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Don't Scream for Ice Cream! All You Have to Do Is Smile….

There once was an ice cream machine that just wanted to make people happy…….. It sounds like the beginning of a silly story, but this story is actually true! As part of a campaign called Share Happy, Unilever, the world’s largest ice cream manufacturer, had an ice cream vending machine designed that would dispense free ice…

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Walt Disney – From Defeat to Disneyworld

Walt Disney is best known as the incredibly successful founder of the Disney empire. But did you know that in his childhood and early adulthood, Walt faced incredible challenges and failures that threatened to destroy his dreams of being an artist, the dreams that led him to create the wonder of Disney? This video tells the…

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Never Too Young or Too Old to Make a Mark!

Do you think you’re too young to accomplish something great? Too old to make a difference? Well, take a look at the achievements of these people! They prove that age is just a number and that it’s all about your attitude. With hard work and determination, no matter what your age, you can make your mark on the world,…

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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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Alex Lin – Turning E-Waste Into E-Treasure

Alex Lin was a boy who was just reading the newspaper one day. He read an article about something called e-waste. He learned that it is the waste generated as people upgrade electronic devices. When people are done with things like computers, phones, mp3 players, etc. and throw them away, that’s e-waste. He also learned that e-waste is dangerous to…

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No Instruments, No Problem: This Band Has Iphones

By now you might have heard the story of the band Atomic Tom. They made a video on a New York City subway using nothing but their voices and their Iphones. The video below shows them singing one of their original songs, called “Take Me Out”. The band started in 2006, but this video really took…

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The Band Naturally 7 Inspires Through Music on the London Tube

It has long been believed that music can inspire at any given moment in time. This time it was in the Tube in London with a hip hop American group named Naturally 7. This group is amazing – they create the sound of an entire band using no instruments, just their voices! This video shows Naturally 7 in action. Watch the…

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InventNow.org Is a Children's Invention Community!

The InventNow website is a fun place that has tools and “camps” organized around inventions. It includes helpful information on the process of creating and bringing an invention to market, including links to the US patent office. This video, from the InventNow website, shows a clever invention a young girl created to help her brother! Additional Resources: Here is…

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