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Posts tagged Benjamin Franklin

February 18, 2013

 

drawing of a man being shocked by electricity

Ben Franklin And A Very Furry Situation

Not many people remember that Franklin was an inventor . . . and a good one, too! He also did some pioneering work in physics.

February 15, 2013

 

statue of ben franklin on a bench

Ben Franklin Did Not Get Struck By Lightning

Zap... zap... zap... No, Ben Franklin was not struck by lightning.

February 6, 2007

 

A picture of the Indiana Ocean, in many shades of blue.

The History Of “Mesmerize” And “Hypnotism”

Have you ever been mesmerized? If so, you know that the term "mesmerize" means to be captivated in a trance-like state. But do you know its history?

September 27, 2003

 

A Brief History of Eyeglasses

Learn about the coming of eyeglasses on this Moment of Science.

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