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May 22, 2018

Pins and Needles: Last French Sewing Needle Company Still Thriving

From sewing needles to pins, safety pins and glass head pins, Bohin has been in business for over 180 years.

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June 29, 2015

The Ultimate Sport for the Mind: FedEx Supports FIRST [Video]

FIRST was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. The FIRST World Championship was later developed to allow STEM students the forum to showcase their skills and learn the value of teamwork.

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May 10, 2018

‘Series’ Offers Front Row Seat to Custom Chair Design

Find out how Series makes custom seating for auditoriums, movie theaters, churches and sports venues.

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April 30, 2018

How Logistics Helped Revive a Popular New York Neighborhood

At more than 200 years old, the Chelsea neighborhood in New York City has seen its  share of change. 

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April 24, 2018

FedEx Innovation Challenge

The FedEx Innovation Challenge is a social media-based competition for FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge teams at 2018 FIRST Championship in Houston and Detroit. Your Team Can Win Big! This contest is open to all FRC and FTC teams, from the U.S. and abroad, present and competing at the 2018 FIRST World Championship.

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April 4, 2018

Why Improving Air Traffic in the U.S. Northeast Could Ease Travel Everywhere

The Northeast Corridor is the busiest airspace in the United States and the cause of nearly half of all flight delays in the country.

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March 21, 2018

Mobile Field Hospital Shines in Disaster Dress Rehearsal

Watch this video to see a simulation of how International Medical Corps deploys their mobile field hospital to disaster locations.

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March 5, 2018

The Make Up of Makeup: How One Entrepreneur is Changing the Cosmetics Industry

Energetic, enthusiastic and fun are three words to describe Alina Lucía Imbeth Luna

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March 2, 2018

How a Pop of Color Kept a Century-Old French Business Alive

Nestled in the south of France, Tissage Moutet has modernized the centuries-old tradition of Basque weaving.

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March 1, 2018

Hyperbola: Where Function Meets Beauty

Tina Wang loves textiles. She doesn’t just see fabric or pieces of cloth. She looks for ways to make that fabric better, more functional, more hi-tech and most importantly, more beautiful. Wang took that passion for textiles and started her company, Hyperbola, in Taipei, Taiwan in 2001, and changed the industry by creating fabric that

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