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Thomas A. Edison: Invention as a Cognitive Process

On the 29th of November 1877, Thomas Edison, an American inventor and businessman, demonstrated his phonograph for the first time. It is difficult for us to imagine the kind of stir it caused as we have become so used to listening to music in practically every sphere of our everyday life that we take it for granted; we hear music at home, walking down the street, in shops and supermarkets, pubs and nightclubs or even public toilets! 954 more words


Eighth Grade Leadership Academy Makes the Aim High Magic an After-School Special

Give students Ritz Crackers, Capri Suns, and more Aim High magic, and they will come. Even after a seven-hour school day, students involved in the Eighth Grade Leadership Academy are hungry for more learning. 416 more words

Bal House / Terry & Terry Architecture

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Dumbarton Bridge Lanes Reopen After Spilled Nails Cleaned Up

MENLO PARK (CBS SF) — Thousands of nails that spilled on the Dumbarton Bridge in a five-car crash Monday morning have been cleaned up and the bridge has reopened, according to the California Highway Patrol. 101 more words


Tech Report: Facebook fixes iPhone battery drain issue

(CNN) — Facebook has admitted that its app drains your iPhone’s battery life, so it released a new version on Thursday that should solve the problem. 292 more words