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The Independent Inventor’s Handbook: The Best Advice from Idea to Payoff

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How do you actually turn a million-dollar idea into a million dollars? From scribble-on-the-napkin to product-on-the market, The Independent Inventor's Handbook explains everything a potential inventor needs to know and the tools he or she needs to use to take a raw concept and turn it into reality.

Written by Louis J. Foreman, creator of the PBS series Everyday Edisons and a holder of multiple patents, together with patent attorney Jill Gilbert Welytok, here's a book that speaks directl

My Crazy Inventions Sketchbook: 50 Awesome Drawing Activities for Young Inventors

  • My Crazy Inventions Sketchbook 50 Awesome Drawing Activities for Young Inventors
Do you have some crazy inventions up your sleeve?! This book is jam-packed with Andrew Rae's amazing drawings showing all sorts of real inventions that seem too weird to work. How about a dog umbrella? A submarine that looks like a plane... or even a shark. A swimming machine where you don't get wet? A car wash for people? Someone has even made a device to charge your phone using a hamster! There is plenty of inspiration to get kids' minds going, and plenty of room to add their own crazy inventi

Publicity Is an Inventor’s Best Friend

It is not enough to just invent something; you have to capture the attention of the market (and/or corporate superiors) and convince them that the invention is good for something or better than what had been previously available. A public and dramatic …
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Lin-Wood inventors strive to solve problems

LINCOLN – For the fourth year, the creativity of Lin-Wood Elementary School students was on display during an Invention Convention, which took place on Thursday. From a rearview mirror for skiers to automatic ways to water items, students used their …
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The Top 5 Mistakes Inventors make with their Invention

There is a maze of information available online for new inventors, much of it very good and much of it highly questionable. Therefore, it is not surprising that each and every week I receive multiple general inquiries from newbie inventors. Although …
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Young inventors create at Camp Invention

Young inventors create at Camp Invention About 55 students in kindergarten through seventh-grade learned about inventing and got a chance to create their own inventions out of old electronics during Camp Invention at Oakwood Elementary School in Oshkosh.
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