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White House holds first-ever Maker Faire

President Obama is calling on everybody in the nation to start sparking creativity and encouraging invention in their communities. America has always been a place for making, he says, but now the movement is bigger than ever. To show it’s …

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Philly Maker featured in D.C.’s maker faire

Erik Spiller, a 19-year-old sophomore at Elizabethtown College, participated in the first-ever Maker Faire hosted by the White House. Spiller’s concept was simple, but incredibly useful–and he invented it for a class project: a custom temporary tattoo that’s matched to …

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Save the Date: The Hacktory’s Hacking Gender Gaps on July 1, 2014

DIY hackerspace The Hacktory, located  in University City, is hosting a workshop that focusing on the gender imbalance in technical fields. The Hacktory is one of four organizations making a home in the Department of Making and Doing, a partnership …

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#WhyILovePhilly Summer Party at new Spruce Street Harbor Park

The Delaware River Waterfront is giving us a chance to beat the heat, sneak preview the new Harbor Park boardwalk and celebrate this crazy city we call home. The #WhyILovePhilly Summer Party promises an event with good food, great drinks …

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