Q. When was the first website created?
The first website built was at CERN within the border of France, and was first put online on 6 August 1991: Info.cern.ch was the address of the worlds first-ever web site and web server, running on a NeXT computer at CERN.
Q. What was the first fast food restaurant?
Arguably, the first fast food restaurants originated in the United States with A&W in 1919 and White Castle in 1921. Today, American-founded fast food chains such as McDonald's and KFC are multinational corporations with outlets across the globe.
Q. Which bird is the fastest swimmer?
In flight, the fastest bird is the spine-tailed swift of Siberia which can reach speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour, but the fastest bird in the water is the Gentoo penguin, which swims at about 22 mph. (Watch this video of a Gentoo swimming madly to avoid a pod of hungry orcas.)
Q. How long would your DNA be if you stretch it out?
Each of us has 60 – 90 trillion cells so our DNA is very, very tiny when coiled up. If you could take it out of a cell and stretch it into a line, our DNA would be more than six feet long. That's almost two meters.
Q. Which African country is not a member of the African Union?
Morocco is the only African country not to have joined the AU. It left the Organization of African Unity in 1984, after the OAU granted membership to the Saharan Arab Democratic Republic set up by the independence movement in the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
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