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46 The first manned mission to land on the Moon was the Apollo 11 mission. Technology 01/12/09
47 Milton Bradley, known for creating several board games, invented the paper cutter. Technology > Gadgets 01/31/09
48 In 1839, Charles Goodyear discovered a process to vulcanize rubber. Technology 02/06/09
49 The radial tire was developed by Michelin in 1946. Technology 02/06/09
50 In 1887, the first practical pneumatic tire was developed by John Boyd Dunlop. Technology 02/07/09
51 The Sony PSP 3000 series has one analog stick. Technology > Gadgets 04/28/09
52 The first item ever scanned at a retail checkout using a UPC symbol was on June 26, 1974. Technology 10/12/09
53 The first item ever scanned at a retail checkout using a UPC symbol was a 10-pack of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum. Technology 10/15/09
54 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.3, released May 8, 2000, was code named "Kestrel". Technology > Computers 12/06/09
55 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.2, released December 4, 1998, was code named "Playground". Technology > Computers 12/06/09
56 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.4.0, released February 13, 2002, was code named "Merlin". Technology > Computers 12/06/09
57 The Java 2 Platform Standard Edition version 1.5.0, released September 29, 2004, was code named "Tiger". Technology > Computers 12/14/09
58 Steve Jobs is the co-founder of Apple Computers. Technology > Computers 11/19/10
59 The web browser Internet Explorer was released in 1995. Technology > Internet 08/30/11
60 MIME is abbreviated as Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension. Technology > Internet 07/25/14




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