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A Brief History On February 23, 1954, the first mass inoculation of children against the Polio virus took place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The developer of the vaccine, Dr. Jonas Salk, was hailed as hero and the scourge of Polio was basically eradicated from the United States.  No longer would “iron lungs” be common, and parents did not have to live the nightmare of their children dying or becoming crippled by Polio.  As with other vaccines, the Salk vaccine saved untold millions of lives and prevented untold amounts of misery, and yet in recent years vaccines have been under fire from…

A Brief History On February 15, 1961, the sporting world was rocked by one of the worst disasters in sports history, the crash of Sabena Flight 548 in Belgium, killing all 72 people on board, including the entire US Figure Skating team, both competitors and coaches and even some family members.  Luckily, only 1 person on the ground was also killed.  Other sports teams have suffered from the catastrophic crash of airliners and buses, or even the terrorist massacre at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, but the US Figure Skating team loss was one of the first really big disasters…

A Brief History Chatting anonymously online these days seems almost impossible, but there are, in fact, plenty of peer support networks available for you to choose from. The internet has helped connect us all more than ever before, so it’s no surprise that such chat services are still available; even in a time where social media is king and anonymity is not exactly a given. If you’re looking for the best places to chat online anonymously, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the best of the best. Digging Deeper Supportiv Supportiv is something of a household name when…

A Brief History With the advent of technology, the gambling industry is growing consistently. From cards playing to dice rolling in 100 A.D. to 21st century, technology has changed the game dramatically. Nowadays, you can choose agen poker online to play without any threat. See a quick timeline of this industry: Digging Deeper The 1790s Harry Ogden was the first person in making revenue from bookmaking. He was operating from Heath Newmarket and evaluated the field to view winners and lay odds on every horse. 1845 A law restricted public card games with cash at stake. After this prohibition, different…

A Brief History Today, slot machines are famous all around the world. These were invented in the 19th century and became a significant part of the profit. Almost 30% of earnings in the casino come from slot machines. You can find slot games online and land-based casinos. If you want to play the best slot games without leaving your home, check out prediksi togel Hongkong. With immense popularity, these machines are available all around the world. People use different names for these machines. For instance, Australian calls them pokies because of poker symbols. People in England name them as fruit…

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