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    The flushing toilet was invented in 1596, not by Thomas Crapper as most people think, but by Sir John Harington.
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    Leonardo Da Vinci predicted the mass use of solar energy as long ago as 1447.
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    Henry Ford was Charles Lindbergh's first passenger in the Spirit of St. Louis.
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    Hundreds of years ago, the Aztecs of Mexico and the people of Nicaragua believed gods lived in volcanoes. They would sacrifice beautiful young girls to these powerful gods.
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    Ancient Romans at one time used human urine as an ingredient in their toothpaste.
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    During the 1600's, boys and girls in England wore dresses until they were about seven years old.
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