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Inventionland by Lauren Ortego - 2w ago

 

When you head out to see fireworks this year, you have one end result in mind: to be dazzled. From bright, vivid colors lighting up the sky to the execution of a display perfectly choreographed to our favorite patriotic …

The post Invention Spotlight: Fireworks appeared first on Inventionland.

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Inventionland by Lauren Johnson - 2M ago

This past Sunday, we spent our days giving loving wishes to the women who brought us into this world. We celebrated all of the times they’ve reassured us when we’ve been overwhelmed, the times they’ve talked to us for hours …

The post Mothers of Innovation appeared first on Inventionland.

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Inventionland by Cory Taggart - 2M ago

A kit car sounds like a toy a child might build- a premade kit of supplies to make a model car. To be fair, the truth isn’t that different. It’s still a car that’s assembled from the parts supplied. The …

The post The Kit Car: DIY Vehicles appeared first on Inventionland.

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Inventionland by Cory Taggart - 2M ago

In the quest to find the most influential invention of all time, an excellent case could be made for the automobile. No other creation has been more instrumental in changing daily life, with the exceptions of electricity and possibly the …

The post Inventing the Automobile appeared first on Inventionland.

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Inventionland by Cory Taggart - 3M ago

The names for inventions have to come from somewhere. The name Slinky was chosen after its inventors browsed the dictionary.   Other invention names may not be creative, but they definitely explain what the invention does (think “credit card”). But what …

The post Inventions Named After People appeared first on Inventionland.

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Woodworking, alongside many other crafts, has been enjoying a revival in recent years. Part of it is because more people are looking into unique hobbies or pastimes, thanks to the Maker Movement. For some, however, it’s their livelihood. Johnathan Moran …

The post Woodworking: An Interview with Johnathan Moran appeared first on Inventionland.

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We hear so many great stories about how musicians were inspired to write songs. Paul McCartney wrote “Let it Be” after seeing his mother in a dream. Bret Michaels wrote “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” after talking to his girlfriend …

The post Making Beautiful Music…Maker-Style appeared first on Inventionland.

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Inventionland by Cory Taggart - 3M ago

As integral to our lives as they’ve become, it wasn’t that long ago that mobile apps were a rarity. Cell phones might have had dedicated features or modes (a calculator, for instance), but apps as we know them only recently …

The post The History of Mobile Apps appeared first on Inventionland.

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Mistakes are nothing to be ashamed of. Sometimes, what seems to be an error ends up changing the world or creating something new that we just can’t live without. Who knows? That glass of water you spilled might just lead …

The post The Best Accidental Inventions appeared first on Inventionland.

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Valentine’s Day is here! This year, instead of the same old dinner and a movie, why not try creating a more unique date…literally? Embrace the maker movement by crafting or building something with your loved one and you’ll not only …

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