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  2. Zerah Colburn (mental calculator) - Wikipedia

    Zerah Colburn (September 1, 1804 – March 2, 1839) was an American child prodigy of the 19th century who gained fame as a mental calculator.

  3. Telmex - Wikipedia

    Telmex was founded in Mexico the January 1, 1947; 75 years ago (), when a group of Mexican investors bought Swedish Ericsson's Mexican branch. In 1950, the same investors bought the Mexican branch of the ITT Corporation, thus becoming the only telephone provider in the country.

  4. Chris Korda - Wikipedia

    Chris Korda (born 1962) is an American antinatalist activist, techno musician, software developer, and leader of the Church of Euthanasia.

  5. Venture Stores - Wikipedia

    Venture Stores, Inc. was a chain of retail stores aimed at the discount department-store market. John Geisse, formerly of Target Stores, and May Department Stores' executive vice president, Dave Babcock, founded the chain in 1968.

  6. University of California, Merced - Wikipedia

    History. By the 1980s, the San Joaquin Valley was the state's largest and most populous region without a UC campus. On May 19, 1988, the Regents voted to begin planning for a campus in the region in response to increasing enrollment and growth constraints at existing UC campuses, and in 1989 they authorized the President Gardner to plan up to three new campuses to address these needs.

  7. Barbara Newhall Follett - Wikipedia

    Barbara Newhall Follett (March 4, 1914 – disappeared December 7, 1939) was an American child prodigy novelist. Her first novel, The House Without Windows, was published in January 1927, when she was twelve years old. Her next novel, The Voyage of the Norman D., received critical acclaim when she was fourteen.

  8. Ronan Farrow - Wikipedia

    Satchel Ronan O'Sullivan Farrow (born December 19, 1987) is an American journalist. The son of actress Mia Farrow and filmmaker Woody Allen, he is known for his investigative reporting of allegations of sexual abuse against film producer Harvey Weinstein, which was published in the magazine The New Yorker.

  9. XL Recordings - Wikipedia

    Richard Russell (CEO): Parent: Beggars Group: Website: XL Recordings is a British independent record label founded in 1989 by Tim Palmer and Nick Halkes.It is run and co-owned by Richard Russell since 1996.