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A New Winner: China's First Patentee in the US and One of China's First Patentees in China

 China’s First Patent Office?

In an earlier blog, I noted that Dr. Jin Fuey Moy (梅振魁; Mei Zhenkui, 1862-1924) was the owner of a 1908 patent on an enhanced nutcracker for chestnuts  (“Attachment for Nutcrackers”, USPN 883,558). 624 more words

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Camp John Hay, Baguio Philippines

The sun recharges everything – plants, animals, the surroundings, and even us. Really a shame to wake up late in the day if this is how gorgeous the site will be. 70 more words


Forecast: Sunshine

UPDATE: I shot this vivid flower in a window box this morning, before the sun was up or the Weekly Challenge theme had been announced, and then left to pick up visiting friends for a bit of garage “sailing”—returning, it seemed a waste not to share the hopeful colors. 8 more words


Sunday Quotes - Luck

True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. 75 more words

Dealing with a government with whom mendacity is a science is an extremely difficult and delicate matter.

– John Hay


Ten Terms Apart

A six year-old boy and his small brother looked out from an open window of their grandparents’ home onto a somber scene: lamp posts and citizens dressed in black, as a hearse leading a long funeral procession passed by.  603 more words

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On the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Assassination

How Lincoln’s Image Came to Be

If there’s a political reality familiar to us all, it has to be the spin. In our multimedia world, it assaults you nearly every minute of each day. 1,264 more words