Ahh-Mazing Discoveries

Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for June 2018: Mason Trowbridge Jr. – Inventified By Necessity

Rob Gourley lost his first adoptive mother, Neeler, when he was a young boy. He stayed with his cousins, Helen, Liz and Jane, for about one year in northern Maine (Penobscot Bay) giving his father, Robinson Sr., time for both recovery and re-establishment of a stable home environment in New York before bringing back both […]

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Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for May 2018: Raising a Inventified Child

My father-in-law, Robinson B. Gourley Sr., if he was still alive, would have laughed about what I considered one of his best lifetime accomplishments. He was a World War II veteran, an award-winning cellist, a career engineer for GE and a loving grandfather. In my opinion, his parenting skills, what he called “benign neglect”, actually […]

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A Gentle Breeze Across the Eyes

Our friend, Nada Cory, who is President of the non-profit Joseph P. Cory Foundation, was a wonderful hostess during the third annual gala held in Deerfield Beach, FL last weekend. Rob and I felt like we had arrived at Watt-Ahh’s “second hometown”. For years, Nada and her friend, Lindsay, have shared their supply of Watt-Ahh […]

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Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for April 2018: Backyard Bubble Play with the Kids

Background: Bubbles  involve a delicate network of electrical connections between the soap film and surrounding air. Bubbles transport gas (air) into water. The sound of ocean waves crashing onto the beach comes from popping of bubbles that transfer gases from the atmosphere to the water … think of champagne in a glass and popping bubbles […]

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Visual Revival

The WIT Technology  is being used in a clinic located in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Walter “Buck” Campbell, DAOM, continues to add the Polarized Water with his proprietary combinations of Chinese herbs to create homeopathic eye drops. He has witnessed several of his patients experience visual revival in his clinic. The bell weather patient was a […]

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Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for February 2018: James Pass’ Vitreous (Translucent) Fine China

Background: AquaNew’s Rob Gourley turns 70 years young this month (February 2018). He is part of the Syracuse China legacy being a great grandson of James Pass, an honorary member of Rob’s Inventified Family. I recall my first introduction to Syracuse China was when Rob’s aunt, Eunice, and I were antique shopping in Anchorage, Alaska […]

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Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for January 2018: Porcelain Electrical Insulation of James and Richard Pass

Background Note: Rob Gourley’s first adoptive mother, Neeler, passed when he was a young boy (Neeler was Helen Fox Trowbridge’s daughter). Rob’s father, Rob Sr., remarried to Ann Pass several years later that expanded young Rob’s “Inventified Family”. Rob’s great-grandfather and grandfather, James and Richard Pass respectively, manufactured porcelain china at their company, Syracuse China. […]

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AHH-mazing “AHA!” Discoveries, Part II: Rob Gourley’s Inventified Family and More

We started in February 2015, AquaNew’s monthly tradition of recognizing “AHA!” Discoveries. The first was the famous practical tool, the “Pocket Fisherman”, designed by Walter Herbst. The past AHA’s between February 2015 and December 2017 can be found here. You know you’ve experienced it – that special “AHA!” moment of realization that seems to hit […]

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Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for March 2018: Creation of Simple Devices for Great Solutions

Three years ago, we met Walter Herbst, the designer of the famous pocket fisherman. That simple device inspired us to start our monthly tradition of spotlighting Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discoveries. This month we revert back to the first “AHA!” with another simple pocket-size device modified by AquaNew’s CEO and Inventor, Rob Gourley. It is a new […]

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Ahh-Mazing “AHA!” Discovery for December 2017: Helen Fox Trowbridge, a 1914 Sister of Santa Claus

Background Note: Inventor Rob Gourley is asked on a regular basis how he could have discovered the gaseous state of water (Dioxytetrahydride Gas). He typically starts by saying he comes from an inventor family. Rob is turning 70 years young this coming year. I would like to spotlight in the coming months, those exemplary individuals […]

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