Wednesday December 29th 2010

Maker Birthdays: Benjamin Franklin


Today marks the birthday of Benjamin Franklin, a true Renaissance man. After beginning a career in printing, he went on to become a revered scientist, inventor, statesman, author, politician and more. He tried his hand at everything from founding a country to designing a new glass armonica, including the invention of bifocals, and the lightning rod. Happy birthday, Ben!

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