The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture (Harvard Historical Studies)

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Why are there restaurants? Why would anybody consider eating to be an enjoyable leisure activity or even a serious pastime? To find the answer to these questions, we must accompany Rebecca Spang back to France in the eighteenth century, when a restaurant was not a place to eat but a thing to eat: a quasi-medicinal bouillon that formed an essential element of prerevolutionary France's nouvelle cuisine. This is a book about the French Revolution in taste and of the table--a book about how Parisian

Canon Joins the Open Invention Network Community

DURHAM, NC–(Marketwired – October 24, 2017) – Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history, announced today that Canon has joined as a community member. As a global leader in such fields as professional and consumer …
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Invention and Rediscovery: Crash Course in Science continues breaking barriers on Situational Awareness

Crash Course In Science is truly a legendary Philadelphia band. But until a few years ago they only existed as the stuff of lore, their minimal post-punk electronic music, characterized by the strange tones of toy instruments and homemade synths, almost …
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UM tech transfer office sets record with 444 inventions – Crain’s Detroit Business

UM tech transfer office sets record with 444 inventions
Crain’s Detroit Business
Researchers topped last year's 428 inventions to continue its streak of five straight years of more than 400 inventions, a UM news release said. The UM Technology Transfer Office tallied 172 U.S. patents this year, up from 135 last year, and signed 173 …

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Weekly Rewind: The new Moto, a 12-year-old’s lead-detection invention, and more

A lot can happen in a week when it comes to tech. The constant onslaught of news makes it nigh impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of this week’s top tech …
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The Invention of The ‘Casting Couch’

“I’m angry, not just at him and the conspiracy of silence around his actions, but also that the ‘casting couch’ phenomenon, so to speak, is still a reality in our business and in the world,” said Glenn Close in response to the flood of …
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