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Misc. Inventions

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Science and Sunglasses
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Go inside a Zeiss facility in Northern Italy for a rare look at the science and technology behind designing, testing and manufacturing lenses for high-end sports performance sunglasses. (09:55) A good view to show how science can help athletes be... [more]
November 28, 2011 at 10:17 PM
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Stuff of Genius - Daniel Fahrenheit and the Mercury Thermometer
From YouTube, produced by Howstuffworks
Daniel Fahrenheit built several types of thermometers, but his Stuff of Genius wasn't restricted to a few temperature measuring devices. (02:35)
October 6, 2011 at 06:48 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
Cold Fusion: Fire from Water
From auxiliumdocumentarylibrary.com, produced by Free Spirit Productions
This definitive television and home video documentary explores the re-emergence of one of the most important scientific discoveries in history. Cold Fusion burst onto the world scene in 1989 with a press conference at the University of Utah–ironicall... [more]
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June 25, 2012 at 02:00 PM
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How Inventions Change History (for better and for worse)
From YouTube, produced by TED-Ed
Invented in 1793, the cotton gin changed history for good and bad. By allowing one field hand to do the work of 10, it powered a new industry that brought wealth and power to the American South -- but, tragically, it also multiplied and prolonged the... [more]
August 25, 2018 at 05:42 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Why Bladeless Fans Are a Lie
From YouTube, produced by SciShow
Bladeless fans can look like magic. How does all that air come out of that empty ring?! Well, it turns out that bladeless fans are more like a conventional fan than you might think, but that doesn't mean there isn't some really cool science behind ho... [more]
March 14, 2020 at 03:30 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
Heavy Watergate: The War Against Cold Fusion
From auxiliumdocumentarylibrary.com
On March 23, 1989, respected chemists, Dr. Stanley Pons and Dr. Martin Fleishman made an announcement that rocked the world of science. Their tabletop experiments with heavy water, a renewable resource readily available in ocean water, yielded enormo... [more]
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June 25, 2012 at 01:40 PM
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The Stuff of Genius - The Pop-up Toaster
From YouTube, produced by Howstuffworks
Although toast itself dates back into prehistory, the toaster is a very recent -- and convenient -- invention. Charles Strite developed this invention and he had problems to overcome. (02:19)
October 6, 2011 at 06:51 PM
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Ben Franklin's Favorite Invention: The Glass Armonica
From metacafe.com, produced by History Channel
This 5-minute video shows how Franklin came to design this invention which famous people used and composed music for. This is a fascinating story of a musical invention that had a short life, but inspired many.
October 10, 2010 at 08:10 PM
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Look into a Canning Company
From teachertube.com, produced by Our Ohio
Hirzel Canning Company was founded in 1923. This northwest Ohio family operation processes tomatoes under the Dei Fratelli brand. All of the tomato growers that provide raw product for Dei Fratelli products are located within 20 miles of the processi... [more]
April 21, 2010 at 08:33 AM
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A Historical Story About the Invention of the Automatic Dish Washer
From YouTube
This video features an actor playing the role of Josephine Cochrane, who invented the fist automatic dishwasher.  She tells the story of how she came up with the idea and the appliance's conception.  (01:24)
January 10, 2013 at 10:01 AM
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