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Inventions to be Thankful For

Every Thanksgiving you give thanks to all the things you are grateful for. This year Quirky wants to celebrate the simple everyday inventions that we are grateful to have been invented. In 1888 John J. Loud created the first ballpoint point, such a simple invention but even in the age of technology is still the

What We Should be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

We often talk about the inventions that have changed our lives for the better – and hey, they are pretty incredible, but what if instead of celebrating things, we celebrated the brilliant minds behind those inventions we love so much. Take the microwave for example, invented in 1945 by a man named Percy Spencer. Spencer,