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Monday, September 24, 2012

Useless Fact Of The Week

The theremin was invented in October 1920 by a Russian physicist named Lev Sergeevich Termen, aka Leon Theremin, after the outbreak of the Russian Civil War. It was originally the product of Russian government-sponsored research into proximity sensors. After touring Europe with his invention, where he showed it to packed houses, Theremin made his way to the United States and patented it in 1928.  

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