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Sound-activated fall-off lingerie (new patent)
Sound-activated fall-off lingerie (new patent) ● Inventor (and IP / patent lawyer) Michael Mansour Ahmadshahi Ph.D., Esq. has just been granted a US patent for his ‘Signal-activated lingerie’ which incorporates a remotely activated (un)fastener “causing the lingerie to fall off from the wearer’s body” when it receives the appropriate signal. The patent document explains : “Lingerie, ... [ click to read full item ]
Justin Bieber’s opinion on the Big Bang – inconsequential, or not? (new study)
Justin Bieber’s opinion on the Big Bang – inconsequential, or not? (new study) ● “The vast majority of scientists believe that humans have evolved over time (98%; Pew Research Center, 2015). However, recent public opinion polls indicate much more variability in the views of the general public; only 65% of Americans (Pew Research Center, 2015), 61% of Canadians (Angus Reid Public Opinion Polls, 2012), ... [ click to read full item ]
‘Occupational marks’
‘Occupational marks’ ● Occupational marks represent the effects of a repeated particular activity on a worker’s, musician’s or sportsperson’s skin. They are many and varied. They include (but are by no means limited to) : • Surfer’s Nodules (Surfers) • Cauliflower Ear (Boxers) • Jazz Ballet Bottom (Dancers) • Lichenification of the Elbows ... [ click to read full item ]

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