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Best Inventions of 2021

March 10, 2022

TIME for Kids has picked the top inventions of the year. Some will help us work and learn. Others are just for fun. Read about the best inventions of 2021. Which do you like best? Keeping Kids Calm This fuzzy…

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Technology

Computers Do it All

September 10, 2021

Smartphones are computers. Tablets and laptops are too. We use them to talk, work, and play. Let’s look at all that computers can do. Taking Notes Some computer programs are for writing. You can take notes about something you are…

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Technology

Robots At Work

September 20, 2019

Robots are machines. Today, there are more robots than ever before. Some robots do work that people usually do. Read on to meet a few robot workers. Robot Chef This machine makes burgers. It grinds meat. It cuts vegetables. It…

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Technology

Ready for Class

September 20, 2019

AV1 is a classroom robot. It works with students who are sick. AV1 takes a student’s place in class. The student can control the robot with a smartphone. The robot has a camera. It lets the student see what is…

Arts

A Mushroom Dress

March 8, 2019

This is not an ordinary dress. It’s a mushroom dress! It was made by a designer. Her name is Aniela Hoitink. Hoitink made this dress using mycelium. That is the part of a mushroom that grows underground. Hoitink did…

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Technology

Best Inventions of 2018

February 15, 2019

Inventions have the power to help people. An invention can change how we live, work, and play. Each year, TIME magazine picks the year’s best inventions. Here, TFK tells you about five of them. A Safer Ride Biking in…

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History

Historic Inventions

February 15, 2019

A patent is a legal document. It stops people from copying an inventor’s idea. The U.S. began giving out patents in 1790. Here are some inventions that have received patents. Cotton Gin Eli Whitney got a patent for the cotton…

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New Inventions

February 12, 2018

Inventors create new things. They come up with ways to make our lives better. Here are five new inventions. Which is your favorite? A Friendly Robot Jibo is not your average robot. He looks more like a human than other…

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