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You Didn’t Invent That: Ian Fleming and “Ninja”
Was the creator of James Bond (and the author of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) responsible, in some small way, for the popularity of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? This is likely not a question that has ever crossed your mind, and the answer, as with so many ridiculous questions, is yes (and no). Last year the UK publication the Daily Mail reported that “ninjas were …
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Origin of Fleming valve
named after Sir John Ambrose Fleming (1849–1945), English inventor and electrical engineer
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