January 6th, 2012
Quite often in life people have similar ideas & inspirations.
There are some famous cases where several inventors came up with the same discovery – For example: the invention of the telephone is sometimes disputed – Manzetti, Bell & Edison all worked on the idea.
A few times on this blog people have had similar ideas too. Sometimes it has been hotly debated. But the fact is, mostly it’s simply a coincidence. Read the rest of this entry »
February 26th, 2010
Train your mind with this digital Japanese soroban; a solar powered calculator and time piece within one sleek credit card sized case.
Made of wood with a touch sensitive panel, there are two modes; calculator mode – use the touch screen like a soroban – this classic style of calculation will develop your mind and improve your calculation skills! 1-4 units in each column of the bottom section, +5 units in each column of the top section. The beads will automatically show the time in the same manner when you switch to time mode. Read the rest of this entry »