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Imaginative Inventions: The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Roller Skates, Potato Chips, Marbles, and Pie (and More!)

Written in verse and filled with full-color illustrations drawn by the author, this book invites young readers inside the minds of great inventors, encouraging them to think imaginatively as it offers the origins of items such as roller skates, potato chips, eyeglasses, the vacuum cleaner, and more.

Top Picks: Journeys of Invention app, ‘Last Emperor of Mexico,’ and more

Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, brother of 19th-century Austrian Emperor Franz Josef I, stepped out of his brother’s shadow when he was named emperor of Mexico in 1864. His rule would end just a few years later, however, and the new Smithsonian Channel …
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Quantum Computing: Light Pulse Invention Making Computers More Powerful

Quantum computers have gotten more efficient with the invention of a new computing method that uses pulses of light to do more calculations at once. The Japan Times reported that the method sends light pulses through the loop of a circuit, which perform …
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Nicole Krauss: ‘The self is more or less an invention from beginning to end’

Nicole Krauss is an internationally bestselling author. Her novel, The History of Love, (2005) was shortlisted for the Orange, Médicis and Femina prizes and won France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta’s …
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Selah man’s invention provides more protection for high-energy dogs

SELAH, Wash. — Cruiser the Labrador retriever is one hard-charging canine. He loves running fast and crashing into scrub to bring game back for his favorite person, Mark Meyocks. One such crash during a 2015 hunting trip required six staples to close the …
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America needs more mundane inventions – Seacoastonline.com


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America needs more mundane inventions
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Being an inventor myself I am aware of the importance of inventions to the national economy. The period from 1850 to 1950, which made America the top industrial nation of the world, was continuously supported by inventions by Americans. From such

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