Innovation

  • April 18, 2014

    Franklin Flea vendors making the jump to their own storefronts

    It's not easy to start a successful business. Many fail, even when aspiring entrepreneurs have great ideas and the best of intentions. One nontr...
  • April 17, 2014 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Pa. drill rig manufacturer taking the ‘rough’ out of roughnecking [video]

    As shale oil and gas production soars in states like Pennsylvania, Texas and North Dakota, the number of drill rigs towering over treetops is on the d...
  • April 15, 2014

    60th anniversary of polio vaccine, first administered in Pa.

    If you're of a certain age, you may remember as a child being given a sugar cube in a small paper cup. But what you may thought was a treat was i...
  • April 13, 2014

    A look at predictions from the 1964 World's Fair

    The New York World's Fair of 1964 introduced 51 million visitors to a range of technological innovations and predictions during its run.
  • April 11, 2014 |  Technically Philly

    This is a photo of a 'N3rd Street' sign being put up

    Spotted by Yikes Inc. cofounder Tracy Levesque today, the official N3rd Street nickname sign was added to the intersection of 3rd and Spring Garden st...
  • April 11, 2014 |  Technically Philly

    Philly Robotics Expo: 460 students visit Penn’s robots, learn to build their own

    When not engaged with robotics or programming workshops, attendees could take tours of Penn's GRASP Robotics Lab where they could see robots like...