Technology Facts

Technology Facts

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8 months ago
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.
9 months ago
The inventor of the Game Boy, was originally Nintendo’s janitor and maintenance man. His name was Gunpei Yokoi.
2 years ago
More than a billion transistors are manufactured every second.
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2 years ago
Surgeons who grew up playing video games make 37 percent fewer mistakes.
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3 years ago
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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5 years ago
A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.
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5 years ago
An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.
5 years ago
In 1998, Sony accidently sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people's clothes.
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5 years ago
The United States produces enough plastic film annually to cover the entire state of Texas.
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5 years ago
A car operates at maximum economy, gas-wise, at speeds between 25 and 35 miles per hour.
5 years ago
A Citreon 2CV with an oil leak once travelled 500 miles through Italy after its gearbox was filled with bananas!
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5 years ago
A fully loaded supertanker traveling at normal speed takes a least twenty minutes to stop.
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5 years ago
A small airplane can fly backwards.
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5 years ago
About 39,000 gallons of water are used to produce the average car!
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5 years ago
Any modern jet is capable of breaking the sound barrier.
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5 years ago
Attics were invented in Attica.
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