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Hampton Falls man’s mailbox invention seen as a lifesaver

HAMPTON — Neal Dwelley was trying to clear snow around his mailbox three years ago when a car flew by and nearly hit him. Unnerved, he went online to look for devices that could slide his mailbox to …
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Chagrin Falls School’s Fourth Grader’s Invention Receives State Recognition: Community Voices

Ella Beatty, a fourth grader at Chagrin Falls Schools, created an invention to help people remember their “to-dos” that has earned her recognition and a future college scholarship. Beatty was always f…
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Chagrin Falls Intermediate Students Advance to States in Invention Competition: Community Voices

Five students from Chagrin Falls Intermediate School will advance to represent Chagrin Falls at the Ohio State level of the Invention League Competition. Students entered this competition as a result of their efforts in the Invention Convention class.
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Review: ‘Fifty Inventions’ Falls Short of Its Ambitions – The New York … – New York Times


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Review: 'Fifty Inventions' Falls Short of Its Ambitions – The New York …
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Tim Harford's Undercover Economist persona has been dissecting the economics of everyday life for over a decade. His efforts, initially through a column that …
Tim Harford's bite-sized "Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern …Boing Boing

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Review: ‘Fifty Inventions’ Falls Short of Its Ambitions – New York Times


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Review: 'Fifty Inventions' Falls Short of Its Ambitions
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The subtle name change from podcast to book — “Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy (Riverhead: 2017)” — reflects an emphasis on humility. Mr. Harford repeatedly emphasizes that he is not trying “to identify the 50 most economically …

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‘A Useful Tool Invention in Cedar Falls’ exhibition focuses on historic patents by local residents

CEDAR FALLS — Sometimes inspiration comes when we’re sleeping. As our subconscious mind gets busy with housekeeping chores — storing memories and sweeping away crumbs of half-baked ideas, the occasional “why-didn’t-I-think-of-that-before …
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