August 24, 1853 - Saratoga Springs, NY
It has been claimed that the first potato chips were prepared by Chef George Crum, an American Indian, at Moon's Lake House in Saratoga Springs, NY. When railroad magnate Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt was dining there, he sent his fried potatoes back to the kitchen, complaining they were "too thick." The chef, George Crum retaliated by slicing paper thin strips of potatoes and frying them to a crisp. But Vanderbilt loved these "Saratoga Chips" and they became an instant success.
NIGERIA $100 LAPTOP FIELD TESTS A SUCCESS
August 24, 2007 - Nigeria and Brazil
Field tests of a revolutionary laptop costing $100.00 has proved a success in Nigeria and Brazil opening up the opportunity to help third world countries children catch up with the rest of the world. The laptop has a number of revolutionary innovations and is part of the "One Laptop Per Child" initiative No Moving Parts ( 1GB of flash memory ) instead of traditional hard disc. Super energy efficient Processor AMD 433 MHz with in built graphics card
Open Source Linux operating system (OS) free Dual wi-fi antennas with 3 times normal range with mesh networking built in ( peer to peer between laptops ) Low power dual-mode display, which allows toggle between color and black-and-white screens which provides screen reading in direct sunlight in BW mode. Multiple options for charging super efficient battery including hand crank charge, solar panel charge and even a pull-string recharger Sealed waterproof green rubber keyboard.
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by John Adams
"...The Revolution was effected before the War commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people, was the real American Revolution...."
Rules for Happiness
by Immanuel Kant
"...Rules for Happiness: Something to do, Someone to love, Something to hope for...."
about Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs' annual salary was $1, just enough to keep company health benefits.
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about Besides Lung Cancer
Besides lung cancer, tobacco use also increases the risk for cancers of the mouth, lips, nasal cavity (nose) and sinuses, larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, uterus, cervix, colon/rectum, ovary (mucinous), and acute myeloid leukemia.
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