May 062017
 

Business Insider

5 inventions you didn't know came from DARPA – Business Insider
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A lot of things you use on a daily basis have their roots in DARPA projects that were intended for military purposes. Sharon Weinberger, the author of the book …

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Six Cool Inventions You May Not Know About | WTVB – WTVB (blog)

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Feb 222017
 

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Six Cool Inventions You May Not Know About | WTVB
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Tech changes so quickly it's hard for the average Joe to keep up sometimes. Here are some pretty cool inventions that you may not have even known exist.

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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

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Nikola Tesla Invented

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Oct 172015
 

However, in 1904, the patent office reversed its decision, and instead awarded the patent for the invention of the radio to Guglielmo Marconi, who famously made the first transatlantic radio transmission in 1901. Tesla never fought him over the issue …
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