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VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
VII Things We Learnt Last Week
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  • In six years of testing, Google’s driverless cars have been involved in just 16 minor accidents
  • RSS mouthpiece Organiser clocked a 200 per cent jump in ad revenues for 2014-15; Panchajanya up 68%
  • Barack Obama has played 200 rounds of golf during his two terms as POTUS; Woodrow Wilson played 1,200 and Eisenhower 800.
  • The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio contemplated charging athletes for the use of ACs in the games’ village
  • The quarter-inch jack, which is at the end of all headpho­nes, first appeared in 1878
  • The New Horizons probe which travelled 6 billion miles to Pluto has a power system that can only light up two incandescent light bulbs
  • If elected, Donald Trump will be the healthiest US president ever, with 110/65 BP

Compiled by Uttam Sengupta and Alka Gupta

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