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How to get a patent on your invention without getting scammed

When you’ve got an idea for a new product, you’ve got to tread carefully in the world of patent help. That’s because many companies out there are happy to take your money with the promise of doing …
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Dr James Naismith’s invention of basketball influenced by Scottish heritage

Dr James Naismith’s invention of basketball was influenced by his Scottish heritage, says Naismith’s grandson Jim. Max Whittle meets the Naismith family on their pilgrimage to Scotland and explores …
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Invention Convention U.S. Nationals Presented by United Technologies…

The event provides students in grades K-12 an interactive and interdisciplinary opportunity to use the invention process to create and pitch an original product at a national convention …
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An American ‘iconic invention’: Now chained to a Philly signpost, guarding your precious parking spot

It’s that time of year when thousands of those bright orange sentries of safety sprout from the broken asphalt of the region’s roadways. Traffic cones. Utilities and highway departments buy them by …
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Breguet Reinvents Its Famous Invention With A New Extra-Thin, Skeletonized Tourbillon

The Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Squelette 5395 is a tourbillon made by the brand that invented the tourbillon. The high-level complication is in itself a horological achievement, but this …
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What Is the Most Overrated Invention?

With perhaps the most hype for the least consequence of any media technology so far, virtual reality—the Smell-O-Vision of the 1990s—keeps going from icon of the future to relic of the past without a …
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Review: A Wu-Tang Clan Documentary Captures the Group’s Wild Self-Invention

There was no precedent for the Wu-Tang Clan insurgency in the early and mid-1990s, and, if we’re being honest, there’s been nothing quite like it since. Its success was a challenge to hip-hop’s …
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Clark High School students win big for invention that curbs vaping

As adults across the United States grapple with the troubling rise of teen vaping, five Las Vegas teens think they might have found a solution. Jaiden Reddy, Deven Reddy, Shivam Saran, Rishabh …
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‘Shark Tank’: Kids of 9/11 firefighter get their late dad’s invention a deal with Williams Sonoma

In October 2018, an emotional pitch by three kids trying to turn their late father’s invention into a business so deeply resonated with “Shark Tank” viewers, that the siblings sold out all of their …
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Vietnamese teenagers hoping to clean air with bicycle invention

(L-R front) Cao Thi Khanh Hoa, Tung Bao Khanh and Tran Hoang Phi Bao alongside their professor Le Thanh Hai (back L), at Thang Long institute in Dalat, southern Vietnam, Apr. 26, 2019. EFE/Khang Nguon …
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