Jun 142017
 

U.S. News & World Report

5 Inventions You Didn't Know Came From Australia
U.S. News & World Report
A number of popular – and in some cases, lifesaving – technologies came from the land Down Under. Here's a look at five life-changing inventions you may not have known came from Australia. Google Maps. Popular apps are seen on an iPhone on 10 May, …

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5 inventions you didn’t know came from DARPA – Business Insider – Business Insider

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May 062017
 

Business Insider

5 inventions you didn't know came from DARPA – Business Insider
Business Insider
A lot of things you use on a daily basis have their roots in DARPA projects that were intended for military purposes. Sharon Weinberger, the author of the book …

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The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself

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May 272016
 
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