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Saturday, October 04, 2008

Really Early Telly Sought

The grandson of the television inventor John Logie Baird has launched a search for Scotland's oldest working television.

The oldest box will receive a free digital makeover to prove that viewers don't need a plasma television to receive the new high-quality images and increased choice of programmes.
John Logie Baird did not restrict his inventive talent to television. In his twenties, he tried to create diamonds by heating graphite and shorted out Glasgow's electricity supply. Not long afterwards Baird perfected a glass razor which was rust-resistant but it shattered. [Link]

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