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Those machines seem to have been quite common. Here is a photo of one: There were even patented, but unfortunately the patent does not reveal the financial background. From this court case however, you can read about the process of making such a purchase: The policy set out across the top the following specifications: "Do Not Purchase More Than a ...


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Old undiscovered islands is possible, but unlikely, given we have satellite imagery of the earth down to very high resolution detail. However, there are plenty of examples of mistakes being made, and some islands that we 'know about' may not even exist. As recently as 2012, an island was found not to exist despite being on historical maps for 150 years, and ...


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I remember that sometime in the 90ties I saw something like this at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. Of course different design - looked much more like a ticket vending machine of the time. But it sold insurances for a single flight. Was even tempted to buy one as it was rather cheap. Too bad I don't remember details, and no photo. But I think part of ...



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