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Ever Seen A Christmas Card More Mind-Blowing Than This? [Video]

The art of the Christmas card may have severely diminished since the invention of e-mail, but even the most environmentally conscious of grinches couldn’t say that this inventive card is a waste of paper. This crazy Christmas card could get just about …
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Opinion: Why More Inventions Don’t Win Nobel Prizes, and Why That’s a Good … – National Geographic


National Geographic

Opinion: Why More Inventions Don't Win Nobel Prizes, and Why That's a Good
National Geographic
When Alfred Nobel wrote a will leaving his fortune to underwrite annual prizes for intellectual achievement, he specified that one be given "to the person who shall have made the most important discovery or invention within the field of physics." To
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Patent examiners more likely to approve marginal inventions when pressed for … – Phys.Org


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Patent examiners more likely to approve marginal inventions when pressed for
Phys.Org
The less time patent examiners are given to review an application, the more likely they are to grant patent protection to inventions 'on the margin,' says a study co-authored by Melissa Wasserman, the Richard and Anne Stockton Faculty Scholar and
China's int'l patent applications jumpPeople’s Daily Online
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Patent office filters out worst telework abuses in report to its watchdogWashington Post

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Government Secrecy Orders on Patents Have Stifled More Than 5000 Inventions – Wired


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Government Secrecy Orders on Patents Have Stifled More Than 5000 Inventions
Wired
The Department of Defense concluded that his invention could be a national security threat in the wrong hands and slapped Gold's patent application with a so-called “secrecy order” in 2002, which prevented him from discussing the technology with anyone.
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