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Thank You--Gratitude-5--Great Inventors and Scientists

Do you ever wonder where we’d be if it weren’t for the great inventors and scientists that were present in our society at different times in history? 253 more words

Being Grateful

Holes by Louis Sachar

“A lot of people don’t believe in curses. A lot of people don’t believe in yellow-spotted lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn’t make a difference whether you believe in it or not” 834 more words


History Lesson: Loudspeaker

The historic timeline of how we ended up with the loudspeaker

1861 – The design and idea of electronic loudspeaker was developed by Johann Philipp Reis… 117 more words

United we stand

It isn’t often, or since I was in junior high that I have I seen such ugly behavior of a bully. I remember him well. James was his name, he said something about my appearance and I cried. 467 more words

Edison Nation

Elena Moiseenko One of Only Three Females to Graduate with Engineering Degree

Elena Moiseenko earned her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from an old and very large professional engineering school, the Newark College of Engineering in Newark, New Jersey, now known as the New Jersey Institute of Technology .  250 more words


"Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future"*...

It’s easy to chuckle at the prognostications of yore– where’s my jet pack?!?  But as long-time readers will recall, there was one writer whose predictions were uncannily on the money:  Jules Verne. 450 more words

vintage trivia roundup

I’m short on time, so here now is a vintage (revised and updated), circa-2010 trivia roundup…way back when it was just discussions of things that came up at bar trivia. 1,880 more words