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This invention butters bread 5 times faster than a knife and can cover 1,827 slices per hour

The Offundo is a bread buttering device that is five times faster than a knife. Each Offundo has two parts, a hopper and a plunger. You can also fill the Offundo with other spreads, such as mayonnaise or hummus. The Offundo is the bread buttering device …
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UW invention makes Time’s list of best inventions, gets Russell Wilson’s investment

  1. UW invention makes Time’s list of best inventions, gets Russell Wilson’s investment  seattlepi.com
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Intellectual Ventures ramps up push to commercialize inventions … – Seattle Times


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Intellectual Ventures ramps up push to commercialize inventions …
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The company says its ISF Incubator will work with entrepreneurs to create and nurture companies based on its numerous patents.

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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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