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What were they thinking: Overly complex design
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/31/2013   12 comments
I think Wile E. Coyote was the kind of person who created many of the patents I find to write about in my “what were they thinking” series. You know what I mean – those absurdly complicated gadgets...
Blending furiously
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5/28/2013   10 comments
I've been playing with the Image Blender app on my iPad, and I have to say that it is a LOT of fun.
What were they thinking: Confessing to an apparition
Engineering Pop Culture!  
5/24/2013   3 comments
This is an interesting patent in that it has some sensible elements and some that are are totally crazy...


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