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Friday, August 11, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Congratulations to Betty Barkley who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

Under pressure is the only way I work,
and by myself is the only way I'm hurt.

What am I?

ANSWER: A diamond.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences."

HINT: (1712 - 1778) Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, and Essayist.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

Magnets got their name from Magnesia, a province in Greece.

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On average, 9,000 earthquakes take place worldwide everyday.

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In 1508, Leonarda da Vinci first described and sketched contact lenses.

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On Star Trek, William Shatner's character Captain Kirk, was the first to utter 'hell' and engage in an interracial kiss on primetime television.

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The first European travelers in a hot-air balloon were a sheep, a duck and a rooster. The 1783 maiden flight lasted eight minutes.

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Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, a French nobleman and a Franciscan, came to America in 1683. Cadillac established a fur-trading post in 1701, where Lake Erie connects to Lake St. Clair. That became Detroit.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences."

ANSWER: Jean Jacques Rousseau

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