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December 2,1982 -1st Permanent Artificial Heart Implant

It never ceases to amaze me at the accomplishments that have come out of the University of Utah. I really never gave the school much thought, and not being from Utah did not really care. Looking through the University’s history and the things that affect my everyday life it is pretty amazing. Nolan Bushnell –… Continue reading December 2,1982 -1st Permanent Artificial Heart Implant

1800s · Inventors · Machines · Newspapers · Printing · Words

November 28, 1814–The Times of London is Printed Using Mass Generation Technology

Author’s Note: As we started this project–this little history blog–I thought I’d enjoy writing about topics I know and I’d love learning about new topics. This has been the case for sure. However, as I was preparing to write about this topic, a new realization hit me. I love inventions!! I love technology inventions!! I… Continue reading November 28, 1814–The Times of London is Printed Using Mass Generation Technology

Inventors · Uncategorized

November 27, 1826–Strike Matches are Invented

Think of your favorite smell. Close your eyes. No…really. For just a moment, close your eyes and imagine your favorite scent filling up the room. It might be hot chocolate. It might be sugar cookies. A pretty perfume. The smell of woods and pine. Your mom’s apple pie. Ok. Now that you’re done, open your… Continue reading November 27, 1826–Strike Matches are Invented

Inventors · New York · Second World War · Television

November 23, 1948- Dr. Back Awarded the Patent for his Zoomar Lens

I love watching football, and just this season, I have converted my wife into a football –okay, Seattle Seahawks, and Utah Utes–fan. Could you imagine watching a football game without a zoom lens? Earlier this year,¬†Littlesparksoflife2 and I were at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas and watched a game on this screen. ¬†Could you imagine… Continue reading November 23, 1948- Dr. Back Awarded the Patent for his Zoomar Lens

Inventors · Modern Marvels · Record Player

November 21, 1877 – Edison Invents the Phonograph

Besides a love of all things historical, Littlesparksoflife2 and I have a great many things in common. One of these common interests is our love of music. Our musical tastes are both super eclectic and do not always overlap, yet we share our discoveries back and forth. Music is the access to our souls. All… Continue reading November 21, 1877 – Edison Invents the Phonograph