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September 4, 2013

 

a collection of velcro

The Velcro® Chronicles

Ever wonder how Velcro works? Find out more on today's Moment of Science.

February 20, 2007

 

a black microwave plugged into an outlet

The Birth of the Microwave

Back before the time of microwave dinners, a self-taught engineer experimented with magnetrons and candy bars.

September 27, 2003

 

A skateboarder jumping over (ollie) a stack of skateboards.

The Ollie

Though they make it look easy, skateboarders spend a tremendous amount of time practicing when it comes to perfecting the ollie.

September 27, 2003

 

A Cooler for the Sahara

Produce from family farm plots lasts much longer than before, meaning that families don’t need to send girls out every day to sell produce, but can send them to school instead.

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