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Ever since the dawn of mankind, people have not stopped learning. In prehistoric times, people learned to control fire to keep warm and cook food. Galileo learned about Copernicus’ heliocentric theory and advocated the theory under the scrutiny of the Roman Catholic Church. And now you can learn about all the online resources and tutorials […]

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3D Printing in the Creative Studio

Ever wanted to see the magical process of 3D printing up close without waiting for hours? Well now you can! Check out our Lulzbot printer in action in this time-lapse video: Hmm, now if only it REALLY printed that fast. Come see what you can create with the Creative Studio! To submit a 3D print […]

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Young Artists Workshop Features Embossed Metal

Twenty-six young people recently sat down with instructor Terri Murphy at the Niles-Maine District Library to do some serious art. The children were shown how to emboss designs in pieces of aluminum using styluses, then accentuate each design by rubbing in ink to give it a more vivid, textured look. The final step consisted of […]

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Code Your Way to a Career at Google

“Oh, get a job? Just get a job? Why don’t I strap on my job helmet and squeeze down into a job cannon and fire off into job land, where jobs grow on jobbies?!” –Charlie Kelly from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Everyone rides the emotional roller-coaster of job hunting and the ride…well, it’s not […]

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