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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2739: Hall

Episode: 2739 Evolution of the Hall from Anglo-Saxon times to the present

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2734: Flintknappers

Episode: 2734 Artisan flintknappers of Blombos Cave, 60,000 years too soon

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2732: Early Computers

Episode: 2732 A waystation in our mastery of computation: The cheap thowaway selection-slide-rule

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3019: Decompression Sickness

Episode: 3019 Decompression Sickness, the Bends and Boyle's Law

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3018: Compressed Sensing

Episode: 3018 Compressed Sensing

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2730: An Unexpected Future

Episode: 2730 How the superconductor led us to yet one more unanticpated future

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2729: China Clipper

Episode: 2729 The China Clipper, 25 seaplanes that touched our imaginations

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2432: Engineering, Football, and a Good Prank

Episode: 2432 Engineering, Football, and What Makes a Good Prank

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3017: Mechanical Philosophy

Episode: 3017 Mechanical Philosophy

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3016: Simpson's Paradox

Episode: 3016 Simpson's Paradox

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