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eureka process

How does a scientist make his discoveries? How does a poet find his metaphors? And for that matter, how does a chimpanzee get at a banana? Arthur Koestler said it is done through the Eureka process. The act of creation, … Continue reading

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edison: and the rest is history

by Art Chantry: from todays’ ‘writer’s almanac': It was on this day in 1877 that Thomas Edison announced that he had invented a new device for recording and playing back sound, which he called the phonograph. He had been working … Continue reading

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