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Sunday's Fact of the Day: lawn mower

The first "practical" lawn mower was invented by Elwood McGuire of Richmond, Indiana, in the 1890s. He attached sharp blades to a rotating reel, with a cutting bed at the center. The first power mower was Moto-Mower, invented by Edward George in 1919, and run on gasoline.

Monday's Fact of the Day: worlds

A First World nation is a country or group or countries that is a major force in international politics or finance. A Second World nation is advanced and powerful but less prosperous. A Third World nation is neither a major force in international politics or finance; many of its people live at or below the level of extreme poverty.

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