Children of invention: Pre-K students learn about problem solving and how to sew shoes

Though her pre-kindergarten charges are as young as 3 years old, in the last few months Melissa Barker has seen them blossom into curious explorers, problem-solving inventors and agile crafters. The class at The Young School in Westminster embarked on a 14 …
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This Week in the Future of Cars: The One About Necessity and the Mother of Invention

Bad problems can beget good stuff. In Virginia last week, residents and local news crews freaked out when a new dynamic tolling system meant to reduce congestion started charging $ 40 for a nine-mile ride. Sure that’s crazy, but give it a sec …
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Brian Williams Opens Up About His Unexpected Re-Invention: “Second Acts Are Possible, with a Little Spiffing Up”

“I keep the pants around, mostly for funerals or church,” Brian Williams told me one recent, slightly tropical October evening. We were sitting in his second-floor office at 30 Rock, where Williams was reluctantly answering my questions about, among …
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Six Cool Inventions You May Not Know About | WTVB – WTVB (blog)

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Tech changes so quickly it's hard for the average Joe to keep up sometimes. Here are some pretty cool inventions that you may not have even known exist.

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World Patent Marketing Invention Team Proudly Releases All About Windows, A New Household Invention That Makes Windows And Doors Weather Proof

MIAMI, Fla., June 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – World Patent Marketing, a vertically integrated manufacturer and engineer of patented products, announces All About Windows, a household invention designed to prevent sunlight from seeping into a …
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The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself

The extraordinary history of news and its dissemination, from medieval pilgrim tales to the birth of the newspaper

Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-industrial era news was gathered and shared through conversation and gossip, civic ceremony, celebration, sermons, and proclamations. The age of print brought pamphlets, edicts, ballads, journals, and the first news-sheets, expanding the news comm