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How Microsoft created over 10,000 millionaires

On 4 April 1975, when they started their software company Microsoft, the two founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen would certainly not...

Cryonics: Can You Freeze Your Body For The Future?

When on 19 September 1991 a mummy was found on the Tisenjoch, the connection between the Ötz Valley and the Schnal Valley,...

20 Facts about Facebook – You need to know this!

Facebook might seem a bit outdated as Instagram or Whatsapp is becoming more popular but you always have to keep in mind...

13 Facts About Galileo Galilei

Einstein once said that only the work of Galileo can be seen as the real beginning of astronomy and physics. All before that might...

71 Space Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind

Space, the Final Frontier - a well-known statement for all Star Trek fans but even if you have watched all episodes of...

20 Facts About Nikola Tesla That Will Give You Shock Waves!

You have probably heard a lot of facts about Nikola Tesla like he was one of the pioneers of electromagnetic induction, the...

Superfetation: The pregnancy during pregnancy

There is a low probability that women can become pregnant a second time during pregnancy. This so-called phenomenon of “superfetation” is highly unlikely, but nevertheless possible. The last known case of a woman who was pregnant twice at the same time occurred in 2009.

The unbelievable life of Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson, an African American born in 1918, was an incredible mathematician. Due to her special abilities, she attended high school at the age of ten and completed her studies when she was only 18. When she later worked for NASA, her talent for math was soon recognized and it became her job to verify the accuracy of computer-calculated orbits for planets.

Benford’s Law: The unbelievable first-digit law

If you take the measure of anything, such as the height of a mountain, the length of a river or the price of a company’s share, then the probability that this number begins with a one is about 30 percent. The probability of this number beginning with a nine, on the other hand, is only five percent. This phenomenon is known as “Benford’s Law” and has frequently been used to disprove fake statistics.

Ron Wayne: The Third and Unknown Founder of Apple

Aside from Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, there was a third founder of Apple: Ron Wayne. However, he sold his shares in 1976 for 800 dollars.

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