17-year-old Girl Invents Cell Phone Heart Test

17-year-old Girl Invents Cell Phone Heart Test

What if you needed an important medical check-up, but you couldn’t get to a doctor? Well, American student Catherine Wong has invented a heart test device — and the only thing you need to take it is an ordinary cell phone!

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Student Thinks Walking Can Charge Cell Phones

Student Thinks Walking Can Charge Cell Phones

We have all been there – forgot to charge our cell phones or smart phones and can’t make that important call or text. It’s frustrating!

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Invisibility Cloak, Harry Potter Style

It’s all about light! Have you ever wished you could be invisible – like Harry Potter when he puts on his invisibility cloak?  Well, science may hold the answer.

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Everyone Loves Popsicles!

Everyone Loves Popsicles!

Popsicle lovers everywhere have an 11 year-old boy to thank for this tasty treat.

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March 13 is Ear Muff Day!

March 13 is Ear Muff Day!

Did you know that March 13 is Ear Muff Day in the United States? I bet you haven’t heard of Ear Muff Day, especially if you live where it’s warm. 

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Canadian Woman Invents New Airplane

Canadian Woman Invents New Airplane

“I was always a sort of Miss Fix-it around the house. I was interested in radio work so I started out planning to be a radio engineer.”

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First Rules for Basketball Sold for $4.3m at Auction

First Rules for Basketball Sold for $4.3m at Auction

When James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, he had no idea that the game would one day be played around the world.

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Inventive Vacations!

Inventive Vacations!

It’s the middle of winter. Christmas is over, school is back on, and March break is oh so far away. With everything wet and cold there’s only one thing to: dream of an amazing vacation!

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Connor’s Kits for Kids Science Experiments

Connor’s Kits for Kids Science Experiments

Every once in a while we come across a story that is so amazing that we want everyone to know about it. Connor’s Kits for Kids are pretty awesome science experiments invented by a child named, you guessed it, Connor, and sold though the Connor’s Kits for Kids website.

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Are You Hungry for a Sandwich?

Are You Hungry for a Sandwich?

Almost 250 years ago, the first sandwich was “invented” in England by the Earl of Sandwich. Now, in 2011, another Earl of Sandwich has opened a sandwich restaurant in London. Can you guess what the restaurant is called?

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