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  2. Catalysis - Wikipedia

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    Catalysis (/ k ə ˈ t æ l ə s ɪ s /) is the process of increasing the rate of a chemical reaction by adding a substance known as a catalyst (/ ˈ k æ t əl ɪ s t /).Catalysts are not consumed in the reaction and remain unchanged after it.

  3. Red Cross parcel - Wikipedia

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    The route from Iberia to the South of France was not safe. The Red Cross ship SS Padua was damaged by British bombing in Genoa in 1942 and then sunk by a mine outside Marseilles in October 1943. The SS Embla was bombed by British aircraft on 6 April 1944 causing a fire, and the same ship was attacked again on 20 April 1944, by American B-26 ...

  4. Pabst Brewing Company - Wikipedia

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    St. Ides gained prominence during the late 1980s and early 1990s through the company's use of celebrity endorsements by rap artists such as Ice Cube, 2Pac, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Scarface, The Notorious B.I.G., and Method Man & Redman. Stroh's. The Stroh Brewery Company in Detroit, Michigan first brewed Stroh's beer in 1850.

  5. Apollo 13 - Wikipedia

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    Apollo 13 (April 11–17, 1970) was the seventh crewed mission in the Apollo space program and the third meant to land on the Moon.The craft was launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 11, 1970, but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank in the service module (SM) failed two days into the mission.

  6. Jerry Lewis - Wikipedia

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    Early life. Lewis was born Joseph Levitch on March 16, 1926, in Newark, New Jersey, to a Jewish family. His parents were Daniel "Danny" Levitch (1902–1980), a master of ceremonies and vaudevillian who performed under the stage name Danny Lewis, whose parents immigrated to the United States from the Russian Empire to New York, and Rachael "Rae" Levitch (née Brodsky; 1903–1983), a WOR radio ...

  7. Timeline of United States inventions (1890–1945) - Wikipedia

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    Dipping fruits into a sugar syrup is an ancient tradition. However, the origin of the red candy apple is attributed to Newark, New Jersey candymaker who conceived the idea of dipping apples into a red cinnamon candy mixture he had on hand. In addition, dipping apples in hot caramel a 1950s American invention attributed to Kraft salesman Dan Walker.