Newton could not shut the door since the cat would meow and scratch. His solution was to cut a small hole at the bottom of the door and place a piece of fabric to cover it. In this way, the cat could come and go at will. The cat flap has since evolved. We now have electronic chips sewn into animal collars that will only permit entrance to your pet.
On Feb. 20th 1943, a couple of Mexican farmers were surprised to find a fissure in their cornfield. The next day, the cone of the volcano had already reached a height of 164 feet (50 meters. In less than six months, its height had reached 1391 feet (424 meters) and destroyed the village of Paricutin.
The Australian rock band AC/DC has been honored by the city of Melbourne with a street named after them. The street sign features a lightning bolt, an image long associated with the group. This street was chosen as the one of their videos was shot near there 30 years ago.
Pablo Picasso was often found drawing on the paper tablecloths at his favorite restaurants. Restaurateurs would often ask him to leave the drawings instead of paying the bill. According to legend, when a restaurateur asked him to sign the drawing, Picasso reportedly replied "I came to eat, not buy the restaurant."
In your travels around the world, you are sure to encounter roundabouts. US drivers might know them as traffic circles, road circles, or rotaries. Half of the world’s 60, 000 roundabouts are found in France. The construction cost of a roundabout varies from 100,000 to a million USD.
An American named one of his sons ''Winner'', to see if it would bring him luck, and three years later, he named another son ''Loser''. But ''Loser'' went to university where he was an accomplished athlete and became a police officer, while ''Winner'' was arrested thirty times, spend several years in prison and became a career criminal.