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A Brilliant Idea – A Special Soccer Ball That Provides Energy to Developing Countries

The idea for sOccket came from four inspiring young women at Harvard. In the developing world, energy is often not available. And what is available often comes from dangerous sources like kerosene lamps. Often, school kids resort to studying near kerosene lamps, fires, or even street lamps.  They often come to school with soot on their noses from using such methods for light. At the same time,…

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American Library Association Names “InspireMyKids” as One of Its 2011 Great Web Sites for Kids

The American Library Association (www.ala.org) announced its 2011 list of Great Web Sites for Kids, and included in the list this year is inspiremykids.com, the inspirational children’s website founded in 2010 by two fathers from Connecticut. Annually, the Association for Library Service to Children (a division of the American Library Association) searches out the “best…

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This Sweatshirt Goes Green by Changing Colors!

Have you ever heard of a sweatshirt going green? Well, a new type of sweatshirt created by New York University students Nien Lam and Sue Ngo does just that. The sweatshirt contains an image of a heart or lungs, and the image changes color when it senses pollution in the air! Nien and Sue invented this sweatshirt…

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Gavin Ovsak – Finding New Ways to Help the World

Gavin Ovsak is only a senior in high school, but already he is changing the world. Gavin is an inventor who has created five new things so far. They are things that help people do things like walk around large buildings, plan class schedules, learn math, and even organize daily tasks. But his biggest invention is something he calls…

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