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An American ‘iconic invention’: Now chained to a Philly signpost, guarding your precious parking spot

It’s that time of year when thousands of those bright orange sentries of safety sprout from the broken asphalt of the region’s roadways. Traffic cones. Utilities and highway departments buy them by …
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Invention of American Football

While the two games are drastically different now, both football and soccer have common roots. In fact, without soccer’s invention, we likely would not have football today. They are that closely inter…
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Young adult literature: an American invention

Adapting a young adult novel into a movie leads to success. With hits like Twilight, The Hunger Games and Harry Potter, which novel tops the charts? Watch and find out! Adapting a young adult novel into a movie leads to success. With hits like Twilight …
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New Youth Center at American Indian Museum Focuses on Invention

This concept, so vital to modern math, was understood by the Maya, one of the first civilizations to use it. But that wasn’t the only innovation of indigenous peoples. Consider snow goggles. Or chocolate. Or suspension bridges. Or, in a way, sneakers.
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