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the first computer was as long as 6 buses?

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the first television was made using a cat's tail, a thread, a needle and a bicycle wheel?

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the circumference of the Earth was first measured by Erastosthenes 2000 years ago? His results were very similar to the result achieved by scientists today!

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Sir Thomson won the Noble Prize for discovering particles called electrons; 10 years later his son won the Noble Prize for proving his father wrong?

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the atom bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima killed 200,000 people in a few seconds?

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in about 1000 AD Leif Ericsson, the Viking, sailed across the Atlantic, about 500 years before Columbus?

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there are nearly 43,000 species of vertebrates?

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if the Sun was a football, the Earth would be a small pea 30m away?

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Uranus was the first planet to be discovered by a telescope?

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some snake can be up to 10m in length?

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William Shakespeare did not care about the publication of his work and some of his work may have been disappeared?

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there may be more than 100,00 creatures per square metre in the mud of a sandy shore?

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in the 19th century, there were many forms of football, all of them allowed the use of hands? In 1868, a meeting in London made 2 games, one was called football which only allowed one player per team to use his hands and the other is what we now call rugby.

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basketball began  in its present form in 1891 when some young Americans wanted an indoor game?

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