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1. More Picasso paintings have been stolen than those of any other artist.
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2. The parachute was invented by da Vinci in 1515.
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3. It is believed that Charles Darwin coined the term "survival of the fittest". Fact is that the philosopher, Herbert Spencer, a contemporary of Darwin, coined the phrase in 1864.
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4. Churchill's secret bunker was in Neasden. It was so horrible he only went there once.
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5. The chemical element Copernicum is named after Copernicus. It has the symbol Cn and atomic number 112.
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6. Thomas Alva Edison patented almost 1,300 inventions in his lifetime.

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