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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3007: Elastic Chair

Episode: 3007 Samuel Gragg designs an unusual bent wood chair in 1808 Boston.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2649: Also-Rans

Episode: 2649 Also-rans: forgotten airplanes and forgotten composers, worth remembering

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2648: Garden City Utopia

Episode: 2648 Ebenezer Howard's Garden City Utopia — another might've been

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2645: Arch

Episode: 2645 Eero Saarinen, Hannskarl Bandel and the creation of the Gateway Arch

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 006: Generalization

Episode: 3006 The good and bad of generalization.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2641: Ghosts of Niagara

Episode: 2641 Niagara Falls and the development of hydroelectric power

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2638: Artificial Gravity

Episode: 2638 Artificial Gravity for Human Spaceflight; What is Gained, What is Lost

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2637: Neanderthal Genes

Episode: 2637 Neanderthal genes in the human genome, and Darwin's theory of Sexual Selection

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2635: Kate in Code

Episode: 2635 How we thought in 1875: A magazine article titled in Morse Code

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2634: Triple Divides

Episode: 2634 North America's three triple divides — or is it four?

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