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The Matza

The Matza The modern Israeli is known for inventing the new, From flash drives, quasichrystals and cherry tomatoes too, But what most people don’t realize is we learnt this long ago, From the very beginning, I will have you know,

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When Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention – Food For Thought

I love hearing about the driving forces behind inventions. Sometimes the reasons are obscure, but many times that force is simply necessity. The following is such an example. Israel is the home of immigrants from many different countries and cultures,

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Patenting Hanukkah

This Saturday night is the start of the festival of Hanukkah. Candles of the Menorah (Chanukiyah) are lit each night. When I was a little girl, people generally used a Chanukiyah with the traditional design of a metallic eight branched

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How Old Is Too Old To Invent?

My previous blog post showed how even the very young can invent important and useful things. Is the same true of the elderly? From at least the examples below, it appears that there is no upper age limit when it

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How Old Do You Have To Be To Be An Inventor?