May 252017
 

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Cataloging Hammacher Schlemmer's long history of great inventions
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Hammacher Schlemmer has evolved with the times, stayed true to its identity and paved the way for some of the greatest inventions of our time. Alfred Hammacher and William Schlemmer were two hardworking Germans who opened the store in New York …

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When Edison Got His First Patent And Napster Lunched: This Week In Tech History

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May 292016
 

Edison wrote in his patent application: “The object of my invention is to produce an apparatus which records and registers in an instant—and with great accuracy—the votes of legislative bodies, thus avoiding loss of valuable time consumed in counting …
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The Invention of Paris: A History in Footsteps

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May 212016
 
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The Invention of Paris is a tour through the streets and history of the French capital under the guidance of radical Parisian author and publisher Eric Hazan.

Hazan reveals a city whose squares echo with the riots, rebellions and revolutions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Combining the raconteur’s ear for a story with a historian’s command of the facts, he introduces an incomparable cast of characters: the literati, the philosophers and the artists—Balzac, Baudelaire, B