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Adam and Eve
- Forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden
- Some translators probably named it as Apple
(since it is common)
- Adam’s Apple
Present in both men and women
Significantly larger in men
Sir Isaac Newton
Apple falling on Newton’s head lead to the discovery of the “Law of Gravitation”
Newton was in an orchard, but no apple fell on his head.
- Newton saw an apple fall in front of him.
He probably asked himself, “Apples fall to the ground. Why doesn’t the Moon fall to the Earth?”
- Founded the company “Apple Corps” in UK to publish and distribute their music.
- Used Granny Smith (an apple variety) as the Logo.
- Sued “Apple Computer” for violation of Trademark.
- Founded the company “Apple Computer Inc.”
- Supposedly came up with the name “Apple” after visiting an orchard.
- Some believe “Apple” was chosen since it wanted to be listed at the head of the Yellow Pages.
“Atari” was the first entry at that time.
- Settled the law suit partly because the Judge thought that the two names are from different domains.
- Several decades later, due to Convergence, Beatles’ music was offered on iTunes.
- Apple later manufactured “Mac” (short for Macintosh).
- It is a misspelling — intentional or unintentional — of McIntosh (a well known variety of apple).
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