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The Ziptune® musical zipper (new patent)
The Ziptune® musical zipper (new patent) ● Inventor Stan Divranos, of Chino, California, has just been granted a US patent (Aug 29th 2017) for his Ziptune® musical zipper. “Various types of zippers are ...
Attracting birds – with a ‘Songbird Magnet’
Attracting birds – with a ‘Songbird Magnet’ ● Want to attract birds? Specifically, Purple Martins or Eastern Bluebirds, Baltimore Orioles, House Wrens, House Finches, American Goldfinches, & Indigo Buntings etc etc. Then you ...
The aerodynamics of cheetahs’ tails (recent study)
The aerodynamics of cheetahs’ tails (recent study) ● “During high-speed pursuit of prey, the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) has been observed to swing its tail while manoeuvring (e.g. turning or braking) but the effect ...
Exploring the Confusion Matrix for Auto Bidet Seat Icons (study)
Exploring the Confusion Matrix for Auto Bidet Seat Icons (study) ● When it comes to designing icons for the operation of household equipment, care must be taken to avoid misunderstandings. “If the right button is pushed, ...
Psycho-emotional status regulation of minigolf players (study)
Psycho-emotional status regulation of minigolf players (study) ● When it comes to sporting activities, the psycho-emotional state of the players can have a profound effect on their performance. What positive steps can be ...

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