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88. Building off failure

Inventing is a numbers game. Edison said it the best, “I found 10,000 ways not to make a lightbulb.” Nowadays, you can google how a lightbulb works and it seems like common sense. But when candles were the only source of light at night, no one had a clue how a lightbulb worked. This resonates […]

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65. Blacksmithing

The coolest thing I have ever done for an experiment is one summer hooking up with a blacksmith. I called him up, told him what I wanted to do, and he invited me to his home where he had a workshop set up for his own blacksmithing projects. It was sooo awesome. I bought everything, […]

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31. Venting

My vent for the last few months: I am just so frustrated. I want my experiments to work, but the majority fail. Yes, my Teazzed straw is awesome, but the project I have spent a little more than 4 years on still doesn’t work. I have a notebook filled with ideas and strategies on how […]

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8. Studying & Learning

What do you think is important for a testing environment? An answer sheet? The test questions (of course)? Something to write with? A quiet room? How about having studied ahead of time? There really is something to be said for being prepared. Obviously, people absorb information in different ways; visually, auditory, or cramming at the […]

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5. Googling for information

I love to Google the heck out of a subject and learn as much as I possibly can. I love the internet for that reason: I can get details on a subject down to the nitty gritty levels, and glean as much as I can to formulate a hypothesis and start experimenting. Mostly my big, […]

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