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How This Stay-At-Home Mom Turned Her Invention Into A Family Business

“I believe in living a purposeful life, not a perfect one ,” says Loria Oliver, Co-Founder of Turtle Place Brands, a company she started two years ago with her husband Kent. After giving birth to two children in two consecutive years in 2011 and 2012 …
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Hansley uses Start-Up Aggieland resources to bring invention to first responders

Dayana Hansley ’18 had an eventful freshman year. She struggled in her engineering classes during the first semester. At the same time, the Abilene native and her team took first place in the 2014 Aggies Invent competition, a 48-hour engineering …
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Selah man’s invention provides more protection for high-energy dogs

SELAH, Wash. — Cruiser the Labrador retriever is one hard-charging canine. He loves running fast and crashing into scrub to bring game back for his favorite person, Mark Meyocks. One such crash during a 2015 hunting trip required six staples to close the …
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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building

  • The Art of Language Invention From Horse Lords to Dark Elves the Words Behind World Building
An insider’s tour through the construction of invented languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series Defiance

From master language creator David J. Peterson comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators, and language lovers. Peterson offers a captivating overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien’s creations and Klingon to today’s thri