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1906: First Photoelectric Fax Transmission  
E-mail. E-business. Virtual reality. The recent advances in information technology are already part of everyday life. People are no longer talking about the good old fax machine. Interestingly enough, it's even older than most of us would think: its beginnings reach back to the mid 19th century.

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1813: Georg Büchner
1956: First Commercial Nuclear Power Station
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28.9.2023 Election is a test of Slovakia's faith in liberal democracy
Slovakia's election on September 30 is seen as a test of its faith in liberal democracy and pro-Western foreign policy. Polls suggest two parties are neck and neck. But whoever wins, forming a government will be tough.
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Zitat des Tages
Zitat des Tages
Which German writer, born 17 October 1813, paved the way for early expressionist drama?
  Thomas Mann
  Georg Büchner
  Heinrich Böll