Thomas Edison (Famous People, Famous Lives)

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It's a powerful trick, and broadly applicable; in fact, versions of this secret-sharing scheme form a basic principle of modern data security, discovered by the cryptographer Adi Shamir, where arbitrary data can be encoded using points on a curve, and reconstructed from knowledge of other points on the same curve. Lasting Interchangeable MemoriesTM can utilize either silk, or real flowers and allows the floral display to be customized using one's imagination and creativity, whether sentimental or patriotic.

The Woman Who Invented Windshield Wipers: Mary Anderson and

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When we study micro processes of transmission — leaving aside those that use techniques of strict replication such as printing or internet forwarding — what we observe is a mix of preservation of the model and of construction of a version that suits the capacities and interests of the transmitter. For since they are applied, not for the purpose of producing any particular effect, but only of discovering the natural cause of some effect, they answer the end equally well whichever way they turn out; for they settle the question.

Dread The Fred

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This was an important discovery in the development of the scientific discipline of meteorology. It appears that another citizen of Middelburg, Sacharias Janssen had a telescope at about the same time but was at the Frankfurt Fair where he tried to sell it. You will be talking to judges about your work, and later you will be showing your invention to visitors. It is employed when things not directly perceptible are brought within reach of the sense, not by perceptible operations of the imperceptible body itself, but by observation of some cognate body which is perceptible.

Communication (How Things Have Changed)

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Look at other inventions in your surroundings and learn how they work. Moreover, as from certain putrid substances — musk, for instance, and civet — the sweetest odors are sometimes generated, so, too, from mean and sordid instances there sometimes emanates excellent light and information. George Combe (1788 - 1858), Scottish lawyer and writer on phrenology and education: founded the Edinburgh Phrenological Society in 1820. In this case the test for me is: Which would I miss more if it didn’t exist? (Our panelist John Doerr, a well-known technology investor, said he worked his way through his own top‑25 list using a similar set of “pairwise comparisons,” asking which technology he would miss more.) I rely on personal computers, but I got along fine before their introduction; I still remember a dental procedure in England when the National Health Service didn’t pay for novocaine.

Squishy Circuits (Makers As Innovators)

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We must also take for granted a third proposition which is also sufficiently certain, viz., that this greater or less quantity of matter in this or that body is capable of being reduced by comparison to calculation and to exact or nearly exact proportions. The calls of such birds are truly instinctive, rather than learned. This discovery was made in its entirety by al-Haytham (1lth century) and Kamal ad-Din (14th century). As a NASA engineer, San Juan reportedly used his Filipino ingenuity to build a vehicle that would run outside the Earth's atmosphere.

George Washington Carver (Great African-Americans)

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Her life reads like a Hollywood script: The glamorous movie star by day was, by night, the lonely immigrant channeling an inner Thomas Edison. "She set aside one room in her home, had a drafting table installed with the proper lighting, and the proper tools - had a whole wall in the room of engineering reference books." But when I assign so prominent a part to forms, I cannot too often warn and admonish men against applying what I say to those forms to which their thoughts and contemplations have hitherto been accustomed.

Milton Hershey's Sweet Idea: A Chocolate Kingdom (The Story

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The organs or parts were cleaned in water, then the parts were given to patients for them to eat so that patient could be cured. As technology becomes increasingly pervasive I believe scale transitions will become commonplace. And they have to deliver all this fearlessly—without any fear whatsoever of failure, rejection or punishment.” The same holds true for personal quests, whether in overcoming some specific challenge or reaching your full potential in all aspects of life.

Prehistoric and Egyptian Medicine (History of Medicine)

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Think Spider Man’s ability to scale walls quickly looks like a skill that could come in handy in real life? Like his other ideas, he did not patent it: he profited from the lightning rod intellectually, not financially. In both locations, visitors were carefully interviewed afterward by a market research agency. They treated them kindly and presumed their disease was real at a time when the insane were routinely burned alive in Europe as witches and sorcerers.

Innovations in Health (Problem Solved! Your Turn to Think

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It wasn't until 1966, that the system began creeping its way into more and more grocery stores. They should not be placed in the drawing so as to interfere with its comprehension. He worked with Edison and later had many revolutionary developments in electromagnetism, and had competing patents with Marconi for the invention of radio. Adding a third convex lens--of appropriate focal length, and in the right place--increased the field significantly, thus allowing higher magnifications.

Frozen in Time: Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About

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These include a northern California county. We will be able to tap only a fraction of this. However, is it really the “first Filipino-made aircraft”? Included is a timeline of significant historical and scientific events, biographies of noted scientists and artists, and resources you can use to learn more. But students should explore how controls work in various kinds of systems—machines, athletic contests, politics, the human body, learning, etc.