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Inventor of TV Remote control dies

The inventor of the TV remote has died at age 96. Eugene Polley, died of natural causes on Sunday. His family says he passed away in a suburban Chicago hospital. Polley's Flash-Matic pointed a beam of light at photo cells in the corners of the television screen. Each...

3 years 1 month ago

SCUBA inventor dies at 93

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) - The scientist and doctor who invented an underwater breathing system used by the military in World War II and later coined the "scuba" acronym by which such systems are widely known has died. Christian Lambertsen was 93. Stuard Funeral Directors said Lambertsen died Feb....

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