Tags : Frank L. Baum

14 Inventions NOT Available at Aunt Em’s House

  By Carrie Bailey Context changes things. In 1907, the concept of a clockwork man was innovative, a device before its time. In fact, Frank L. Baum created his character Tik Tok before the word “robot” was first used to describe “a machine resembling a human being and able to replicate certain human movements and […]Read More

Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

by Carrie Bailey You might have heard about the movie coming out next month from Disney titled Oz: The Great and Powerful. It’s another film based on Frank L. Baum’s series about that little girl from Kansas with the dog and a propensity toward meeting creatures that are missing at least one vital body organ. […]Read More