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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 …
Tim Harford's bite-sized "Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern …Boing Boing

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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
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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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Fourth-graders show off inventions at Folwell school in Mount Holly – Burlington County Times


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Fourth-graders show off inventions at Folwell school in Mount Holly
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From easing foot pain to avoiding burning your tongue on hot coffee, students in Lindsay Cicchino's gifted and talented class spent three months creating inventions designed to ease everyday concerns. “They really worked through the process like an …

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Student stars of Danbury’s invention convention – NewsTimes – Danbury News Times


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Student stars of Danbury's invention convention – NewsTimes
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The 10 winners were among 100 students from Westside Middle School Academy who presented their inventions at the mid-March 13 “Invention Convention,” …
Invention Convention: Easton kids improve their world | Easton CourierEaston Courier
New London students participate in Invention Convention – WTNH.comWTNH Connecticut News (press release)

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