Topic: Thomas Edison
House Republicans are attempting to repeal energy-efficiency standards that would phase out the least efficient – and least expensive – incandescent light bulbs. They see the regulations as another example of government meddling.
07/11/2011 04:20 pm
From John Sayles, a "sprawling, wide-screen, Technicolor" novel of the Spanish-American War.
05/12/2011 04:50 pm
Up to three percent of the population needs fewer than six hours of sleep each night to function well. Being highly productive and having plenty of time are advantages for an entrepreneur.
04/06/2011 11:08 am
There is a long history of innovation in America's relatively short existence; from lone inventors experimenting in garages to collaborating and competing with international scientists. Many of the following 13 inventions have become fixtures in daily life.
02/17/2011 02:28 pm
In Pictures American Inventions
Thomas Edison would have turned 164 today. What better way to celebrate the great inventor than with an animated Google logo?
02/11/2011 11:42 am
The economy is 'not growing fast enough yet,' Obama acknowledged Friday, speaking to GE workers in Schenectady, N.Y. Will GE's CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, prove to be his guide to building a more competitive America?
01/21/2011 05:17 pm
Don Kirshner: Pop singer Tony Orlando said Kirshner was responsible for so many careers, "it would make your head spin."
01/18/2011 05:12 pm
Hear from America's first generation of millionaires how they succeeded.
01/11/2011 08:05 am
New book 'The Master Switch' examines the role of the patent office and the history of film – including how Thomas Edison tried to have a movie monopoly.
12/02/2010 09:35 pm