Monthly archives: July, 2011

Jonathan Winters Reflects On A Lifetime Of Laughs

by Pat Dowell
npr.com
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Jonathan Winters’ entertainment career began when his wife encouraged him to enter a local talent contest in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. He ended up winning the contest — along with a wrist watch and a job as a local radio DJ.
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Phillips Screws Up the Toolbox

July 7, 1936: Get a Grip — Phillips Screws Up the Toolbox
This Day in Tech
By Randy Alfred
wired.com

Henry F. Phillips receives patents for a new kind of screw and the new screwdriver needed to make it work. It changes the worlds of mass production and machine repair, not to mention your home toolbox.

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