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HowStuffWorks Videos "Industrial Revelations: Impact of the Loom"

HowStuffWorks Videos "Industrial Revelations: Impact of the Loom" | Invention Convention | Scoop.it
On Discovery Channel's "Industrial Revelations," learn how Joseph Marie Jacquard's silk loom made a huge impact on the cotton industry in England.
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BBC - History - Historic Figures: Kirkpatrick Macmillan (1812 - 1878)

BBC - History - Historic Figures: Kirkpatrick Macmillan (1812 - 1878) | Invention Convention | Scoop.it
Victorian inventor of the bicycle
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No. 1083: Lallement's Bicycle

No. 1083: Lallement's Bicycle | Invention Convention | Scoop.it
Pierre Lallement, one of many who invented the bicycle
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Where did it all begin? Learn a little more about the bicycle.

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stethoscope — FactMonster.com

stethoscope   , instrument that enables the physican to hear the sounds made by the heart, the lungs, and various other organs. The earliest
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Andrew Meikle Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland

Andrew Meikle Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland | Invention Convention | Scoop.it
Andrew Meikle Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland: The Ultimate Online Guide.
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Threshing Machine

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A cutaway diagram of the inside of a windmill (top right), a

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A cutaway diagram of the inside of a windmill (top right), a
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Industrialisation: Impact of Power Loom

Industrialisation: Impact of Power Loom | Invention Convention | Scoop.it
The eighteenth century witnessed the emergence of the ‘Industrial Revolution’. This was the great age of steam, canals and factories that changed the face of the British economy forever...
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BBC - History - Edmund Cartwright: Power Loom

BBC - History - Edmund Cartwright: Power Loom | Invention Convention | Scoop.it
Read a biography on Edmund Cartwright - 18th century industrial pioneer who invented the power loom
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bicycle — FactMonster.com

bicycle, light, two-wheeled vehicle driven by pedals. The name velocipede is often given to early forms of the bicycle and to its predecessor, the
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Renee-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec: Inventor of the Stethoscope

Born at Quimper, in Brittany, France, 17 February, 1781; died at Kerlouanec, 13 August, 1826, a French physician, discoverer of auscultation, and father of modern knowledge of pulmonary diseases
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Lytham Windmill Museum - The Threshing Machine and its Operation

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The Threshing Machine and its Operation
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Andrew Meikle (Scottish inventor) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia

Andrew Meikle (Scottish inventor) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia | Invention Convention | Scoop.it
Scottish millwright and inventor of the threshing machine for removing the husks from grain. During most of his life Meikle was a millwright at Houston Mill. In 1778 he constructed his first threshing...
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