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Power of Observation Leads to Innovation

Innovation is a natural phenomenon that occurs over time. Think of things you see and use in your daily life that have evolved by leaps and bounds over time thanks to major innovations and improvements – wheels, telecommunication, computers, gaming and more. It’s when we open our eyes and open our minds to the nature …

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This Inventor is the Original ‘Piano Man’

May is National Inventors Month! This month-long celebration promotes the inventors whose ideas have served as real contributions in the world. When you think about inventors, names like George Washington Carver, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein and Alexander Graham Bell might come to mind. But in today’s blog, in honor of this inventors 361st birthday, we’re …

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Thomas Edison Encourages us to Snooze our Way to Creativity

We’ve all been there before – you’re burning the candle at both ends and are getting closer and closer to creative burnout. You’re clinging to the mantra, “No rest for the weary” as you rapidly begin to lose steam. Though we’ve heard time and time again that you should get no less than seven hours …

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Can you Hear Me Now? Good.

Do you remember that old Verizon commercial where the spokesman would ask the question, “Can you hear me now? Good.” Well, that tagline wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for Alexander Graham Bell’s invention of the telephone. It was on this day in 1876 that Bell received a United States patent for his revolutionary …

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Three Things You Might Not Have Known About the Wright Brothers

Today is Wright Brothers Day, which celebrates the brothers’ first successful airplane flight in 1903 near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina! Both Orville and Wilbur Wright have been given credit for inventing the world’s first airplane that was equipped with aircraft controls for steering. The famous aircraft, otherwise known as the “Flyer” made history when its …

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Pre-Judge Inventions

You know the popular saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” That same sentiment can apply to inventions as well! In today’s blog, we’re going to share a story with you about a very popular invention that’s the perfect example of why it’s important to not pre-judge invention ideas. Without further ado, here’s the …

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Davison Does Dearborn

  Early Saturday morning, we’ll be boarding buses that are heading to Dearborn, Michigan! Why are we going there? Because its home to none other than the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village. The Henry Ford Museum is home to all things inventing and, as their website says, its single-floor space, “with its soaring 40-foot …

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Ford’s “Bright” Idea

  Driving at night can be dangerous, especially when unforeseen hazards blend in with the darkness. Ford identified this problem and, in turn, is working on a better way to warn drivers of potential dangers. The American car manufacturer is working on developing lighting technology that can automatically detect pedestrians on dark roads, thanks to …

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The T-rex Takes on 3D Printing

  With all of the excitement surrounding the release of Jurrasic World, it only makes sense to tie dinosaurs in with the latest and greatest technology. What we mean by this is the innovation of 3D printing is now being mixed with a new study of the intelligence of the 66.4 million-year old Tyrannosaurus rex …

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Sweet News from QVC! Our Fill N Flip to Air Today!

And… we’re bbbaaaccckkk! It’s been a few months since the Miracle Meatloaf Pan was featured on QVC’s “In the Kitchen with David” in June. Now that the main course is over, it’s time we and QVC viewers everywhere turn our attention to dessert! The Mrs. Fields Fill N Flip Locking Layer Pan that we designed for …

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