was created in 1985

Domain ."Com" was created in 1985. The oldest page with this domain name was, and still is :

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Friday, November 27, 2009

Creator of the character "@"

1971 Rek Tomlinson developed electronic mail for the ARPANET. It was him who create character "@". He create popular "monkey", to separate in email address, user name from computer name.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

First self-propelled car

The first self-propelled car was invented by Nicolas Cugnot in 1769th It was designed with three wheels and an engine in the front along with the Boiler. The car was able to run at a speed of 6 km / h (3.75 mp/h). The first self-propelled car was first used by French Army to move Cannons.

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Saturday, November 21, 2009

ancient Roman pedicure and manicure

In Rome, there were people who specialized in plucking armpit. Somewhere around 1 AD Roman aristocrats interested in fashion, removed all of their body hair. Requirements for the profession were tweezers, a strong arm and the ability to deal with their customer's pain.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Amazon Rain Forest

The Amazon Rain Forest produces more than 20% of the world's oxygen supply. The Amazon River pushes so much water into the Atlantic Ocean that more than one hundred miles at sea off the mouth of the river one can dip fresh water out of the ocean. The volume of water in the Amazon River is greater than the next eight largest rivers in the world combined and three times the flow of all rivers in the United States.

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Friday, November 13, 2009

The most Olympic medals ever won

The record for the most Olympic medals ever won is held by Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina. Competing in three Olympics, between 1956 and 1964, she won 18 medals.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Most famous religious site

The arrangement of stones at Stonehenge, Neolithic likely the most famous religious site, on the Salisbury Plain in southern England, results from several phases of construction that occurred between 2.500 BC to around 2.000 B.C. The stones used in its construction came from two places. The Bluestone, Which form the inner, earliest, semicircle, came from the Preseli Mountains around 385 kilometers (616 miles) away. The larger sarsens, weighing up to 45 tonnes, were brought to Stonehenge from the Marlborough Downs, 30 kilometers (48 miles) to the north.

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The most expensive coffee in the world

The most expensive coffee in the world comes from civet poop. Kopi Luwak are coffee beans that come from Civet (a cat sized mammal) poo. The animals gorge on only the finest ripe berries, and excrete the partially-digested beans, which are then harvested for sale. Kopi Luwak is the most expensive coffee in the world, selling for between $120 and $600 USD per pound, and is sold mainly in Japan and United States, but it is increasingly becoming available elsewhere. My question is: who the hell discovered that it tasted good?

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