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lonnie johnson holding a super soaker and its us patent while sitting on the grass outside his home, june 1992

How Lonnie Johnson Invented the Super Soaker

The engineer tuned toy inventor gamed up the idea for the water gun while preparing for a NASA mission.

Jan 26, 2021

Famous Black Inventors

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wilbur and orville wright

Orville and Wilbur Wright: The Brothers Who Changed Aviation

The siblings from Ohio successfully launched the first airplane into the skies in 1903.

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Steve Jobs - Mini Biography

helen keller and alexander graham bell

How Alexander Graham Bell Helped Helen Keller

thomas edison at his home in glenmont

Thomas Edison Wrote a Sci-Fi Novel That Flopped

nasa space scientist and mathematician katherine johnson poses for a portrait at work at nasa langley research center in 1966 in hampton virginia

10 Black Female Pioneers in Science

study of anatomy by leonardo da vinci 15th century skeletal structure

How Leonardo da Vinci Changed Your Life

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Garrett Morgan

John Deere

John Deere

jerry lawson sits at a desk in an office and holds a device on his lap, he is wearing a mauve short sleeve collared shirt and brown tie with a gold watch

Jerry Lawson

Karl Benz

Karl Benz

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