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Whatevo 1y

Why February Only Has 28 Days

Like so much we know of society, blame the Romans.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY ABRAHAM LINCOLN!

1. He was the only president to have a patent (The original Shark Tank): Lincoln invented a device to free steamboats that ran aground.
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Map of ‘Pangaea’ with Current International Borders

Pangaea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming about 300 million years ago. It began to break apart around 200 million years ago. The single global ocean which surrounded Pangaea is accordingly named Panthalassa.  If you merged our current international borders with those of Pangaea, it would look something like the above image.Click here for a larger version of the map
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Do you remember this lady? I didn't either.

Irena Sendler - Died: May 12, 2008 (aged 98) in Warsaw, Poland.During WWII, Irena got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist.  She had an ulterior motive.  Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried.  She also carried a burlap sack in the back of her truck for larger kids.  Irena kept a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto.  The soldiers, of course, wanted nothing to do with the dog and the barking covered the kids/infants noises.  During her time of doing this, she managed to smuggle out and save 2,500 kids/infants.  Ultimately, she was caught, however, and the Nazi's broke both of her legs and arms and beat her severely.
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