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Topic - Thomas Edison
An Ohio commission is seeking an artist to design a statue of inventor Thomas Edison to be added to the U.S. Capitol's National Statuary Hall.
Louisville is planning a birthday party for a famous one-time resident, Thomas Edison.
Scientists using advanced imaging technology have recovered a 123-year-old recording made by Thomas Edison that is believed to be the world's first attempt at a talking doll and may mark the dawn of the American recording industry.
Not so very long ago, fireplaces, oil lamps and candles were the only sources of illumination available for homes after dark, sources that gave off a pitiful glow and threatened devastating fire with every use.
It's hard to keep up with David McCullough at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
A reporter once asked Thomas Edison how it felt to fail thousands of times while attempting to create a working incandescent light bulb. Edison replied that he hadn't failed - he'd simply found thousands of ways that didn't work.
As the USA celebrated its 234th birthday yesterday, the plight of a quintessentially American innovation says volumes about the state of the union.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - When asked what makes an inventor, Thomas Edison said: "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
"Oh, yeah," he quipped, recalling a law designed to phase out the old-style incandescent bulb, "Obama's regulators actually did just that."