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‘1001 Inventions’ celebrates contributions by Muslims – Al-Arabiya


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'1001 Inventions' celebrates contributions by Muslims
Al-Arabiya
They made groundbreaking discoveries and inventions in areas of astronomy, mathematics, medicine, mechanics, and more; they greatly influenced the lives of people and served as a foundation for educating generations for years to come. How many 

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Russell Johnson: ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Professor’s best inventions – Los Angeles Times


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Russell Johnson: 'Gilligan's Island' Professor's best inventions
Los Angeles Times
But setting aside the inability for some to just accept the show's basic premise, let's look at what magnificent inventions the Professor was able to create during the show's three seasons. With the aid of the Russell Johnson fan site, here's are some
A Tribute to the Professor: GIF Guide to His Greatest 'Gilligan's Island Yahoo TV (blog)
RIP The Professor Of Gilligan's Island And His Jetpack FuelGizmodo Australia
Back ThereSchenectady Gazette (blog)

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The Inventions Their Inventors Have Lived To Regret – Motherboard (blog)

The Inventions Their Inventors Have Lived To Regret
Motherboard (blog)
So there's this one line in Jurassic Park that comes to mind a lot. (Bear with me here.) Shit has hit the fan and dinosaurs are eating people, and Jeff Goldblum's character tells the old guy that created the park, “Your scientists were so preoccupied

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‘Which inventions were created by accident?’ – The Independent


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'Which inventions were created by accident?'
The Independent
Potato chips. In the 1800s in New York, a customer at a restaurant sent back French fries because they were too thick. The cook made thinner ones that the customer still thought were too thick. Exasperated, the chef made ones that were exceedingly thin

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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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American Inventions – Game 1, Memphis – Voodoo Five

American Inventions – Game 1, Memphis
Voodoo Five
The American may have been invented out of desperation, but that's as good a reason as any to invent something. So this season, we'll look at other inventions tied to the cities where the other nine schools in this conference are located. Some will be

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