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Couple makes it to Shark Tank with invention to later find knock-off products selling on Amazon

NEWINGTON — You may have heard of the show Shark Tank. It’s the show where you can take a smart invention and grow a business from it with the help of industry gurus. One company from Newington …
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Celebratin’ Sheena will highlight the invention and imagination of a real Doric champion

In the words of the Doric language, she is a gallus quine. And now, the poet, writer and folklore researcher Sheena Blackhall’s outstanding contribution to Scottish culture will be celebrated at an …
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The Consequences of Invention Secrecy: Evidence from the USPTO Patent Secrecy Program in World War I

Information plays a critical role in technological progress, yet many inventors opt for trade secrecy to protect their intellectual property. This paper studies the myriad repercussions of concealing …
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Google celebrates invention of internet, while creator draws more cynical view

Google on Tuesday celebrated the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web with a unique Google Doodle, while the creator of the internet, Tim Berners-Lee, lamented the direction it has taken over the ye…
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Welcome to the Golden Age of DIY Farm Invention

The mavericks of DIY innovation are blazing a trail through the heart of agriculture. Yesterday’s technological hopes are today’s reality on many operations, evidenced by a growing number of farmers i…
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Kentucky Fried Hot Tub? Company pitches invention in crowdfunding effort

Usually when you go to KFC, you see and smell chicken frying in hot oil. But now the company is looking to help humans baste in hot water at not-quite-so-scalding temperatures. Meet the Kentucky …
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