Safety lock invention opens doors for Darren as he battles back from crash

Aine O’Connor It was on a summer visit to the island of Corfu back in the late 1980s that Darren Solan discovered two of his life’s great passions. The first, diving, would become such an obsession for the Dubliner that, after years of training and taking …
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6 everyday inventions that were born from space tech – Marketplace –

6 everyday inventions that were born from space tech – Marketplace
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Quirky, the invention startup that burned through $200 million and went bankrupt, is back from the dead with a new business model

Failed New York City startup Quirky has risen from the dead. Quirky was founded in 2009 with the goal of “making invention accessible” by creating a platform for inventors to submit their ideas, which Quirky could then manufacture and sell. But the …
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1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization: Official Children’s Companion to the 1001 Inventions Exhibition (National Geographic Kids)

  • 1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization Official Children s Companion to the 1001 Inventions Exhibition National Geographic Kids
We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered and spent the next one thousand years adding new developments and ideas. Inventors created marvels like the elephant water clock, explorers drew detailed maps of the wor

The most important invention from every state and D.C.

The US has produced some of the world’s most important inventions but which are the most significant to come out of each state? Using info collated by MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas, we take a look at the most notable inventions that have emerged …
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Nicole Krauss: ‘The self is more or less an invention from beginning to end’

Nicole Krauss is an internationally bestselling author. Her novel, The History of Love, (2005) was shortlisted for the Orange, Médicis and Femina prizes and won France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta’s …
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