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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Eco-Washer: eco-friendly invention that helps you wash green, and save green

Ah the dreaded laundry day! We shrink from the loathsome chore for all kinds of reasons: the sorting, the lugging, the folding, not to mention that, globally, it expends nearly three trillion gallons of water per year.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Gene Roddenberry and 5 other sci-fi - inventors' whose ideas became reality

It's starting to look more and more like a better word for "science-fiction" is "future-non-fiction."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | Deseret News

A new way to prevent date rape

This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | WGBH

Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice In Bucket, Do Not Pour Over Head

Rice is just as nice as ice when it comes to bucket challenges. Right: Manju Latha Kalanidhi, inventor of the Rice Bucket Challenge, gives grains to a hard-working neighbor.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, India, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Neatorama

Absurdly Ingenious Inventions By Dominic Wilcox

Artist and inventor of creatively kooky implements Dominic Wilcox has come up with some extremely unique ways to make our everyday lives more convenient, and a bit more interesting, with his whimsical, yet fully functional, inventions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

CBS Atlanta

Feds allow logging after huge California wildfire

At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Science / Technology, Air Accidents, Violent Crime

EETimes

Degrees of genius

In my book, anyone who can intuit something previously unknown, and then go about the difficult task of proving it with instruments of their own making, qualifies as some sort of genius.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cypress Semiconductor, Startups

Sys-Con Media

Biomedical Infrared Imaging Expert Joins Daylight Solutions Team

Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of molecular detection and imaging solutions in the mid-infrared, announced the addition of Dr. Benjamin Bird to the company's mid-infrared imaging team.

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Related Topix: Daylight Solutions, Science / Technology

Switched

10 Absurd Yet Brilliant Inventions That Bring Childhood Dreams To Life

When we think of the inventors of today, we typically envision those pushing technology to heights we never imagined, from 3D printing to the properties of the newest iPhone.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, iPhone, World News, China, Asia

KWQC-TV Davenport

Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers

Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, Science / Technology

Cybercast News Service

Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

The Wichita Eagle

Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.

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Related Topix: Watches, Science / Technology, Nuclear Energy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Gadget that sparked mid-air fight

The Knee Defender, a gadget that blocks plane seats from reclining, got a global boost after a scuffle between two passengers forced a United Airlines jet to make an unscheduled landing.

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Related Topix: Airlines, United Airlines, Science / Technology, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Travel

Scoop

Wellington inventor wins design competition for prosthetic nose

Using 3D technology to print off a new nose has won a Wellington inventor the top prize in the New Zealand leg of the fourteenth annual James Dyson Award, a global product design competition that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

EETimes

The slide show was wonderful..

Thanks Junko for taking the time to photograph and captioning the pictures. It is so exhilarating and at the same time so depressing.... At that time with no computing power and hardly any resources that we currently have, they had done so much.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

USF students showcase inventions and innovations

In broad and statistical terms, the University of South Florida is categorized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as being in the top tier of research universities in the country.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Mathematics, University of South Florida, Science, Tampa, FL

Uptown Messenger

Advertiser Bulletin: Engineer? Inventor? Architect? Discover Tinkergate

Help your daughter discover her "inner scientist" at Tinkergate. Open to local girls ages 3, 4 and 5 in the afternoons , Tinkergate girls will don their lab coats and goggles to deconstruct, build and invent in McGehee's brand new tinker lab.

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Business Journal

Hill-Rom, GE settle patent infringement lawsuit

Batesville, Indiana-based Hill-Rom filed a lawsuit against GE in U.S. District Court earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Medicine, Hillenbrand Industries, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Batesville, IN, Marketing, Science / Technology, Metamora, IN

Islington Gazette

Super-rich properties will kill Tech City say Shoreditch entrepreneurs

A "ghetto of super-rich and overseas investors" will be created if an 800million plan for 1,500 flats goes ahead, according to a Tech City petition.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom

WHDH

College students develop nail polish to detect date rape drugs

Four male North Carolina State University students are battling sexual assault. They are developing a nail polish that changes color when it touches drugs associated with date rape.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University, Science / Technology, Israel, World News, Middle East

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