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Famous brand names and there history

Adidas - from the name of the founder Adolf (Adi) Dassler.

Adobe - came from name of the river Adobe Creek that ran behind the houses of founders John Warnock and Chuck Geschke .

AltaVista - Spanish for "HIGH VIEW". 
BMW - abbreviation of Bayerische Motoren Werke (Bavarian Motor Factories) 
Coca-Cola - Coca-Cola's name is derived from the coca leaves and kola nuts used as flavoring. Coca-Cola creator John S. Pemberton changed the 'K' of kola to 'C' for the name to look better.

Compaq - from "comp" for computer, and "pack" to denote a small integral object; or: Compatibility and Quality; or: from the company's first product, the very compact Compaq Portable. 
Daewoo - the company founder Kim Woo Chong called it Daewoo which means "Great Universe" in Korean.

Dell - named after its founder, Michael Dell. The company changed its name from Dell Computer in 2003.

DHL - the company was founded by Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom , and Robe…

Amazing facts about Earth

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The three most common elements in the universe are 1) hydrogen; 2) helium; 3) oxygen.

- - - Eris (dwarf planet) is the most recently discovered planets in 2005.


- - - The town of Tidikelt in the Shara Desert once went ten years without rainfall. - - - The water in the Great Salt Lake of Utah is more than four times as salty as any ocean. - - - The wettest spot in the world is located on the island of Kauai . Mt. Waialeale consistently records rainfall at the rate of nearly 500 inches per year.

GREAT WORDS BY SOME GREAT PEOPLE

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"Friendship is the most priceless gift that can be given to self and others."


GREAT WORDS BY SOME GREAT PEOPLE

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that an airplane takes off against the wind not with it."


Amazing Rose

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This rose changed colour from yellow to pink in couple of days.
































amazing about numbers

Do you know,


Letters 'a', 'b', 'c' &'d' do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 99 (Letter 'd' comes for the first time in Hundred)

Letters 'a', 'b' & 'c' do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 999 (Letter 'a' comes for the first time in Thousands)

Letters 'b' & 'c' do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 999,999,999 (Letter 'b' comes for the first time in Billion)

And

Letter 'c' does not appear anywhere in the spellings of entire English counting

Some Amazing Animal Facts (Part 1)

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The tiger is the largest member of the cat family. - - - The tiny poison arrow frog has enough poison to kill over 2200 people! - - - The tongues of chameleons are twice the length of their body. - - - The tsetse fly kills another 66,000 people annually. - - - The turbot fish lays approximately 14 million eggs during its lifetime. - - - The turkey was named for what was wrongly thought to be its country of origin. - - - The turtle has the lowest pulse rate of any animal: 13 beats per minute. - -