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Science history: the invention of the Linotype machine

In the mid-1400s, German inventor Johannes Gutenberg began producing books on his new printing press, using moveable cast metal type, and the world changed. Within a decade or so of Gutenberg’s …
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La Cañada History: Team Axis of Assume win 2008 JPL Invention Challenge

In what had become a tradition for them stretching back to 2003, five La Cañada High students — Tomas Kanholm, Alex Kanholm, Douglas Chen, Grant Scholler and Chris Omae — all engineering enthusiasts w…
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Invention History of INMOTION Hovershoes with World-leading Technology

SHENZHEN, China, June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As people’s daily travel demand is growing, more and more travel options have entered the mainstream view. As a product that integrates both attributes of toys and tools, self-balancing vehicle has received a …
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A history of photography criticism, from the invention of photography to the present

Frank Eugene (1865-1936), Stieglitz, Steichen, Smith and Kühn Admiring the Work of Frank Eugene, 1907. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Much ink has been spilled over photography, from the moment its invention was announced in 1839 through the …
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Today in Apple history: iPhone is crowned 2007’s ‘invention of the year’

November 1, 2007: Six months after it was first shown off by Steve Jobs, the iPhone becomes Time magazine’s “best invention of the year.” The iPhone stands out from the rest of 2007’s gadget pack, which includes the Nikon Coolpix S51c digital …
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The ‘first truly American’ invention: Re-creating ancient weapons sheds new light on human history

KENT, OHIO – Metin Eren wasn’t satisfied just digging up ancient arrowheads to learn about the past. He wanted to use them for their intended purpose. But shooting and shattering priceless millennia-old tips is out of the question, so instead the …
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