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Engineer,George De Mestral, Inventor of Velcro, This Month in Physics History Georges de Mestral, inventor of Velcro, was born 100 years ago ... Inventor of the Week: Archive

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Magicians Who Endorsed Psychic Phenomena
Conjurors have long played a role in psychical research. Many people are under the impression that magicians are total skeptics when it comes to psychic phenomena. It comes as a surprise to many (including some magicians), to learn that this is by no means...
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George W. Bush
Born 6th of July, 1946 New Haven (Connecticut) I am going to start this interpretation with the famous phrase of Bush, which according to me embodies his innermost thoughts: "America needs compassionate conservatism". From this phrase we can deduce...
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The Gathering
All around, a circle of one From this land do we come Together once more without any fear To celebrate that of the deer Drawing her in with hands held high The wisdom she gives shall never die Our goddess is without a doubt What we’re doing, is all about The...
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Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Burn Box – Demon Rost: The supression of free speech and religion
Those were the words on a sign that was hung from the coat rack in the vestibule of the 45-member Harvest Assembly of God Church on Brownsdale Road in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. 40 members of the church, led by Rev. George Bender, held a book and video...
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Sensible Ideas: The Knowledge Behind the Perception
Do objects exist independently of consciousness? If so, what is the nature of these objects? These questions shall be investigated through the conflicting philosophies of John Locke and George Berkeley. Preliminary Quotations from Locke and Berkeley: Primary...
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The Ace of Swords: Seizing the Power of Discernment
"For the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." Hebrews 4:12 KJV I have...
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Nutrition and Tradition
When George de Mestral went out for a “Velcro” was born.
Aut viam inveniam aut faciam
In the early 1940s, the Swiss engineer George de Mestral went hunting with his dog through the mountains.
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mountains, Swiss inventor George de Mestral noticed that his dog and his pants were covered with seeds called 'burrs'.
Jailed for More Than Four Months, Physicist Faces Deportation
Members of the APS Executive Board. This Month in Physics History. February 9, 1990: Death of George de Mestral.

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W wie Wissen
Die lästigen Kletten im Fell seines Hundes brachten den Schweizer Ingenieur George de Mestral 1941 auf die Idee für den Klettverschluss. Nur ein Beispiel dafür, dass wir täglich Dinge nutzen, die wir der Natur abgeguckt haben.

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George de Mestral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George de Mestral (June 19, 1907–February 8, 1990) was an electrical engineer who invented Velcro.
The Invention of Velcro - George de Mestral
George de Mestral takes his dog for a walk and a new invention is born Velcro.
George de Mestral - Inventor of the Week: Archive
Velcro®. de Mestral It may be difficult to imagine a world without Velcro®, but the fastening mechanism did not exist before George de Mestral created it in 1955.
Georges de Mestral, inventor of Velcro, was born 100 years ago
Engineer,George De Mestral, Inventor of Velcro,
Engineer and Inventor. Inventor of Velcro. Velcro® Inventor.

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