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National Inventor's Day

Sunday, February 11, 2018

This is our assignment for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February 11th is National Inventor’s Day. What inventions are you grateful for, or what do you wish someone would invent?

I’m grateful for lots of inventions, too many to name. Some of them are TV, movies, computers, cellphones, cars, various appliances, glasses & contacts, DVDs, radio, air conditioning, and musical instruments.

For fun, my favorite inventions to see are Rube Goldberg machines. Wikipedia says, “A Rube Goldberg machine is a deliberately complex contraption in which a series of devices that perform simple tasks are linked together to produce a domino effect in which activating one device triggers the next device in the sequence.” Here are a couple of examples.

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