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