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Patented is an ode to unglamorous industrial design

I learned about them and their inventions in a new book by Thomas Rinaldi called Patented.The book covers 1,000 design patents, which Rinaldi narrowed down from the 750,000 patents issued to date.Toge

During The Pandemic She Whittled Away At The Isolation By, Well, Whittling : NPR

toggle caption Cheri Lawson/WEKU Minnie Adkins stands in her yard in Elliott County, Ky.One 87-year-old Kentucky woman spent the time whittling.Minnie Adkins spent almost the entire past year alone, i

National Gallery Of Art Rebrands To Improve Diversity And Inclusion : NPR

A rendering of new signage designed for the National Gallery of Art.Pentagram/National Gallery of Art hide caption .toggle caption Pentagram/National Gallery of Art A rendering of new signage designe

This startup is using Big Data to find the next music superstar

We rely a lot on Spotify’s (or any other streaming service’s) algorithms to find us the next earworm.Andrson is trying to change all this by breaking down songs and providing more data about track

This AI can tell what an instrument sounds like from pictures

A team of researchers from Politecnico Di Milan have developed an AI system capable of helping master instrument makers determine what an unmade violin might sound like.Modern luthiers tend to apply m

PBS Lands Docuseries ‘Icon’ on History of Music and Rock Photography

PBS has acquired the domestic distribution rights to “Icon: Music Through the Lens,” a docuseries about the history of photography for rock stars and musicians through the years.Dick Carruthers,

The Best Book Clubs You Can Join Online

Other online book clubs are free and take a more casual approach.Although the most active page is Instagram, Book Baristas is also on Facebook.Oprah's Book Club also remains active on Goodreads.And of

Right-of-Center Books Hidden from Amazon Search Results

Notable upcoming books released by conservative authors have suddenly disappeared from Amazon’s search results.“My new book, THE UNBROKEN THREAD: DISCOVERING THE WISDOM OF TRADITION has disappeare

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These Are The Royals’ Favorite Reads

Kate Middleton, along with Camilla, seems to be the royal family's biggest bookworm.In recent years she's read Paula Hawkins' psychological thriller 'The Girl on the Train' (Town & Country says she fi

Princess Diana Had One Condition For A Book About Her Her Life

Princess Diana's condition for 'Diana The Voice of Change' is hardly surprising to royal fans, who know how protective the late princess was of her two children.'.The book, as Pearce describes it, is

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