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Orville and Wilbur fly the Wright Flyer

Up in the Air

Meet innovators of American aviation: the Wright brothers, Charles Lindbergh, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Joan Merriam, and more.  More

Offbeat Inventions

Every so often, mankind comes up with a really good invention. The wheel, the light bulb, and the Internet are all examples of innovations that have changed our daily lives. However, the U.S. Patent Office has issued over 7.5 million patents, and not all of them are quite so celebrated. Some good, some bad, and some downright wacky! The Post lists some of the more unusual ideas that have come along.  More