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From Suck to Blow, Dyson’s Odyssey of Invention

Tucked into the British countryside, the town of Malmesbury doesn’t scream technology paradise. But one local spot is among the most advanced research centers in the world, and that’s the headquarters of Dyson, the famed maker of vacuum cleaners, air …
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LSU faculty members are closing in on bringing their inventions to market with funds from the university’s LIFT2 grant program

If LSU Physics Professor Shane Stadler’s invention hits the market, the systems that cool our homes, cars and freezers could change drastically. The current system for cooling uses compressed gas technology and emits fluorocarbon gases, which can be …
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Innovation Lessons From A Billionaire

Take his first invention, which came about because he discovered that there was no safe and effective way to eliminate the bone spurs that often accompany slipped disks. What’s the point of removing the ruptured disk, he wondered, if the bone spur that …
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From Invention to Perfection: Masterpieces of Eighteenth-Century Decorative Art

A reference work for collectors and enthusiasts of 18th-century objets d'art Featuring essays by leading specialists in the fields of European applied artOne hundred masterpieces of European art and arts and crafts of the eighteenth century form a panorama of innovation, design and expert realisation. In their sumptuous design, the porcelain, furniture, bronzes and silver objects are all miracles of the luxury craftsmanship found in court art. Such sophisticated design was the driving force behi

The Invention of the Land of Israel: From Holy Land to Homeland

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What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land? Following the acclaimed and controversial The Invention of the Jewish People, Shlomo Sand examines the mysterious sacred land that has become the site of the longest-running national struggle of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The Invention of the Land of Israel deconstructs the ag

Invention by Design; How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing

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Henry Petroski's previous bestsellers have delighted readers with intriguing stories about the engineering marvels around us, from the lowly pencil to the soaring suspension bridge. In this book, Petroski delves deeper into the mystery of invention, to explore what everyday artifacts and sophisticated networks can reveal about the way engineers solve problems.Engineering entails more than knowing the way things work. What do economics and ecology, aesthetics and ethics, have to do with the shape