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      09-13-2006, 08:20 PM   #1
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In 1956, the first hard drive was two refrigerators wide and stored the equivalent of one MP3 song

Lets share some fun facts..
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The Wright Brother's first flight was 120 feet in distance which is less than the length of a modern airliner.
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that......Im going to be a doctor in 8-10 years!!
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That a mere 10 or so years ago the vast majority of the population somehow managed to survive without cell phones or email.

I can't understand it myself.
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May 14, 2007 is the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia; the first permanent English settlement in North America. The ships that brought them from England were the Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery.

No, no, not the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria. That was Christopher Columbus 114 years earlier. And certainly not the Mayflower. That was in 1620.

This concludes your history lesson for today.
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In 1956, the first hard drive was two refrigerators wide and stored the equivalent of one MP3 song

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......thus making the first computers made of vacuum tubes as big as gyms.
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on October 31, 1942 at 3:13pm, Ferdinant Geoff Heizen took a shit in a shape of the BMW roundel
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The most complex eyes in the world that we know of belong to a deep sea crustacean called the Mantis Shrimp which can see in addition to normal light, ultra violet and infrared light. It possesses 4 times the visual pigment of a human.
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A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time, measuring 1/100th of a second.
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the cheetah is the fastest land animal and the flees found on cheetas are the fastest of all the flee species.
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that......Im going to be a doctor in 8-10 years!!
I'm going to be a doctor in 2 years!!!
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      09-15-2006, 02:22 AM   #13
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^^^

6 years...=) hahaha
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the cheetah is the fastest land animal and the flees found on cheetas are the fastest of all the flee species.
Yea, if I were on a cheetah I'd flee, too.
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I did not know that.
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I did not know that.
i was kidding about the flee.
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I am going to work for apple so here is my trivia...

First 17 inch notebook
First Mouse
First person computer mass marketed for everyone
The first home computer with a GUI or graphical user interface was the Apple Lisa.
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on October 31, 1942 at 3:13pm, Ferdinant Geoff Heizen took a shit in a shape of the BMW roundel
LOL....
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...when in Africa you should not play games with the animals. Some of them are cheetahs.

...you shouldn't wear dark blue in Africa. It attracts the Tsetse fly (that transmits African Sleeping Sickness).
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Actuaries go through more testing to get their designations than brain surgeons.
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Actuaries go through more testing to get their designations than brain surgeons.
What is an actuary? And what is their designation?
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