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Awake the Dreams

Salvador Dali, the great surrealist, used to grab ideas for paintings from the very fertile semi-sleep state we call the hypnagogic state. He’d lie on a sofa and hold a spoon in one hand, balancing it on the edge of a glass placed on the floor. 134 more words

aMUSE yourself

Salvador Dali, the great surrealist, used to grab ideas for paintings from the very fertile semi-sleep state we call the hypnagogic state. He’d lie on a sofa and hold a spoon in one hand, balancing it on the edge of a glass placed on the floor. 96 more words

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Dry Land Defence Invention

The biggest threat to paddling pool sales over the next century is likely to come from the rising sea levels negating our basic human need to paddle. 120 more words

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The Anniversary of the First U.S. Patent Issued

Calling all inventors! On this date in 1790, the first U.S. patent was granted. The patent was  signed by George Washington and granted to Samuel Hopkins for the process of making potash, an element used for making fertilizer. 100 more words

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M9B Friday Reveal: Author Spotlight - Charles Curtis with Giveaway #M9BFridayReveals

Welcome to this week’s M9B Friday Reveal!

This week, we are spotlighting

Charles Curtis

author of

Strange Country Days

a Middle Grade title from Tantrum Books… 538 more words

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Creativity Myth #2

Our creative potential is nearly shut down by early schooling. Teachers are the first to admit this. In kindergarten, all the kids are artists and inventors. 123 more words

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Creativity Myth #1

If creativity is so accessible, what’s holding us back? When a group of people are asked, “Please raise your hand if you consider yourself to be creative,” – why do only a few hands go up? 99 more words

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