What do bullet-proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common? All invented by women.

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What do bullet-proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
All invented by women.

If a statue of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in [...]
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A little magic with numbers in the image
attached. Click to enlarge.A little magic with numbers in the image attached. Click to enlarge. ... deschide curiozitatea

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millions births in 2005Countries with the most births per year, millions births in 2005 ... deschide curiozitatea

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What do bullet-proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
All invented by women. ... deschide curiozitatea

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It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month - or what we know today as the honeymoon. ... deschide curiozitatea

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