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Science & Technology Facts

Science & Technology Facts

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The Great War favourite Spam manufactured by Homel has been unsuccessfully in its attempts to retain its name for itself. Most people think of unsolicited emails when you mention spam.

Contact Lenses

Believe it or not Leonardo Da Vinci was the first person to come up with the theory of contact lenses in the early 1500’s! – Obviously the great man was ahead of his time and it wasn’t until plastic was invented that attempts create contact lenses became a reality. The


57% of the world’s population is Asian. Only 21% is European.


Fingerprints start to form before birth and are influenced by the nutrition and growth early on in the pregnancy. Each finger has a slightly different pattern. Even identical twins that grown from the same egg have different fingerprints so fingerprints really are

Steel Sight Supersonic Car  If all the steel cans used in Britain and Ireland each  On October 15, 1997to end they would reach the Each eye has 125 million rods that only detect black year and stacked end Richard Noble’s car Thrust SSC and and through the sound barrier to be colours. smashed back 7 million cones that million 433 moon white and three times! That’s 1detect the first car to travel at 763mph, the first thousand miles worth of cans. supersonic land speed record.

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