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This Website Is Using Math to Create Every Possible Patent

It’s widely accepted that the United States patent system is broken . Alexander Reben agrees, and his response has been to create a website that aims to make it harder for people to patent new ideas.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 11th

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How to Build a Mini Catapult Straight From the Mind of Leonardo da Vinci

In his spare time—which was presumably limited—Leonardo da Vinci was fond of drawing plans for contraptions and weaponry, most of which were never actually built. But with a few common items, it’s easy to bring his double-armed catapult to life.

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March 16th

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The Simplest Way Out of Bed Is a Car Jack and an Impact Hammer

Self-employment is rough. One day you’re sleeping in for an extra half hour, and the next you’re staying up until 5am and realizing you haven’t seen any of your friends (or the sun) in months.

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March 1st

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This Giant Spinning Windmill of Fireworks Gives a Spectacular Exploding Light Show

This Giant Spinning Windmill of Fireworks Gives a Spectacular Exploding Light Show

The maniac inventor Colin Furze cooked up a truly spectacular thing this time around: he made a giant firework wheel. As in, fireworks are attached to a wheel (not unlike a windmill) which is attached to a truck which is then all lit at once which is then spun around in circles which then explodes beautifully, shooting fireworks in every direction. This spinning firework wheel is so awesomet hat it proves that there needs to be more advancements in firework technology.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

January 13th

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Kymeta’s Partnership With Panasonic Brings Internet To Maritime Markets

kymeta antenna over water This week at CES, Kymeta announced a partnership with Panasonic to bring lightweight, flat-panel antennas to the maritime market. Kymeta’s core technology, the mTenna, is designed to communicate with satellites in order to bring high speed internet to anything on the move. Read More

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Emily Calandrelli

January 7th

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Your Pet Desperately Needs This Astronaut-Inspired Backpack

“Who’s the greatest catstronaut in the United States? It’s you Champer-damper. It’s you!”

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Adam Clark Estes

December 2nd

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Real Patriots Use a Flag Frame That Simulates it Blowing in the Wind

(Note: This article is best enjoyed with the Battle Hymn of the Republic playing in the background.) Does anything stir your inner-patriotism than seeing the old red, white, and blue blowing in the wind? Obviously not, so a couple of guys invented a flag frame that simulates that effect in your living room.

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Andrew Liszewski

August 21st

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The World’s First Waffle Cone Machine Is Still in Operation

There’s no better way to top off a meal of Carolina-style barbecue than plunging your face into a big, dripping scoop of ice cream in a fresh, warm waffle cone. America knows this pleasure thanks to Abe Doumar who unveiled the first waffle cone machine at the 1904 World’s Fair. And thanks to Doumar’s family, you can still eat a cone from the original machine.

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Adam Clark Estes

July 17th

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Some Of The Strangest Flying Machines Ever Built

It’s been just over a century and change since the first airplane flight. And an amazing amount of innovation has happened to aviation since then. Along with quite a bit of weird experiments, that didn’t entirely pan out. Here are fascinating videos of some of the strangest flying machines ever invented!

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Vincze MiklĂłs

April 2nd

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The High Tech Hotel of 1921 Had an Alarm Clock In Every Room

Today, hotels offer high-tech amenities that just a generation ago would be astounding — RFID key cards, customizable ambiance at the push of a button, and coming soon, humanoid robot concierges. So what started the high-tech hotel craze? It can all be traced back to the 1920s, when Americans started to demand a decidedly techno-centric flair in their hotels.

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Matt Novak

March 4th

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