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Inventology: How we Dream Up Things That Change the World by Pagan Kennedy

January, 2016: How do breakthrough ideas emerge? In Inventology, Kennedy examines stories of inventors for insight into what makes an idea stick. And now, at the brink of a new technological age, the potential for creative design, art, and construction is at an all-time peak.

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By Hope Reese

Hope Reese is a journalist in Louisville, KY. Her writing has been featured in The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, Playboy, Undark Magazine, VICE, Vox, and other publications.