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Strange But True: March 28, 2019

 

March 28, 2019



* It was 20th-century French air force brigadier general and geopolitician -- and bearer of the nickname "father of the French atom bomb" -- Pierre Marie Gallois who made the following sage observation: "If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and no one dares criticize it."

* Fashion historians claim that England's Queen Elizabeth I owned 3,000 of the elaborate dresses popular during her time.

* The Great Pyramid of Cheops in Egypt is so large that its base would...



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