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112 is the new 911

Fact: 112 is the new 911

Don't believe me? Try it.

Also, 112 works worldwide, so you don't need to remember country-specific emergency phone numbers.

Quotable in Atlas Shrugged

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Just finished reading Atlas Shrugged... what a find! This is the 5th fiction book I've read (see full list), and it was worth it. You don't need to read the book to enjoy it. Here's the quotes you can use in everyday life:

On the root of all evil: 
So you think that money is the root of all evil? ... Have you ever asked what is the root of money? Money is a tool of exchange, which can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them. Money is the material shape of the principle that men who wish to deal with one another must deal by trade and give value for value. Money is not the tool of the moochers, who claim your product by tears, or of the looters, who take it from you by force. Money is made possible only by the men who produce. / Is this what you consider evil? / When you accept money in payment for your effort, you do so only on the conviction that you will exchange it for the product of the effort of others. It is not the moochers or the lo…

Rock 'n' roll

Fact: until today, I thought the rock in Rock 'n' Roll was a noun... as in a geological feature.

If you hear this translated in other languages the wording is more specific