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Apr 22, 2012

INVENTIONS News, Apr 22, 2012

Inventor preps robot to cut through ice on Europa
Inventor preps robot to cut through ice on Europa
Phys.Org
This week, inventor Bill Stone told attendees at NASA's Astrobiology Science Conference in Atlanta that he intends to get an autonomous robot ready to visit the icebound sea of Jupiter's moon Europa, cut through the icy crust, and explore the waters ...
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Kuwaiti inventor wins silver medal
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
GENEVA, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwaiti inventor Adel Jumaa Abdine on Saturday was declared winner of the silver medal at the prestigious International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, the most important inventions-related event in the world.
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Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
AT&T Envisions a Smarter Cloud
PCWorld (blog)
AT&T has a storied history with some key scientific inventions through its research labs. But the nature of research has changed in the Internet age, with the focus slowly shifting to services, Prabhu said. "Today the inventions are not so much unique ...
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Kuwaiti inventor snatches silver medal at Geneva expo
Kuwait Times
GENEVA: Kuwaiti inventor Adel Jumaa Abdine was yesterday declared winner of the silver medal at the prestigious International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, the most importantinventions-related event in the world. Abdine won the silver medal for ...
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Kuwait Times
All the fun of the inventions fair: Hundreds of wacky contraptions go on ...
Daily Mail
That is thanks to one wacky inventor who showcased his hands-free parasol this week alongside a host of other unusual gadgets. Italy's Marco Pagnini presented his invention, a suspender for carrying an umbrella without using hands, ...
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Daily Mail
IIT inventions hit among schoolchildren
Deccan Herald
Various technological innovations, ranging from everyday household items to gadgetry, were a hit among schoolchildren at the Open House at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. A mix of curious students as well as industry representatives attended the ...
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Irish inventions helping those with sight loss
thejournal.ie
A showcase this coming Thursday, organised by the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, will highlight some of these inventions and technologies. They are specifically focused on vision and vision loss. According to NCBI, they “were designed in an ...
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For Earth Day, 10 State-of-the-Art Eco-Inventions From Phaidon's Design Tome ...
ARTINFO
While it won't be available in time for Earth Day this weekend, ARTINFO has picked out some highlights from the tome's futuristic, eco-friendly inventions, including models of energy and material efficiency by the likes of Steven Holl, Coca-Cola, Puma, ...
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Arts Notes: April 22, 2012
Charleston Gazette
Clay Center creative services manager Bridgett Turley helped prepare the center's art gallery for its upcoming exhibit "The Curious World of Patent Models" by painting murals of historic inventions on the walls. Here she's painting the patent blueprint ...
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Innovation is the space race of the 21st century
Worcester Telegram
But he did work for a behemoth innovator of its time, United Shoe Machinery Corp. in Beverly, which nurtured innovators who understood their invention'svalue lay in its successful commercial application. America needs more innovators like my father.
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Painter's distinctive, minimalist techniques create landscapes that evoke...
Columbus Dispatch
Through the years, Pentak has honed his distinctive technique for mark making and experimenting with light and composition, aiming for “the balance between representation and invention.” Although his process continues to evolve, his latest works exude ...
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Columbus Dispatch
Army's Nocturnal Raids Make Kashmiri Villager to Invent 'Singing Lantern'
Kashmir Observer
Srinagar: Need is usually the mother of all inventions, and if this need is enormous, the inventions too are remarkable. Ghulam Mohammad Mir's 'Singing Lantern' is an example of that. Trapped in Kashmir's escalating violence of the 1990s and the ...
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Tippett light fantastic
Sheffield Telegraph
Tuesday's concert from the outstanding Tippett Quartet takes in four of his chamber music works, Inventions for String Quartet (from 1932), Il Richiamo, a quintet for string and voice (1923), Quartet for strings (1948-54) and Il Presepio, ...
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Sheffield Telegraph
Farm Briefs
Enterprise-Record
Also, a self-guided "Tour of Inventions" will showcase design and innovations for agricultural production. Entrance is free, parking is $5. For information: alcouffecenter.org. ORLAND — Five Glenn County graduating seniors involved in 4-H received ...
