The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself

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May 272016
 
The extraordinary history of news and its dissemination, from medieval pilgrim tales to the birth of the newspaper

Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-industrial era news was gathered and shared through conversation and gossip, civic ceremony, celebration, sermons, and proclamations. The age of print brought pamphlets, edicts, ballads, journals, and the first news-sheets, expanding the news comm

New invention: Bed that makes itself – KYTV

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Jun 172012
 

NEW YORK– AFTER ALL THESE CENTURIES OF MAKING BEDS, FINALLY SOMEONE’S MAKING A BED THAT MAKES ITSELF. “Would I get that? In a second.” “IT” IS CALLED THE SMART BED… THREE SECONDS AFTER IT SENSES A HUMAN HAS LEFT THE BED, IT BEGINS MAKING …
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