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Monday, October 24, 2016

Greetings Infomaniacs,

What is the luck? My car is leaking oil. Earlier this year it was leaking coolant. That ended up costing me a $400 water pump. I don't even want to think about what an oil leak is going to end up costing.

How did we become so dependent on automobiles?

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas, and throw the bad ones away."

HINT: (1901-1994), American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The automobile was invented in 1886. The used car lot (of 17 cars) was invented in 1897.

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The first Rolls-Royce sold for $600, in 1906. Today they sell for more than $200,000.

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The tubeless auto tire was invented by a man named Frank Herzegh. He made one dollar for it.

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The first reported car theft in America took place in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1905.

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Whale oil was used in automobile transmission fluids as late as 1973.

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When used to make ethyl alcohol, an acre of potatoes will produce enough fuel to fill 25 cars.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas, and throw the bad ones away."

ANSWER: Linus Pauling.

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