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10 Summer Jobs that Inspire

10 Summer Jobs that Inspire

With the school year ending, the last thing students want to think about is a summer job. Too many high school students get bored of looking for that perfect job and end up working easy positions that aren’t rewarding. We …

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Creations of the Desert

Creations of the Desert

If you’ve never been to the desert, it’s easy to assume it’s a barren wasteland. While some look at a desert and think misery, many artists have looked at it and said, “opportunity.” We could go on for hours talking …

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How It Works: 3D Printers

How It Works: 3D Printers

3D printers are creating our future. You can make anything from small plastic toys to concrete homes and single printers have begun to replace traditional factory production lines. They can even create moving parts like wheels, chains, and gears. The …

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The Vision – Paving a Path for Sustainability

The Vision – Paving a Path for Sustainability

Every vehicle owner knows that if you own a car, you’re going to end up forking over some money here and there to get it repaired or serviced. You will eventually need to replace the battery, tires, windshield wipers, oil, …

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Leading a Sustainable Charge

Leading a Sustainable Charge

The hum of a chainsaw echoes in the distance while the rumble of trees crashing to the ground drown out the high-pitched “beep, beep, beep” of a truck backing up, ready to carry its next load to the lumber mill. …

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Manufacturing With the Future in Mind

Manufacturing With the Future in Mind

Companies spend countless years chasing the clean energy dream. In today’s world, corporations are under more pressure than ever to ensure their manufacturing methods are both sustainable and environmentally friendly. In the most recent news, Apple announced their facilities are …

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Green Crude – A Fossil Fuel Alternative

Green Crude – A Fossil Fuel Alternative

Tiny Columbus, New Mexico is exactly what it sounds like: a small town with a population just over 1,600. Walking into the streets of Tiny Columbus, you wouldn’t expect to see much beyond a rogue tumbleweed here and there.  However, …

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Meet Tony, Tour Guide Extraordinaire

Meet Tony, Tour Guide Extraordinaire

In part two of our two-part series, get to know our tour guide Tony.

Hometown: Pittsburgh

Current City: I grew up in, and still live in, Penn Hills

College/Major: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Communications Media major, with a minor in …

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The 360 Bottle – A Sustainable Solution

The 360 Bottle – A Sustainable Solution

It goes without saying that water bottles are harmful to the environment. In fact, enough plastic is thrown away each year that if you were to place plastic bottles from end to end, you could circle the entire globe four …

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Meet Madie, Tour Guide Extraordinaire

Meet Madie, Tour Guide Extraordinaire

If you’ve been on an Inventionland tour recently, you’ve most likely met Madie. She leads the tours, gives fascinating facts about the sets, and always greets our guests with a smile on her face.  But who IS Madie? We asked …

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