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These Priests’ Invention Could Help Us Drill Into Icy Alien Worlds Someday

Jarl-Joset Station 9,000 feet up on the Greenland Ice Sheet, where Karl Philberth tested his probe – a forerunner of modern cryobots. The stations’ buildings, already being overtaken by snow as shown here, were gradually buried and crushed in the years …
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How Quirky Turns Ideas Into Inventions – Popular Mechanics

How Quirky Turns Ideas Into Inventions
Popular Mechanics
Like many a great invention, Jake Zien's power strip was born of frustration. After completing his junior year of high school, the Milwaukee native was taking a summer course in industrial design at the Rhode Island School of Design when the surge

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3D printing breathes new life into old inventions – The Verge

3D printing breathes new life into old inventions
The Verge
The US Patent and Trademark Office may be the key battleground in today's high-tech lawsuits, but it's also home to a trove of inventions that have fallen into the public domain. Now patent lawyer Martin Galese is trying to bring some 21st century tech
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Ideas turn into inventions at Elm School – Suburban Life Publications

Ideas turn into inventions at Elm School
Suburban Life Publications
On May 7, fifth-graders at Elm Elementary School showed off their creative side in an "Invention Convention" presentation, where their own creations were put on display. One of those inventions was "Clock Smell," by Lillian Kloubec. “I thought, I can't

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