Entrepreneur hopes to make ice fishing invention a bigger catch in more stores

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Invention Allows for More Convenient and Ergonomic Smartphone Use (PHO-2416)

An inventor from Phoenix, Ariz., had to take long flights for his job, and he was tired of having to hold up his mobile phone for long periods. This inspired him to come up with a way to make phone use more convenient and comfortable during trips.
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Weekly Rewind: The new Moto, a 12-year-old’s lead-detection invention, and more

A lot can happen in a week when it comes to tech. The constant onslaught of news makes it nigh impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of this week’s top tech …
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Beer enthusiasts hope new invention will make local craft beer more accessible

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Two local craft beer enthusiasts hope their invention will make local beer more accessible and hope to start manufacturing the product with support from the community. Jake and Rob Hendrix love craft beer from their favorite …
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Imaginative Inventions: The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Roller Skates, Potato Chips, Marbles, and Pie (and More!)

  • Imaginative Inventions The Who What Where When and Why of Roller Skates Potato Chips Marbles and Pie and More
Written in verse and filled with full-color illustrations drawn by the author, this book invites young readers inside the minds of great inventors, encouraging them to think imaginatively as it offers the origins of items such as roller skates, potato chips, eyeglasses, the vacuum cleaner, and more.

Top Picks: Journeys of Invention app, ‘Last Emperor of Mexico,’ and more

Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, brother of 19th-century Austrian Emperor Franz Josef I, stepped out of his brother’s shadow when he was named emperor of Mexico in 1864. His rule would end just a few years later, however, and the new Smithsonian Channel …
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