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13 Year Old Invents Low-Cost Braille Printer

Here on our Current Events page, we are going to be honoring young people that do something amazing, especially if their achievement has an impact on society. 128 more words

Children

The Global Inventor Gap: Distribution and Equality of World-Wide Inventive Effort, 1990–2010

Toivanen Hannes and Suominen Arho’s new publication

Open Access: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0122098

Abstract

Applying distance-to-frontier analysis, we have used 2.9 million patents and population data to assess whether the relative capacity of world countries and major regions to create new knowledge and technology has become globally more equal or less equal between 1990 and 2010. 251 more words

Articles

Air-Powered LEGO Car!

So, this kid, Raul, is a pretty cool dude.

His 500,000-piece LEGO car is awesome!

Moore's Blog

John Muir: Celebrated Naturalist And Unrecognized Genius Inventor

John Muir, one of America’s most influential naturalists and champions of the wilderness, celebrates his birthday this week.

Born on April 21, 1838, in Dunbar, Scotland, Muir and his family landed in Wisconsin in 1849. 352 more words

History

Today's Pre-Invention Convention Read Aloud

Reading about Chester Greenwood yesterday got the kids thinking about things they use that can be improved. Today, our read aloud looks at Ben Franklin inventions that are still around because the basic design was good. 85 more words

Picture Book

Woman Crush Wednesday | Hedy Lamarr



Actress AND inventor.

How gorgeous is she? Not only was she an actress, but she was also an inventor. She basically invented wifi. And Bluetooth. 12 more words

Woman Crush Wednesday