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Technology Facts

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    To have your picture taken by the very first camera you would have had to sit still for 8 hours!
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    Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37 percent fewer mistakes.
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    The technology contained in a single game boy unit in 2000 exceeds all the computing power that was used to put the first man on moon in 1969.
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    The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
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    Windmills always turn anti-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!
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    There’s an internet-enabled jacket which gives you a “hug” every time a Facebook friend likes your status.
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    The blueprint for a floating city has just been approved by the largest port construction and design company in China. It's entirely self-sustainable, and extends underwater.
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    There's a Mumbai-based pizzeria that now delivers pizza by drone.
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    Scientists in China have built a prototype high-speed maglev train that is theoretically capable of reaching speeds of up to 1,800 mph (2,900 km/h).
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    Scientists in the UK are creating a smartphone app that will enable users to test for STDs.
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    Kissenger is a pig-shaped robotic device that lets you kiss someone over the internet.
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    The Google driverless car has only encountered two accidents. The first it was rear ended at a stop sign, and the second was when a human was behind the wheel.
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    UFO sightings have reduced by over 80% since the introduction of smartphones and public access to HD video.
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    Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence in only eight hours, a group of scientists have claimed.
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    Sony researchers have developed a refrigerator that only opens when you smile.
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    There's an "anti-smartphone" called John's Phone which can only make and receive calls.
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    Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis had an online multiplayer mode.
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    Mico headphones read your brainwaves and select music based on your state of mind.
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    All GPS units sold in the civilian market have to be programmed to deactivate themselves if they detect they are travelling faster than 1200 MPH or are above 60,000 feet in altitude to prevent them being used in intercontinental ballistic missiles.
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    Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have expressed their desire to see the search engine become artificial intelligence itself. To achieve that goal, they created the highly-protected “X lab.”
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    There's a phone app called RoboRoach that allows you to remotely control a cockroach through a chip that you to manually implant into the unwitting critter.
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    The inventor of the Game Boy, was originally Nintendo’s janitor and maintenance man. His name was Gunpei Yokoi.
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    More than a billion transistors are manufactured every second.
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    Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37 percent fewer mistakes.
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    The technology contained in a single game boy unit in 2000 exceeds all the computing power that was used to put the first man on moon in 1969.
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    Windmills always turn anti-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!
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    Whale oil was used in automobile transmissions as late as 1973.
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    To have your picture taken by the very first camera you would have had to sit still for 8 hours!
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    Thomas Alva Edison patented almost 1,300 inventions in his lifetime!
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    There are only 14 blimps in the world.
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    The Queen Mary - the grandest vessel of her day - had many of her vital components made by car manufacturer Skoda!
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    The oil used by jewelers to lubricate clocks and watches costs about $3,000 a gallon.
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    The normal static electricty shock that zaps your finger when you touch a doorknob is usually between 10,000 and 30,000 volts!
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    The life boat was patented in 1845!
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    The IRS processes more than 2 billion pieces of paper each year.
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    The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of only 5 megabytes.
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    The first alarm clock could only ring at 4 a.m.
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    The electric chair was invented by a dentist!
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    The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
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    The ball on top of a flagpole is called a 'truck'.
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    The average car produces a pound of pollution every 25 miles!
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    The American Automobile Association was founded for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps!
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    Technically speaking, crystal glass is actually a Liquid that flows very slowly.
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    Originally, Nintendo was a playing card manufacturer.
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    Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer.

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