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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
   composed the opera   
The Golden Cockerel
Almost exclusively sung in Russian
   has the national animal   
Gallic rooster
Christopher Cockerell
The Hovercraft
The theory behind one of the most successful inventions of the 20th century, the Hovercraft, was originally tested in 1955 using an empty KiteKat cat food tin inside a coffee tin, an industrial air blower and a pair of kitchen scales.

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