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‘Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story’: The tyranny of beauty, the mother of invention

“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” rights a grievous wrong in the life, career, reputation and memory of a superstar. It fascinates both as film history and as a sobering reminder of how little credit a woman like Lamarr received, even at the peak of …
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This Week in the Future of Cars: The One About Necessity and the Mother of Invention

Bad problems can beget good stuff. In Virginia last week, residents and local news crews freaked out when a new dynamic tolling system meant to reduce congestion started charging $ 40 for a nine-mile ride. Sure that’s crazy, but give it a sec …
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The mother of re-invention: How Belichick, Patricia got creative with banged-up front

FOXBORO — Bill Belichick finished off his postgame press conference last weekend with a comment that seemed rooted in a couple of the football virtues he espouses most. It was both “next man up” and “the more you can do . . .” all wrapped into a quick two …
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Self-proclaimed ‘dying woman’ becomes mother of invention for necessary comfort

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) EAST PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) — Marita Loffredo courageously and even …
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Kickstarter Alert – Mother of Invention

In which we host Tansy Rayner Roberts in support of the Mother of Invention Kickstarter, the anthology she is editing with Rivqa Rafael for Twelfth Planet Press. Why We’re Making Mother of Invention By Tansy Rayner Roberts For me, it kicked off because …
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Prevenge review – audacious horror from a mother of invention

Pregnancy is a bloody business as writer-director Alice Lowe stars as an expectant mother urged into a killing spree by her unborn baby ‘Teetering between laughter and threat’: Alice Lowe as a murderous mother-to-be in her film Prevenge. Photograph …
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