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How Lobster Eyes Inspired a Radiant Heater

How Lobster Eyes Inspired a Radiant Heater

Inventor and entrepreneur Roger Johnson turned what he learned in an article in Scientific American into a lobster-inspired radiant heater that saves energy and costs.

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Dean Kamen to Talk at World Maker Faire

Dean Kamen to Talk at World Maker Faire

The 5th annual World Maker Faire NY opens soon! Kicking off the weekend will be a talk titled “Investing in Today for a Secure Tomorrow” by legendary inventor and maker Dean Kamen.

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Keyring/facepalm

Keyring/facepalm

Scott Amron of Amron Experimental wins this decade’s OMG-why-didn’t-I-think-of-that award. Via Neatorama.

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Casting call! Female inventors

Casting call! Female inventors

Milojo Productions (brainchild of Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos) is now casting women with fabulous ideas and great personalities from across America for a new series. The show, set to air on TLC, takes a selected female inventor through the journey of realizing their dream. It’s an opportunity to get your product developed, manufactured, marketed, […]

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College programs for young makers?

I had an email today from a reader, Kent Weakley, asking about maker-friendly colleges for his son. My thirteen year old is crazy about Make magazine and all the great podcasts. He loves inventing and creating. Quick question – what are some good colleges that can help nurture the creative, innovative spirit of an inventor??? […]

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