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This 19th Century Invention Could Keep You From Being Hacked

If the CIA’s Director John Brennan can’t keep his emails private, who can? Sadly the fact that email and instant messaging are far more convenient than communicating via papers in envelopes or by actually talking on the phone, or (God Forbid) face to …
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If you wear glasses, this Google invention may change your life

Google Glass may have been a dud but that doesn’t mean Google is done making our glasses smarter. Quartz draws our attention to a new patent awarded to Google this week that could potentially solve problems that have plagued people who wear glasses for …
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The rediscovery of this writer in the Renaissance opened the way to the modern world (and, more importantly, the invention of political science)

The work of the the Roman writer Lucretius was lost to the world for more than a thousand years. When his poem “De Rerum Natura” was rediscovered in the Renaissance, Lucretius’s ideas slowly started to percolate through Renaissance Europe, making it …
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This New Beer Pong Invention Is A Game Changer

You’re playing beer pong in your friend’s garage when you miss the shot and the ping pong ball rolls into a dirty, dusty corner. When you retrieve the ball it’s covered in who knows what. Do you want ”who knows what” going into your drink?
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This invention lets you control your computer with a banana

You can now control your computer, phone, tablet with virtually anything ranging from a banana all the way to a wiggly bowl of jello, including living pets and human beings. All this with Makey Makey Go, which is the world’s first portable invention kit.
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The Maker of This Invention Kit Wants You to See the World as Your Playground

Growing up means learning how the world works. You learn things like what it means to study and do well in school, how to cook for yourself, how to nail a “business casual” dress code and what it takes to land a steady job. If entrepreneur Jay Silver …
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