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How two moms came up with a million-dollar invention to keep guacamole from browning

“If we can do it, anybody can do it,” said Jane Och, co-founder of Guac-Lock. Guac-Lock is a storage container that solves one of America’s biggest party problems: keeping guacamole from turning brown. After four difficult years of product development, it …
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5 Inventions You Didn’t Know Came From Australia – U.S. News & World Report


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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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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

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