Sunday, September 28, 2014

STATES AND WHAT THEY ARE FAMOUS FOR !


USA- STATES AND WHAT THEY ARE FAMOUS FOR (DID YOU EVER IMAGINE?) :

ALABAMA ............Was the first state to have 9-1-1, started 1968.

ALASKA .........One out of every 64 people has a pilot's license.

ARIZONA ............Is the only state in the continental U.S. that does not
follow Daylight Savings Time.

ARKANSAS ...........Has the only active diamond mine in the U.S.

CALIFORNIA ;............Its economy is so large that if it were a country,
it would rank seventh in the entire world.

COLORADO ............In 1976 it became the only state to turn down the
Olympics.

CONNECTICUT ............The Frisbee was invented here at Yale University

DELAWARE ...........Has more scientists and engineers than any other state.

FLORIDA ............At 874.3 square miles, Jacksonville is the largest city
in the U.S.

GEORGIA ............It was here, in 1886, that pharmacist John Pemberton
made the first vat of Coca-Cola....interesting!

HAWAII ............Hawaiians live, on average, five years longer than
residents of any other state.

IDAHO ...........TV was invented in Rigby , Idaho , in 1922.

ILLINOIS ...........Has a Governor in jail, one pending jail, and is the
most corrupt state in the union!

INDIANA ............Home to Santa Claus, Indiana, which gets a half million
letters for Santa every year.

IOWA .........Winnebago R.V.s get their name from Winnebago County . Also, it
is the only state name that begins with 2 vowels.

KANSAS ............Liberal, Kansas has an exact replica of the house in "The
Wizard of Oz".

KENTUCKY ............Has more than $6 billion in gold underneath Fort Knox .

LOUISIANA ............Has parishes instead of counties because they were
originally Spanish church units.

MAINE ............It is so large that it covers as many square miles as the
other five New England states combined.

MARYLAND ............The Ouija board was created in Baltimore in 1892.......
Bet you didn't know that!

MASSACHUSETTS .......The Fig Newton is named after Newton , Massachusetts .

MICHIGAN ............ Fremont , home to Gerber, is the baby food capital of
the world.

MINNESOTA ....... Bloomington 's Mall of America is so big, that if you spent
10 minutes in each store, you'd be there almost four days.

MISSISSIPPI .....President Teddy Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear here...
that's how the teddy bear got its name.

MISSOURI ............Is the birthplace of the ice cream cone.

MONTANA ........A sapphire from Montana is in the Crown Jewels of England .

NEBRASKA ............More triplets are born here than in any other state.

NEW HAMPSHIRE .........Birthplace of Tupperware, invented in 1938 by Earl
Tupper.

NEW JERSEY ............Has the most shopping malls in one area in the world.

NEW MEXICO ............Smokey the Bear was rescued from a 1950 forest fire
here.

NEW YORK ............Is home to the nation's oldest cattle ranch, started in
1747 in Montauk...........Surprised?

NORTH CAROLINA ........Home of the first Krispy Kreme doughnut.

NORTH DAKOTA ........... Rigby , North Dakota , is the exact geographic center
of North America .

OHIO ............The hot dog was invented here in 1900.

OKLAHOMA ............The grounds of the state capital are covered by
operating oil wells.

OREGON ............Has the most ghost towns in the country.

PENNSYLVANIA ............The smiley : ) was first used in 1980 by computer
scientists at Carnegie Mellon University .

RHODE ISLAND ............The nation's oldest bar, the White Horse Tavern,
opened here in 1673.

SOUTH CAROLINA ......... Sumter County is home to the world's largest gingko
farm.

SOUTH DAKOTA ...........Is the only state that's never had an earthquake.

TENNESSEE ........... Nashville 's Grand Ole Opry is the longest running live
radio show in the world.

TEXAS .......Dr. Pepper was invented in Waco in 1885. The hamburger was
invented in Arlington in 1906.

UTAH ...........The first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant opened here in
1952.

VERMONT .......... Montpelier is the only state capital without a McDonald's.

VIRGINIA ..........Home of the world's largest office building, The Pentagon.

WASHINGTON............ Seattle has twice as many college graduates as any
other state.

WASHINGTON D.C.........Is the first planned capital in the world

WEST VIRGINIA ............Had the world's first brick paved street, Summers
Street, laid in Charleston in 1870.

WISCONSIN ............The ice cream sundae was invented here in 1881 to get
around Blue Laws prohibiting ice cream from being sold on Sunday. Also the
American Water Spaniel was created there and is the state dog.

WYOMING .........Was the first state to allow women to vote.

I hope you enjoyed this. Just proving no matter how old your are, you can
still learn something new. :-)

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Hi-Tech Hair Clip!

Hair clip records attack,calls cops

The humble hair clip has now been transformed into a crime-
fighting gadget for women that can detect an attack and record evidence all while contacting the emergency services.A US-based couple has designed hair clips with built in crime-fighting technology.The hair clip,which works with a mobile app and has an accelerometer,detects strikes to the head and uses Bluetooth to send signals to call for help.