Nicole Krauss: ‘The self is more or less an invention from beginning to end’

Nicole Krauss is an internationally bestselling author. Her novel, The History of Love, (2005) was shortlisted for the Orange, Médicis and Femina prizes and won France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta’s …
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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building

  • The Art of Language Invention From Horse Lords to Dark Elves the Words Behind World Building
An insider’s tour through the construction of invented languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series Defiance

From master language creator David J. Peterson comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators, and language lovers. Peterson offers a captivating overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien’s creations and Klingon to today’s thri

Invention: Think Different; Break Free From the Culture Hell-bent on Holding You Back

  • Invention Think Different Break Free From the Culture Hell bent on Holding You Back
The universe's Inventor designed us like he did the world: with passion and precision and purpose. He made us for confidence and significance, joy and relationship. He made us to be part of something massive and majestic―to contribute to his work of remaking this world and to play vital parts in his Kingdom. But we have a vicious enemy, hell-bent on thwarting us. Our enemy spins lies that convince us into distraction and dependence―on alcohol, drugs, pornography, success-at-all-cost.

From a motion-powered hairdryer to a BUTTER grater: The most bizarre Japanese inventions ever made (and some … – Daily Mail

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From a motion-powered hairdryer to a BUTTER grater: The most bizarre Japanese inventions ever made (and some …
Daily Mail
Some, like the hairdryer which is powered by the wearer's footsteps, are plainly absurd and impractical, but amusing nonetheless. Others, the baby's onesie which doubles up as a floor mop, for instance, are actually quite clever. Gadget-lovers could be …

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Camp Invention lets kid learn electronics from the inside out

Taking apart old electronics is like “destroying history,” said 11-year-old Jacob Gasiorowski. “We get to dissemble old parts, like old CD players. I also took apart a radio of some sort and a speaker,” said Gasiorowski, who will be a sixth-grader …
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Team invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a new nano material that can reflect or transmit light on demand with temperature control, opening the door to technology that protects astronauts in space from harmful radiation.
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