Things that made me laugh today, and some that have intrigued me.
Monday, January 9, 2017
Harry Houdini Was an Ingenious Inventor, He Just Didn't Want Anybody to Know
Harry Houdini is most often remembered as an escape artist and a magician. He was also an actor, a pioneering aviator, an amateur historian and a businessman. Within each of these roles he was an innovator, and sometimes an inventor. But to protect his illusions, he largely avoided the patent process, kept secrets, copyrighted his tricks and otherwise concealed his inventive nature. Read more