The Invention of Convenience: The Microwave

The Invention of Convenience: The Microwave

School is back in session and college students everywhere are heading back to campus. Home cooked meals are a thing of the past and students rely on a certain invention to quickly heat up their meals. More times than not, they will reach for a quick cup of noodles, but in order for this staple …

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This Inventor’s “Wheel” Was Turning

This Inventor’s “Wheel” Was Turning

You’ve seen them at local fairs and amusement parks and the largest in the world is set to be built by New Year’s Eve, 2015. At 688 feet, the Dubai Eye will be the largest Ferris wheel in the world. As summer winds down, there is still plenty of time for families to enjoy themselves …

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The History of the Roller Coaster

The History of the Roller Coaster

We have all been there one time or another; you are safely buckled into your seat as you slowly start to climb what seems to be a never ending incline only to drop at fast rate of speed through dips, twists and turns. People all around the world have been enjoying the thrills of roller …

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Cutting the Cord with Smarter TV’s

Cutting the Cord with Smarter TV’s

Big name brands are starting to cut the cord with their new inventions. Companies like Apple, Roku and more recently, Google have all created a piece of hand-held technology that streams online media through Wi-Fi straight to your television screen. Although we used to enjoy our TV a la carte, these new inventions are paving …

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The History of Patents

The History of Patents

When you talk about inventions, you’ll often talk about patents, too. But, what exactly is a patent? It is a property right for an invention that is given by the government to an inventor.  A U.S. patent gives an inventor the right to “exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling their invention …

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Inventor Monday: William Lear

Inventor Monday: William Lear

William (Bill) Lear was one of those iconic American inventors and visionaries who really bring home the concept of ‘Yankee Ingenuity.’ Of course he is best known for creating the Learjet, but did you know that he also earned over 100 patents for his trailblazing electronic devices in not just one, but three separate industries: …

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Inventor Monday: Charles Goodyear

Inventor Monday: Charles Goodyear

As summer approaches and we jump in our cars for a road trip or to simply cruise around, we want to make you aware of an upcoming anniversary for one of the incredible products that makes all that driving possible. On June 15, 1844, Charles Goodyear received a patent for his process to vulcanize rubber, …

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Inventor Monday: Ben Franklin

Inventor Monday: Ben Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was a true Renaissance Man. His expertise spanned a significant number of subject areas: publisher, statesman, nation builder, postmaster, scientist, and musician. Franklin was also a prodigious inventor. Among his many creations were: the Franklin stove, an odometer used in horse-drawn carriages, a musical instrument made from glass, and bifocal glasses. His most …

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Thomas Edison: An American Icon

Thomas Edison: An American Icon

Thomas Edison was a great inventor; that is very difficult to dispute.  We’re all familiar with the story that he invented the light bulb, the phonograph and even the motion picture.  Those things alone would define him as a genius. But, there are many things that he did in his life that you may not …

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Inventor of Hydro Bone Praises Davison in Letter

Inventor of Hydro Bone Praises Davison in Letter

Every now and again we receive letters in the mail or via email from our clients, which is obviously a great thing. Sometimes they are simply checking on their new product idea, asking questions or dropping a line to give us a nice pat on the back. And what a pat on the back this …

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