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Woodworking: An Interview with Johnathan Moran

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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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Woman of Steel: Sonya Malvick

Woman of Steel: Sonya Malvick

Particularly here in Pittsburgh, Inventionland’s home, the steel industry has been vital. Our football team wouldn’t be called the Steelers if it wasn’t! But did you know it’s also a major part of American history in which women have played …

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Industry Profile: Lumberjills and Timbersports

Industry Profile: Lumberjills and Timbersports

It’s a career most see as pedestrian, if not entirely outdated. And if it’s not either of those, it’s viewed as restricted to mythical giants of Minnesota and Wisconsin. But lumberjacking is a very real and very much needed profession- …

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Industry Profile: Women in Manufacturing

Industry Profile: Women in Manufacturing

The history of the manufacturing industry is difficult to pin down. It’s vast, complicated, and intertwined with the histories of other businesses and companies. But it’s possible to suss out some of the defining moments- and how women have influenced …

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Running a Business…Kid-Style

Running a Business…Kid-Style

There’s a stigma that the ideas of children tend to be fanciful, impossible, or just plain silly when measured by adult standards. But sometimes kids have ideas or inventions that are truly something incredible…incredible enough that they could make a …

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Ten Kid Inventors Who Changed Our Lives

Ten Kid Inventors Who Changed Our Lives

We often think of children as these aimless creatures, just running around and possessing all this energy with no outlet. What we sometimes forget is that children possess an unmatched sense of wonder and possibility. To them, the world feels …

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Ten Female Inventors Who Changed Our Lives

Ten Female Inventors Who Changed Our Lives

The world as we know it was built through a series of inventors and inventions. Brilliant minds have given us gadgets that quite literally shape the way that we interact with the world and with one another every single day. …

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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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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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