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    Brain Sentry

    Football is a killer game. But should it be killing our kids? Kids ages 8 to 13 suffer far more concussions than NFL pros. One entrepreneur is trying to change that. Brain Sentry measures football impacts and helps manage concussions.

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    The Chicago Bears

    How did a starch salesman invent modern football? Learn how a 25-year old entrepreneur turned his company athletic team into the Chicago Bears. The story of George Halas and the birth of the NFL.

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    SpaceX

    If you were a billionaire, what would you do with your money? Learn how the founder of PayPal is building and launching rockets into space — for NASA! Learn the story of SpaceX.

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    Duncan YoYo

    This entrepreneur found his fortune on a California street corner during the Great Depression. Learn how an ancient toy became an American sensation. The story of the Yo Yo.

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    The Childproof Container

    The next time you find yourself swearing at a bottle of aspirin that just won’t open, you’ll know who to thank. Coming up– the origins of the childproof container. The year was 1936, and Henri Breault of Ontario, Canada, had just become Doctor Henri Breault, M.D. He began working as a doctor specializing in pediatrics at the hospital in Windsdor, Ontario, just across the Detroit River from the state of Michigan. By 1957 he became the Chief of Pediatrics and Director of the hospital’s new Poison Control Centre. It was in this position that he witnessed 1000 cases of child poisonings every…


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FitDeck

A 1990s card game Phil Black and his college roommates played to make exercise interesting.

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ActionCOACH

By the time Brad Sugars got his bachelors degree, he had worked in 27 different jobs and helped many of his employers increase their profit.

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Pillow Pets

In 2003, Jennifer Telfer created Pillow Pets after watching her kids smash down their stuffed animals, to sleep on them like a pillow.

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Wikipedia

It’s the encyclopedia of the people, by the people and for the people: 23 million articles – all written for free by readers! But how did it begin? Learn the story of Wikipedia.

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Africa Bags

A documentary about Malawi’s poverty, disease and disasters inspired the Pettis of Loveland CO to make a difference.

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Magic 8 Ball

It’s not every inventor that has a professional psychic for a mother. Believe it or not, that was the inspiration for the classic fortune-telling toy … Magic 8 Ball.

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Dole Pineapple

With a recent degree in horticulture from Harvard University, James Dole took a trip to Hawaii in the early 1800s. The lack of hummingbirds on the island resulted in nature producing a delicious sweet pineapple – something not common in the rest of the world. Dole wanted to share the fruit with a world that had never tasted pineapple.

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Sink Positive

Inventor Carl Brown was inspired by space saving, sink & toilet combinations he saw in Japan. So he designed a toilet-tank lid with a built-in faucet – a faucet much like the one in your dentist’s office.

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Brain Sentry

Sep 3, 2015

Football is a killer game. But should it be killing our kids? Kids ages 8 to 13 suffer far more concussions than NFL pros. One entrepreneur is trying to change that. Brain Sentry measures football impacts and helps manage concussions.

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The Chicago Bears

Sep 1, 2015

How did a starch salesman invent modern football? Learn how a 25-year old entrepreneur turned his company athletic team into the Chicago Bears. The story of George Halas and the birth of the NFL.

Click on the image to view it larger

SpaceX

Aug 26, 2015

If you were a billionaire, what would you do with your money? Learn how the founder of PayPal is building and launching rockets into space — for NASA! Learn the story of SpaceX.