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Brian Williams Opens Up About His Unexpected Re-Invention: “Second Acts Are Possible, with a Little Spiffing Up”

“I keep the pants around, mostly for funerals or church,” Brian Williams told me one recent, slightly tropical October evening. We were sitting in his second-floor office at 30 Rock, where Williams was reluctantly answering my questions about, among …
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Six Cool Inventions You May Not Know About | WTVB – WTVB (blog)


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Six Cool Inventions You May Not Know About | WTVB
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Tech changes so quickly it's hard for the average Joe to keep up sometimes. Here are some pretty cool inventions that you may not have even known exist.

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World Patent Marketing Invention Team Proudly Releases All About Windows, A New Household Invention That Makes Windows And Doors Weather Proof

MIAMI, Fla., June 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – World Patent Marketing, a vertically integrated manufacturer and engineer of patented products, announces All About Windows, a household invention designed to prevent sunlight from seeping into a …
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The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself

The extraordinary history of news and its dissemination, from medieval pilgrim tales to the birth of the newspaper

Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-industrial era news was gathered and shared through conversation and gossip, civic ceremony, celebration, sermons, and proclamations. The age of print brought pamphlets, edicts, ballads, journals, and the first news-sheets, expanding the news comm

The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions

Discover the extraordinary stories behind everyday things! 

Did you know that the ice cream sundae was invented because of a law forbidding the sale of ice cream on Sundays? Or that the first motorcycle was really just a tricycle with a motor? Would you believe that Mickey Mouse started out as a rabbit? Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind these and over 100 more inventions.

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People are spreading dangerous lies about an invention that prevents millions of illness every year

In light of recent outbreaks of measles and other vaccine preventable illnesses, and the refusal of anti-vaccination advocates to acknowledge the problem, I thought it was past time for this post. Dear parents, You are being lied to. The people who claim …
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