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Why Some Of The Most Celebrated Inventions Are Corrected Failures – Fast Company

Why Some Of The Most Celebrated Inventions Are Corrected Failures
Fast Company
The book is the story of how some of the most celebrated inventions in our past and present are simply corrections after failed attempts. Such insights into a most undesirable state and the success of Lewis' first book, which most recently reached the

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Wally finds not all inventions are fantastic – Belleville News Democrat

Wally finds not all inventions are fantastic
Belleville News Democrat
The dry land swimming apparatus invented by Prof. Christian L. Ebsen Sr. was not one of those. Prof. Ebsen, as he was referred to frequently in newspapers, was well-known in the city as a physical culture instructor and as the owner of Ebsen's

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Montclair State University students compete for $10K startup money for inventions – News 12 New Jersey

Montclair State University students compete for $ 10K startup money for inventions
News 12 New Jersey
Montclair State University students compete for $ 10K startup money for inventions. Originally published: May 13, 2014 6:31 PM Updated: May 13, 2014 7:18 PM. Student inventors and entrepreneurs at Montclair State University. You need the latest version

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TV, Google, and bendy straws: Bay Area inventions and discoveries – SFGate (blog)

TV, Google, and bendy straws: Bay Area inventions and discoveries
SFGate (blog)
Since the Gold Rush days, when people like Levi Strauss set up shop in San Francisco, the Bay Area has been a hotbed of innovation. With UC Berkeley on one side and Stanford University and Silicon Valley on the other, many of the inventions and …

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Cubans ‘make do’ with plenty of odd inventions – MiamiHerald.com

Cubans 'make do' with plenty of odd inventions
MiamiHerald.com
In a country where Fidel Castro once proposed breeding mini-cows for pasturing in backyards, it should be no surprise that Cubans have become masters of improvisations and inventions in the face of their myriad scarcities. They punch holes in the

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What fictional inventions say about American ingenuity. – Slate Magazine


Slate Magazine

What fictional inventions say about American ingenuity.
Slate Magazine
Twentieth-century popular culture is full of frivolous, ill-conceived, ambitious inventions, as well as clueless or venal inventors. But some of the best invention humor has its roots in the 1920s and 1930s. Why was this period prime time for satirical

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