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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), …
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How did the fish cross the road? Our invention helps them get to the other side of a culvert

Jabin Watson receives funding from the Australian Research Council, NSW Department of Primary Industries (Fisheries), Roads and Maritime Services, The National Environmental Science Program.
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Invention Targets ‘Porch Pirates’ to Keep Them from Swiping Holiday Packages

(CNN) — After having packages repeatedly stolen from his porch, a Tacoma, Washington, man came up with a creative way to deter would-be thieves. At first, Jaireme Barrow installed surveillance cameras. However, he told CNN’s Michael Smerconish on …
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How Victorians patented inventions but didn’t get round to making them – Daily Mail


Telegraph.co.uk

How Victorians patented inventions but didn't get round to making them
Daily Mail
A host of ridiculous Victorian inventions so strange they were never made it into production have been revealed for the first time. The quirky designs, which include a corset with inflatable bust, a portable bath and a ventilating hat, have been held
The Anti-Garrotting Cravat: the quirky inventions that never got madeTelegraph.co.uk
Patently daft designs: Useless inventions from the Victorian age that were Mirror.co.uk

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