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
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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
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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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Inventions: That Could Have Changed the World…But Didn’t!

  • Inventions That Could Have Changed the World But Didn t
The fascinating stories of inventions that could have changed the world, should have made a difference, or would have astounded us all, but for one reason or another, didn’t. Some inventions were too wacky, weird, or unwieldy. Other simply didn’t work. And still others may be the next big thing . . . some day. Learn about the inventors, what they thought they would accomplish, and what--if anything--they did accomplish. Zany illustrations of the contraptions in use throughout.

Inventions That Didn’t Change the World

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A captivating, humorous, and downright perplexing selection of nineteenth-century inventions as revealed through remarkable–and hitherto unseen–illustrations from the British National ArchiveInventions that Didn’t Change the World is a fascinating visual tour through some of the most bizarre inventions registered with the British authorities in the nineteenth century. In an era when Britain was the workshop of the world, design protection (nowadays patenting) was all the rage, and the appa

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Nikola Tesla Invented

However, in 1904, the patent office reversed its decision, and instead awarded the patent for the invention of the radio to Guglielmo Marconi, who famously made the first transatlantic radio transmission in 1901. Tesla never fought him over the issue …
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How Victorians patented inventions but didn’t get round to making them – Daily Mail

How Victorians patented inventions but didn't get round to making them
Daily Mail
A host of ridiculous Victorian inventions so strange they were never made it into production have been revealed for the first time. The quirky designs, which include a corset with inflatable bust, a portable bath and a ventilating hat, have been held
The Anti-Garrotting Cravat: the quirky inventions that never got
Patently daft designs: Useless inventions from the Victorian age that were

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