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In 1978, anti-lock brakes were developed particularly for the S-Class.
Brakes that do not lock up under full pedal pressure are becoming commonplace. They've saved numerous lives by letting the driver to keep steering the car and, hopefully, avoid a collision while braking hard. Mercedes-Benz improved the technology with Bosch in the 1970s before incorporating it into the S-Class in 1978. Anti-lock brakes were soon made standard on all Mercedes-Benz models.
Scientists thought this dinosaur-era tree went extinct 150 million years ago — but then it was found growing wild in Australia.
The first published Hindi book, "Prem Sagar," written by Lallu Lal (1805), is based on Lord Krishna.
The eye disorder known as heterochromia is characterized by the presence of two distinct hues, one in each eye.