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Vitaliy Fadeyev and Carl Haber must feel a bit like Thomas Edison did 127 years ago, when he made his first recording of the human voice on a tinfoil cylinder phonograph. They must have a pretty......

Indians target of home invasions in New Jersey

Residents of the neighbourhood are anxious after masked gunmen broke into 4 desi homes in New Jersey. Many of them are disappointed over the police’s response to the violent crimes. Arthur J......

Decentralised power generation is need of the hour

The take home message from the grid failure is that the paradigm of centralised generation of electricity and grid-based distribution has outlived its usefulness, notes Gopal Krishna. The......

Jamshed Bharucha to head Cooper Union College

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, one of the topmost educational institutions in the United States, has an illustrious history. Abraham Lincoln gave his 'Right Makes Might'......

Haj THEN and NOW: 125 years apart

An exhibition of rare 1885 photographs that capture Mecca in a past is on in Dubai. Dutchman Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje took the images on wax cylinders then newly invented by Thomas......

Amar Bose in US Inventors Hall of Fame

Amar Bose last month joined the ranks of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Alva Edison, after the National Inventors Hall of Fame announced his name as one of the seven living 2008 inductees. Dr......

Billionaire inventors

"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." So said Thomas Edison, inventor of so many things we take for granted today and the archetypical American entrepreneur-inventor.Edison......

This 13-yr-old inventor just floored Intel with his start-up idea

Image: Shubham Banerjee holding Braigo.Photograph: Nbanerjee/Wikimedia Commons If Shubham Banerjee cannot lay claim to being the world's youngest venture capital-backed entrepreneur, he comes......

123-year-old doll's audio the 1st recording?

A 12-second recording of 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' from the first-ever talking doll could also be the first-ever commercial recording, experts have said.The recently-recovered recording,......

Tata Nano bags gold in 2010 Edison Awards

Tata Nano has won the gold prize in the best new product segment under the transportation category at the 2010 Edison Awards.Recognised as America's innovation award, the Edison Awards symbolise......

Can Megamind trump Paranormal Activity 2, Saw 3D?

For families thatare not into Paranormal Activity 2 or Saw 3D, the holiday season will start this Friday with DreamWorks Megamind which is expected to lead the box office across North America. The......

The heart is missing

Impressive vistas, uncompromising depiction of harsh frontier life, decent performances and an Oscar-winning reputation are not enough to turn The Missing into a compellingly interesting film. It......

The 23-man team lists for the 2006 World Cup

The23-man lists of the 32 teams for the 2006 football World Cup after theMay 15 deadline to confirm squads ended on Monday. A look at the selections:ANGOLAGoalkeepers: Joo Ricardo (unattached),......

Pele hated his nickname

Pele was so angry with a school classmate who dreamed up his nickname that he punched him, the soccer great recalled on Sunday."Pele isn't my real name," the Brazilian told the German newspaper......

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Farhaan
Q. Thomas Edison said....Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up....How true it is i feel...your comments
Farhaan:  A.  more

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Farhaan
Q. Thomas A Edison says...Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time...Ur take ???
Farhaan:  A. very much true more

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Flying Saucer
Q. who is the wizard of Menlo Park?
Flying Saucer:  A. please use correct english you should have written he SAID and not SAYS because he is no longer alivesecondaly what he said is practically right more

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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The first stanza of which nursery rhyme did Thomas Edison used to test his invention of the phonograph in 1877 ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. thomas Alva Edison more

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Southern Company subsidiary to expand solar development in Georgia

Southern (NYSE:SO) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Wednesday 17 December 2014 ATLANTA , Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company... ...

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NJIT Physicist Is Named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Gordon Thomas, an inventive problem-solver whose creations from medical devices, to weapons sensors, to optical communications fiber are... ...

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Challenge to exit mediocrity

Make in India is the start of solving our country's major problems. Taking scientific, logical challenges with passion at the individual,... ...

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IHG's Hotel Indigo® Brand Joins Vibrant Downtown Newark Neighborhood

ATLANTA , Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --InterContinental Hotels Group's (IHG) Hotel Indigo ® brand has opened its third hotel in the New York Metro... ...

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When Graham Bell spoke to Carl Haber

CHENNAI: When experimental physicist Carl Haber found the disc which contained an original recording of Alexander Graham Bell's voice, he decided... ...

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