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The Cone Waffle Hand Shield

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice-cream.

Or so the saying goes.

In reality, the emotionally violent act of screaming in the face of an unsuspecting Mr Whippy peddler is unlikely to gain you anything by way of frozen treats. 163 mots de plus


How Islamic inventors changed the world

From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we take for granted in daily life.

1 The story goes that an Arab named Khalid was tending his goats in the Kaffa region of southern Ethiopia, when he noticed his animals became livelier after eating a certain berry. 1 803 mots de plus


August 2, 1922: Your Call Is Important to Us

Alexander Graham Bell was one of those curious inventive sort of kids, the kind that love to experiment and blow up the garage with their chemistry set when they’re eight. 297 mots de plus

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Leonardo da Vinci's notebook is on display at MIA

Bill Gates has been generous enough to lend the Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Codex Leicester’ to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for two months from June 21 to Aug. 188 mots de plus


Dry Land Defence Invention

The biggest threat to paddling pool sales over the next century is likely to come from the rising sea levels negating our basic human need to paddle. 122 mots de plus


Would you rather? #1: The Wheel or the Internet

I’m sure most of you reading this is familiar with the game of « would you rather » in which you are given two choices and must make a decision as to which one you would rather pick. 634 mots de plus


Edison's Essay Question

Inventor Thomas Edison employed several assistants to help him develop and construct many of his inventions. Edison hired people with little education because « smart people knew too many ways a thing won’t work ». 933 mots de plus

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