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Better than the 'Buffett rule'
Los Angeles Times
Apple, for instance, is buying back its shares rather than using the money to fund more inventions. This suggests that, at the moment, there's not all that much need to provide incentives for investment in corporations. So how might we change tax ...
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Pro athletes often fumble the financial ball
USA TODAY
Many athletes also gravitate toward tangible, glitzy business ventures such as restaurants, car dealerships, motion pictures or stakes in new inventions. Perhaps because they're accustomed to life in the fast lane, they often don't seem interested in ...
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USA TODAY
What makes you happy? It's the little things...
Telegraph.co.uk
An Arresting History of Our Inventions is out now (Bantam Press, £20) * Going for a swim – indoors at Body Works West in London; at Chewton Glen hotel in the country, where the pool is in a glass cathedral; or in the sea, any time, any place.
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Telegraph.co.uk
Space Needle anniversary
The Seattle Times
In the recording, Kennedy said the accomplishments and inventions at the fair are "a bridge that carry us confidently toward the 21st century," and he hoped the future would mean a "happy and peaceful world." From the stage at the ceremony, ...
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Pop Culture's 40-Year Itch
NPR
You know, they were one of those studio inventions that had to be thrown together to do that number. RAZ: How is that possible? I mean, that - "Eleanor Rigby," "Good Vibrations," how does "Winchester Cathedral" win the Grammy for Best Rock and Roll ...
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Yeshiva School teens ruminate over long term future of Jewish faith
thejewishchronicle.net
In the past 100 years, humankind has come out with more inventions than in many previous centuries combined. Life has changed drastically; we went from farms to skyscrapers, from home cooking to fast food, from computers as large as a building to ...
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NEWARK CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
The Newark Advocate
Seventh-grade social studies students made slide shows about the discoveries and inventions that came from ancient East Asia. These include paper, print, wheeled chariots, the Great Wall and the seismograph. » Eighth-grade social studies students are ...
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Aditya Sinha: Why Mumbai needs to get high
Daily News & Analysis
Unlike historical intellectuals like Henry David Thoreau, who famously advocated a return to nature, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who said “cities are the abyss of the human species”, Glaeser says the city is one of the most human inventions: “There is ...
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Daily News & Analysis
Rampant theft, corruption: Why it`s time Dar cracked the whip
IPPmedia
He said there was no need for such a rush because Tanzania needed space to get its own inventions before getting on to the global stage. But because we have had the kind of leadership that does not have an agenda on what it wants for its people, ...
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Inventions go on display at Geneva fair - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: A handsfree umbrella, parachutes for airplanes and other quirky inventions went on display Wednesday at the opening of the world's ...
news.yahoo.com/inventions-display-geneva-fair-085622454--...
Inventions go on display at Geneva fair
Atlanta Business News 11:51 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012 ... A thousandinventions all had their debut in Geneva, including a robotic claw hand, a high-tech ...
www.ajc.com/business/inventions-go-on-display-1420595.html
Inventions go on display at Geneva fair - CBS News
GENEVA — A thousand inventions have gone on display at the world's biggest fair for new gadgets, where even the ribbon-cutting was done by a humanoid ...
www.cbsnews.com/.../inventions-go-on-display-at-geneva-fair...
Space invaders: NASA inventions that weren't
... items and technologies. But the space exploration agency cannot (and does not) claim credit for these inventions. ... The Fix | Chris Cillizza. In the News...
www.washingtonpost.com/.../gIQAepRkRT_gallery.html
Britons Revel In Their Sporting Inventions : NPR
NPR News and Shows ... Hourly News Summary ... singing, and quoits - another Old English invention that involved throwing a piece of rope or a horseshoe.
www.npr.org/2012/04/18/.../britons-revel-in-sporting-inventio...
Institute of Black Invention and Technology | Breaking News for ...
Institute of Black Invention and Technology It is widely known that African Americans have contributed a variety of innovations that span everything from early ...
newsone.com/.../black-invention-and-technology-institute-insp...
