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100 Reasons: Mueller’s inventions still significant today – Herald & Review


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100 Reasons: Mueller's inventions still significant today
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If the water tapper had been Mueller's only invention, he'd still have been significant. But Mueller was just beginning. He and his sons went on to produce 501 patented inventions, including water pressure regulators — Mueller valves were used in the …

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Review: ‘Fifty Inventions’ Falls Short of Its Ambitions – The New York … – New York Times


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Review: 'Fifty Inventions' Falls Short of Its Ambitions – The New York …
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Tim Harford's Undercover Economist persona has been dissecting the economics of everyday life for over a decade. His efforts, initially through a column that …
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Review: ‘Fifty Inventions’ Falls Short of Its Ambitions – New York Times


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Review: 'Fifty Inventions' Falls Short of Its Ambitions
New York Times
The subtle name change from podcast to book — “Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy (Riverhead: 2017)” — reflects an emphasis on humility. Mr. Harford repeatedly emphasizes that he is not trying “to identify the 50 most economically …

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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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Review: In ‘The Mother of Invention,’ Middle-Aged and Not at Peace With Mom

As detectives know all too well, witnesses can recall the same event very differently. Adding thorny family dynamics to the mix complicates matters further. David, for instance, remembers not-so-fond times with his mom, Dottie: “She gave me a beating …
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Jasmin Vardimon: Pinocchio review – joyous new levels of dance invention

Vardimon’s choreography is superbly performed and complemented by artful stage illusions, but this family show’s over-moralising tone slows down the story Hands-on facial features … Maria Doulgeri (Pinocchio), centre, and Aoi Nakamura (Blue Fairy) in …
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