Thomas Edison

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What is genius? According to Thomas Edison, it’s 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration. By this definition, Edison certainly qualified. From childhood to the end of his long life, Edison was always working on some project. Many of them were inspirations that changed the world we live in. This issue explores these great inventions and the man who pioneered them.

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