Facts and Chicks

Sep 30

New York’s area code is 212 because it was the fastest number to dial on a rotary phone
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New York’s area code is 212 because it was the fastest number to dial on a rotary phone

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Sep 29

While James Cameron was stricken with food poisoning in Rome on a film set, he had a nightmare about an invincible robot hit man sent from the future to kill him giving him the idea for the Terminator catapulting his career.
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While James Cameron was stricken with food poisoning in Rome on a film set, he had a nightmare about an invincible robot hit man sent from the future to kill him giving him the idea for the Terminator catapulting his career.

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Sep 28

Apple got the idea of a desktop interface from Xerox. Later, Steve Jobs accused Gates of stealing from Apple. Gates said, “Well Steve, I think it’s more like we both had this rich neighbor named Xerox and I broke into his house to steal the TV set and found out that you had already stolen it.”
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Apple got the idea of a desktop interface from Xerox. Later, Steve Jobs accused Gates of stealing from Apple. Gates said, “Well Steve, I think it’s more like we both had this rich neighbor named Xerox and I broke into his house to steal the TV set and found out that you had already stolen it.”

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Sep 27

Stan Lee created Iron Man because he thought no one would like him.
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Stan Lee created Iron Man because he thought no one would like him.

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Sep 26

A baseball player only needs to spend one day in the major leagues to earn free healthcare for life.
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A baseball player only needs to spend one day in the major leagues to earn free healthcare for life.

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Sep 25

In 1982, AT&T, which had complete control of the telephone service in the US, broke up into 7 companies due to an antitrust case. Now, 4 of those companies once again belong to AT&T, 2 to Verizon, and the last to CenturyLink.
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In 1982, AT&T, which had complete control of the telephone service in the US, broke up into 7 companies due to an antitrust case. Now, 4 of those companies once again belong to AT&T, 2 to Verizon, and the last to CenturyLink.

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Sep 24

The pallbearers at Billy Mays’ funeral wore blue shirts and khaki pants in tribute.
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The pallbearers at Billy Mays’ funeral wore blue shirts and khaki pants in tribute.

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