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Modern Trade: What is Skill-Swapping?

Modern Trade: What is Skill-Swapping?

Have you ever fallen in love with a custom piece of furniture but knew you’d never be able to afford it? Or wanted to start taking yoga classes, but realized that the cost of a monthly membership was just too …

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Makers & Maker Movements: 3D Printed Art

Makers & Maker Movements: 3D Printed Art

In our next installment of our Makers & Maker Movements series, we wanted to talk about something we are very interested in, 3D printed art. Makers all around the world who have played around with 3D printers know that it …

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Makers & Maker Movements: Community Workshops

Makers & Maker Movements: Community Workshops

With the Maker Movement slowly taking over the world, community workshops are popping up everywhere.  Big cities are dappled with smaller Maker communities that operate out of community workshops. This leaves the question…exactly what are community workshops, anyways?

At their …

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Three Essential Skills Video Games Teach Us

Three Essential Skills Video Games Teach Us

It’s a constant debate and EVERYONE has an opinion: Are video games good for us? They’ve been deemed inappropriate, violent, and basically just a complete waste of time.  But don’t let the nay-sayers fool you: video games teach valuable life …

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Inventionland Gift Shop

Inventionland is home to a new Gift Shop! Having been under renovation for the past few months, we transformed a portion of our School House Set into a gift shop for our guests.  Now, when people tour our immersive work …

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Makers & Maker Movements: What is Maker Culture?

Makers & Maker Movements: What is Maker Culture?

As the first piece in a larger series about maker movements around the world, we want to take a moment and talk about the big question: What is Maker Culture? In its simplest definition, this culture is one meant to …

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Watercolors with Tess

Watercolors with Tess

If you spend any amount of time at Inventionland you’ll swiftly learn about Tess Kamban, our resident watercolor artist. Tess has been with Inventionland for 11 years and has been involved in the art world for much longer. We asked …

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Why do Inspirational Quotes Matter?

Why do Inspirational Quotes Matter?

We’ve all seen inspirational quotes, they are inescapable. They are chock full of elegant scripts and decorative photos with a meaningful sentence or two laid overtop. You can find these online, on posters at work, or on billboards as you …

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