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The Inventors Dilemma

Submitted by Julie Nhung Nguyen, Partner of Creative Marbles Consultancy on January 2nd, 2013

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A fun excerpt: dedicated to all the curious and hands-on students who tend to create certain “stress” for their parents, and generally, the adult population around them.

Did you know?  As a child, [Thomas] Edison’s home laboratory often produced explosions that shook the house and upset his father.

The hard work it took to make a successful electric light inspired his famous quote, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

From: “The Industrial Revolution” by Carla Mooney

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931), was a self-educated inventor, a cultural icon and symbol of American ingenuity, and businessman.

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