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November 23, 1948- Dr. Back awarded the patent for his Zoomar Lens

I love watching football, and just this season, I have converted my wife into a football –Okay, Seattle Seahawks, and Utah Tues–fan.

Could you imagine watching a football game without a zoom lens? 488 more words

New York

November 21, 1877 - Edison Invents the Phonograph

Besides a love of all things historical, Littlesparksoflife2 and I have a great many things in common. One of these common interests is our love of music. 1,534 more words

Modern Marvels

Non Conformist or Rebel. There is a difference.

A friend of mine one day last year, called me a rebel. I asked him what he thought I was rebelling against. He had no answer. 202 more words


Techno Geek Girl

I confess…I’m a techno geek at heart. I love browsing the geeky techno magazines or window shopping down the gadget aisle at Best Buy or Radio Shack and I’m always hinting to my family for gift certificates to ThinkGeek. 320 more words


Celebrating Helen Malsed, toy inventor

No matter what decade you blasted through childhood, you know the work of Helen Herrick Malsed. She was an innovator and inventor with a knack for listening to children, and her work continues to charm the kid in everyone. 269 more words

Pop Culture

MFW Adventures: Eli Whitney & Failure

We have taken full advantage of all the FREEDOM homeschooling has to offer these past few weeks.  During our study of Eli Whitney, we managed to travel south to visit my family for a celebration, we returned home to host my in-laws for a few days and we visited Legoland. 611 more words

Homeschool Education

Patent law and IP serve only corporations, not inventors

Another great story about an inventor, who was robbed off his own invention by a corporation. Andreas Pavel, the inventor of proto-walkman, finally got the wrongs revised… 36 more words