Technology Expo to showcase student inventions | WSLS 10
Engineers in training will show off some of their inventions for the future Wednesday at the 2012 Technology Expo.
www2.wsls.com/.../technology-expo-showcase-student-inventi...
Invention Convention showcases student creativity | News 5 | News ...
It's an opportunity for children to bring their imaginations to life. ESU 10 held the 12th Annual Regional Invention Convention Thursday in Kearney. News 5 was...
www.khastv.com/news/local/Invention-147231705.html
Soldier inventions in Afghanistan | British Forces News
British Forces News provides 24 hour News updates on Army, RAF, Navy & Ministry of Defence News relevant to British Forces personnel and their families.
bfbs.com/news/.../soldier-inventions-afghanistan-56398.html
Inventions: Heath Robinson, eat your heart out - News - Gadgets ...
A team of geeks has devoted 5000 man hours over six months to building a van- sized contraption designed to do nothing more complicated than pop a single ...
www.independent.co.uk/.../inventions-heath-robinson-eat-you...
Students share their inventions with parents | The Isanti County News
Fifth graders at Cambridge Intermediate School shared their inventions with parents and guardians Thursday afternoon during the Inventors Fair. Photos by...
isanticountynews.com/.../students-share-their-inventions-with-...
Inventions Go on Display at Geneva Fair - ABC News
A handsfree umbrella, parachutes for airplanes and other quirky inventionswent on display Wednesday at the opening of the world's biggest fair for new ...
abcnews.go.com/.../inventions-display-geneva-fair-16163151
Utah student entrepreneurs win $40K for their inventions | Deseret ...
SALT LAKE CITY — Some very creative young minds took the top prize at one of the state's most coveted college business idea competitions.
www.deseretnews.com/.../Utah-student-entrepreneurs-win-40K...
SA inventor appears on ABC's 'Shark Tank' | News - Home
A San Antonio inventor is getting his 15 minutes of fame Friday night as he make's an appearance on the ABC TV show "Shark Tank."
www.ksat.com/news/SA-inventor...on.../-/index.html
Britons Revel In Their Sporting Inventions
NPR News and Shows ... Hourly News Summary ... singing, and quoits - another Old English invention that involved throwing a piece of rope or a horseshoe.
www.npr.org/2012/04/18/.../britons-revel-in-sporting-inventio...
Inventions go on display at Geneva fair - Action News 5 - Memphis ...
Action News 5 - Memphis, TennesseeInventions go on display ...
www.wmctv.com/.../inventions-go-on-display-at-geneva-fair
My Town: Young Inventor's Challenge in Canton | FOX8.com ...
FOX8.com – Cleveland news & weather from WJW Television FOX 8 ...materials into new and exciting inventions for the Mayor's Young Inventor'sChallenge.
fox8.com/.../my-town-young-inventors-challenge-in-canton/
Inventions go on display at Geneva fair - WCAX.COM Local Vermont ...
COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-Inventions go ...
www.wcax.com/story/.../inventions-go-on-display-at-geneva-f...
nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Invention Helps ...
A University of Minnesota invention could help make storage of solar and wind energy more efficient and economical. The invention was licensed to SustainX, ...
www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=123853
DVIDS - News - Inventor, entrepreneur, Marine, all-around good time
YUMA, Ariz. - Democritus, an Ancient Greek philosopher, once said, “Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold. Happiness dwells in the soul.” ...
www.dvidshub.net/.../inventor-entrepreneur-marine-all-aroun...
News Desk: To-Do List: Afghanistan Shock; The Inventor Boom : The ...
To know: The Los Angeles Times published photos in which American soldiers can be seen posing beside, and with, body parts of dead Afghans …
www.newyorker.com/.../to-do-list-afghanistan-shock-the-inve...
Formerly homeless man uses invention to help - WKRN, Nashville ...
WKRN, Nashville, Tennessee News, Weather and Sports |Formerly homeless man uses invention to help. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage...
www.wkrn.com/.../formerly-homeless-man-uses-invention-to-...
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