Posts

Grammar rules are an invention. It’s time to stop taking them so seriously.

Once upon a time, there were no grammar rules and writers were free to experiment with punctuation as they saw fit. It wasn’t until the late 1700s that grammar books became popular (and lucrative), …
invention – read more

JPL Annual Invention Challenge – 2016 Rules

The JPL Annual Invention Challenge is ready for its nineteenth year. The title for this year’s contest is the “Don’t Waste a Drop Contest”. The objective and rules are listed below. Questions related to this contest should be directed to …
invention – BingNews

Inventions: Empty Cupboards Before New Rules Apply – The Daily News

The U.S. patent system is preparing to change its existing protection system from a first-to-invent system to a first-inventor-to-file system – a switch made possible by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, which was signed into law eight …
new inventions – read more