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DIY Home Repair Hacks

DIY Home Repair Hacks

One of the most inevitable parts of homeownership- home repairs. It could be something simple like scuffed floors from that time you asked your son to bring you a chair and he understood that to mean slide it across your …

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Quarantine-Friendly Maker Projects

Quarantine-Friendly Maker Projects

To most people, relaxation and therapy involve a bowl of popcorn, a comfy couch, and a Netflix subscription. But to makers, those activities just leave them lethargic and unsatisfied. Maker therapy involves hammers, nails, and two hands. With all of …

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8 Female Makers You Should Know

8 Female Makers You Should Know

There are so many things that we love about the Maker Movement. We love that it encourages people not to just go out and buy something they need, but to do research and build it with their own two hands …

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Holiday Inventions: Thanksgiving & Christmas

Holiday Inventions: Thanksgiving & Christmas

From filling your plate to the brim on Thanksgiving Day to spotting presents under the tree on Christmas morning, this time of year is filled with a sense of magic. Catching up with all of your relatives, eating delicious home-cooked …

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Invention Spotlight: Fireworks

Invention Spotlight: Fireworks

When you head out to see fireworks this year, you have one end result in mind: to be dazzled. From bright, vivid colors lighting up the sky to the execution of a display perfectly choreographed to our favorite patriotic songs, …

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Mothers of Innovation

Mothers of Innovation

This past Sunday, we spent our days giving loving wishes to the women who brought us into this world. We celebrated all of the times they’ve reassured us when we’ve been overwhelmed, the times they’ve talked to us for hours …

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The Kit Car: DIY Vehicles

The Kit Car: DIY Vehicles

A kit car sounds like a toy a child might build- a premade kit of supplies to make a model car. To be fair, the truth isn’t that different. It’s still a car that’s assembled from the parts supplied. The …

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Inventing the Automobile

Inventing the Automobile

In the quest to find the most influential invention of all time, an excellent case could be made for the automobile. No other creation has been more instrumental in changing daily life, with the exceptions of electricity and possibly the …

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Woodworking: An Interview with Johnathan Moran

Woodworking: An Interview with Johnathan Moran

Woodworking, alongside many other crafts, has been enjoying a revival in recent years. Part of it is because more people are looking into unique hobbies or pastimes, thanks to the Maker Movement. For some, however, it’s their livelihood. Johnathan Moran …

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Making Beautiful Music…Maker-Style

Making Beautiful Music…Maker-Style

We hear so many great stories about how musicians were inspired to write songs. Paul McCartney wrote “Let it Be” after seeing his mother in a dream. Bret Michaels wrote “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” after talking to his girlfriend …

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