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Everyday Edisons: Over The Cliff (Hanger) - Part One

Airs Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 12 p.m. on KPBS TV


Credit: © 2010 Edison Nation Holdings, LLC Patent Pending

Above: The "Everyday Edisons" advertising and branding team meet with Will Howe and Ric Payne about naming and logo options for their dryer ball.

"Everyday Edisons" follows 10 inventors — selected from thousands of hopefuls — as their original ideas evolve from sketches on a napkin into retail products stocked on store shelves. The reality series affords viewers a firsthand look at the complex product-development process through the eyes of an expert team of industrial designers and engineers, advertising and branding pros, web designers and salespeople.


Inspired to discover the "Everyday Edison" in you? Use these resources to find a local inventor group in your area and get involved!

"Everyday Edisons" travels the country for exclusive interviews with leaders from the United States Patent & Trademark Office; high-level executives from Amazon, Dyson and more; and even the inventor of Twister or editors from mainstream national media.

In this episode, our "Everyday Edisons" team reveals the winners and losers of this long season three journey. Travel with us as we take you on a wild ride of discovery, challenges and revelation… the same ride taken by our ten talented inventors.

Take a look at all of our featured inventions one last time as we revisit all the steps of their development, from concept to commercialization… showing you how you, too, can become an ‘Everyday Edison’!

"Everyday Edisons" is on Facebook.

Trailer: Everyday Edisons, Season Three

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