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  • North Korea is sitting on 6-10 trillion dollars worth of minerals it can't access due to lack of technology and equipment.
    North Korea is sitting on 6-10 trillion dollars worth of minerals it can't access due to lack of technology and equipment.
  • 3235 Roger Boisjoly-Six months before the Challenger disaster a lone engineer told his superiors about the O-Ring problem and warned the result “would be a catastrophe of the highest order - loss of human life.” His warning went unheeded; he then attempted to halt the launch, unsuccessfully. He was shunned by colleagues and managers and he resigned from the company.
    3235 Roger Boisjoly-Six months before the Challenger disaster a lone engineer told his superiors about the O-Ring problem and warned the result “would be a catastrophe of the highest order - loss of human life.” His warning went unheeded; he then attempted to halt the launch, unsuccessfully. He was shunned by colleagues and managers and he resigned from the company.
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  • Although children of identical twins are legally first cousins, genetically, they are actually half siblings.
    Although children of identical twins are legally first cousins, genetically, they are actually half siblings.
  • 2525 Engineer's Rings-Engineers in Canada receive an Iron Ring to remind them to have humility. It is in memory of a bridge that collapsed twice due to incorrect calculations involving iron.
    2525 Engineer's Rings-Engineers in Canada receive an Iron Ring to remind them to have humility. It is in memory of a bridge that collapsed twice due to incorrect calculations involving iron.
  • A litter of kittens can have separate fathers due to multiple mates during the mother's heat.
    A litter of kittens can have separate fathers due to multiple mates during the mother's heat.
  • 1477 Scarlett Johansson
    1477 Scarlett Johansson
  • Lincoln Logs were invented by John Lloyd Wright, son of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
    Lincoln Logs were invented by John Lloyd Wright, son of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • 3137 London Bridge Jump-In 1952 a double-decker bus was crossing London’s Tower Bridge when the process to close the gates failed. Driver Albert Gunter made a split-second decision to accelerate the bus, clearing a six-foot drop onto the other side. The passengers received only minor injuries and Gunter won a £10 bonus.
    3137 London Bridge Jump-In 1952 a double-decker bus was crossing London’s Tower Bridge when the process to close the gates failed. Driver Albert Gunter made a split-second decision to accelerate the bus, clearing a six-foot drop onto the other side. The passengers received only minor injuries and Gunter won a £10 bonus.
  • When Willie Nelson's assets were auctioned by the IRS, fans bought the items and gave them back to Willie.
    When Willie Nelson's assets were auctioned by the IRS, fans bought the items and gave them back to Willie.