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Imagine That: Calling the invention of the phone a mixed blessing

The very first annoying phone call was made on Friday, March 10, 1876, to Thomas Watson in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Age

Earth harp creator William Close lands record deal

Close plays his own invention, the earth harp, which uses cables up to 300 metres long to turn concert halls and valleys into enormous chambers within the instrument itself.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Inventor says HDB infringed patent for clothes-drying rack

Mr Yiap Hang Boon is claiming that the external clothes-drying racks of some HDB flats in Toa Payoh Central, Queenstown and Sengkang have infringed his patent.

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Science Daily

Technique simplifies creation of high-tech crystals

Highly purified crystals that split light with uncanny precision are key parts of high-powered lenses, specialized optics and, potentially, computers that manipulate light instead of electricity.

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Macworld

Apple gets patent on iTime smartwatch

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office served up further evidence on Tuesday that Apple is designing a smartwatch when it awarded the company a patent for a wrist-worn gadget with a touchscreen and ability to communicate with a smartphone.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Science / Technology, Computers

WISN-TV

Hundreds trying to swim in ABC's 'Shark Tank'

IN 1999. GRAND OPENING IS EXPECTED TO BE ANNOUNCED SOMETIME SOON. IT'S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR SOME IS ONCE IN A LIFETIME FOR ENTREPRENEURS.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Science / Technology, Entertainment

The Local

American aims to beat cancer with invention

When Matthew Volsky first came to Sweden he didn't think he would stick around. Six years and a pioneering invention later he tells The Local about the medical device which is helping save lives around the world.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cervical Cancer, Health

NutraIngredients

Vitamin enriched Coca-Cola anyone? Soda giant patents 'vitamin-rich fermentates'

Coca-Cola Life will launch in the UK this September: Might Coke fortify such drinks with vitamins in future? They claim to have the know how The Coca-Cola Company has patented what it says is a new method allowing it to naturally fortify beverages including colas with high vitamin levels using a single micro-organism.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, Science / Technology, Medicine, Nutrition, Vitamin B12, Supplement

Design And Reuse

Rambus Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

July 21, 2014 - Rambus Inc. , the innovative technology solutions company that brings invention to market, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rambus, Startups, Innovative Interfaces, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Saveur.com

Papa's Favorite Poison

Years ago, I had little use for the daiquiri. I regarded it as a fruity, frothy, adolescent concoction, made for injudicious college drinking and the "specialty cocktail" page at chain restaurants, all too often impregnated with artificial colors and flavors.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Cuba Travel, Caribbean Travel, Science / Technology, Cuba, World News,

NBC Washington

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

These seats could be a thing of the past, if an invention Airbus is hoping to patent for a minimalist bicycle-style seat takes off.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Weird

Vallejo Times-Herald

Racers prepare for upcoming contraption race on Mare Island

Andrew Autore wires an ignition switch for the pedal-power/gas engine hybrid big-wheel contraption made by Victor John at the Obtainium Works in Vallejo.

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Switched

Teen's Brilliant Invention Could Save Kids From Hot Car Tragedies

Alissa Chavez is just approaching her senior year of high school, but she already has a patented invention that could potentially save lives.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

KOAT-TV

'Hot Seat' invention could save lives

CHILDREN LEFT IN HOT CARS IS A NATIONAL PROBLEM... BUT A YOUNG NEW MEXICAN SAYS SHE HAS COME UP WITH A SOLUTION.

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Mashable

Shark-Repelling Fake Kelp Could Prevent Beachside Attacks

A shark-sensing "buoy" and a fake kelp forest that is actually a high tech shark barrier could soon be deployed at beaches to help prevent shark attacks, which led to 10 deaths last year and dozens of serious injuries.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Non-Profit, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Ecology

MLive.com

How Hope grads' invention RingCam turns the big question into a keepsake

A ring box that not only holds an engagement ring but records the proposal. This nifty invention was imagined at Hope College by some enterprising students.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Hope College, Grand Valley State University, Zeeland, MI, Holland, MI

Business Journal

ABQ high school student honored for invention

Alissa Chavez, who will be a senior this year at Eldorado High School, was recognized as a "Good Samaritan" by Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry for her invention of an alarm that goes off if a child is accidentally left inside a car.

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WASH-FM

New Invention: Now You Can Get Cake Batter in Spray Can

Two students at Harvard University named John McCallum and Brooke Nowakowski have invented and patented CAKE BATTER in a spray can.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Science / Technology, Harvard University

Bellingham Herald

Inventor Insight: Entrepreneurs need common sense, strategy

Entrepreneurs are bombarded by messages that say success is defined as breaking the mold by being big, brash and unafraid to take chances.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Edison, WA, Marketing

UnionLeader.com

Sam Asano's Let's Invent: Beware of naysayers

I wrote last week that inventors need intuition: Its number one function is to support an inventor's ego-wearing battle against the world full of naysayers.

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