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Goddard students earn trip to New York City, 50K for gun safe invention

The school is one of twenty finalist for the national contest by Samsung that encouraged students to solve a challenge in their local community using technology and engineering.
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Oregon designer to present invention at toy fair in New York

A local industrial designer is heading to New York, presenting his newest invention at Toy Fair, one of the largest toy trade shows in the world. Jeff Lawber says this is the first time he’ll be …
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‘Shark Tank’ backs invention of New York City firefighter who died of cancer, pitched by his kids

The sharks on “Shark Tank” are supporting an invention created by a New York City firefighter who died of cancer after helping clean up the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks. Keith Young’s …
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Review: ‘Fifty Inventions’ Falls Short of Its Ambitions – The New York … – New York Times


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Review: 'Fifty Inventions' Falls Short of Its Ambitions – The New York …
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Tim Harford's Undercover Economist persona has been dissecting the economics of everyday life for over a decade. His efforts, initially through a column that …
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Review: ‘Fifty Inventions’ Falls Short of Its Ambitions – New York Times


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Review: 'Fifty Inventions' Falls Short of Its Ambitions
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The subtle name change from podcast to book — “Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy (Riverhead: 2017)” — reflects an emphasis on humility. Mr. Harford repeatedly emphasizes that he is not trying “to identify the 50 most economically …

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Camp Invention teaches York kids the importance of staying dry

A group of inventors on a warm Thursday afternoon marched out to their water balloon battlefield, a patch of grass outside Pleasant View Elementary School divided into four quadrants, ready to test their creations — shields fashioned from cardboard, duct …
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