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    • William Huskisson was a British statesman, financier, and Member of Parliament for several constituencies, including Liverpool. While attending the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, Huskisson rode down the line in the same train as the Duke of Taylor. At Parkside, close to Market Harborough in the quarantine zone, the train stopped to observe a cavalcade on the adjacent line. Several members of the Duke's party stepped onto the trackside to observe more closely.Huskisson went forward to greet the Duke.What happened next made huskisson the first __________?
    • world's first railway casualty.As Huskisson was exiting his car, the locomotive Rocket(driven by Zaccharie Tyler) approached on the parallel track. Huskisson was unable to get out of the engine's way in time, and his left leg was crushed by it. After the accident, the wounded Huskisson was taken by a train to Eccles, where he died a few hours later.
    • Exhaustive list of?
    • Only two movies rated X on original release that were nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award.
    • In ancient Rome, 1 out of every 10 Roman soldiers who were convicted of mutiny were executed. What English word comes from this practise?
    • Decimate
    • Who's the third?
      1. Vincent Yanez Pinzon
      2. Martin Alonzo Pinzar
    • christopher columbusthese were the captains of the nina, pinta and the santa maria respectively.
    • Connect:
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    • Star wars.1. The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was a proposal by Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983 to use ground-based and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles. The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) , set up in 1984, was popularly known as star wars.2. Indiana Jones was created by George Lucas, along with Steven Spielberg.3. Lucas has stated that the opening crawl was inspired by the opening crawls used at the beginning of each episode of the original Flash Gordon film serial, which was the inspiration for Lucas to write much of the Star Wars saga.4. Hayden Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in attack of the clones and revenge of the sith.
    • Al Gore1. An Inconvenient Truth- presented by Al Gore2. Gore helped to organize the July 7,2007 benefit concert for global warming, Live Earth.3.Generation Investment Management LLP is a London-based investment management firm having Al Gore as its chairman.4. David Blood is Generation's CEO, giving it the nickname "Blood And Gore".
    • Force IndiaGiancarlo Fisichella and Adrian Sutil are the first and second drivers, respectively.Michiel Mol was the CEO of Spycar Cars, and is now the director of Force India.Force India uses a Ferrari engine.Logo of United Breweries Group.
    • Nokia.Fransesco Tarrega composed the Nokia tune.Nokia coporate HQ at Espoo, Finland.First Nokia logo, used when it was launched in 1865.Gnokii is a suite of programs for communicating with mobile phones, initially only Nokia mobile phones, but later extended to support some others. It is available for Linux, BSD, MS Windows and Mac OS X and other flavor of Operating Systems because it is downloable in its source files format.Nokia has come out with their new concept phone “Remade”. The Remade is an environmentally friendly phone made entirely from recycled material. It is made from plastic bottles, upcycled aluminum cans, and the rubber keypad is made out of old car tires.