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Women listed as inventors in third of global patent filings: UN

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

New data from the World Intellectual Property Organization showed that women were listed in 31 percent of the some 224,000 international patent applications it published last year… 269 more words

Current Affairs

Ten Inspirational Quotes from Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Alva Edison has been described as Americas’s greatest inventor. He was a scientist and businessman. His work ethic and sayings ooze inspiration and motivation. So I thought I would share some of his quotes for your mid-week-inspo. 184 more words


History 04 Essays

This is the page my history teacher recommended me to post all the essay I have written for History 04. As you can see, I have not written any essays up until lesson 75, because I had not started my blog until then. 160 more words


Book review: Dungzilla


Dungzilla by James Foley, Fremantle Press,
ISBN 9781925164831

The publisher provided a review copy of Dungzilla.

Sally has a new invention — a resizenator, which can make things smaller … or bigger. 151 more words

Book Reviews

Memorabilia Monday: The Screwpull

In our Herbert Allen business and personal papers, we have the first screwpull wine opener sold. It looks like the inventor, Herbert Allen, bought his own device at… 44 more words

Rice University

Week 48 - Gratitude Challenge - Technology

Instead of sharing with you what technology I am grateful to have, I want to share the great minds behind technology.

However, first I must rant over the most ridiculous television advert that annoys me the more I see it. 490 more words


He Who Thinks He Can, Can!

A GREAT many new ideas of extreme value have recently appeared in current thought, but one of the most valuable is the idea that “he can who thinks he can;” and in the mastery of fate it will not only be necessary to keep this idea constantly in mind but also to make the fullest possible use of the law upon which this idea is based. 49 more words