What do Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Steve Wozniack, and the Wright Brothers have in common?
They’re tinkerers, of course.
Yes, tinkering isn’t just something that your uncle does on the weekends. As author Alec Foege says, tinkerers help make America great.
Today, the word tinkering can refer to any number of things. From fixing up old cars, to designing things with 3D printers, tinkerers are using the tools at their disposal to make even better tools, gadgets, and items that many of us take for granted.