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Seriously Silly Design Fictions (study)
Seriously Silly Design Fictions (study) ● What would be the point of designing and developing “Magic Machines” in the form of a “Poo Detector” … Or an “Eyes and Ears” gizmo? ...
Elephant Trunk (new patent)
Elephant Trunk (new patent) ● Robert Dale Beadles of Lodi, California, US, has just been granted a new US patent. Clues to its intended function can be seen in the ...
‘The Archers’ in academia (UK radio soap conference 2017)
‘The Archers’ in academia (UK radio soap conference 2017) ● ‘The Archers’ is the world’s longest-running radio soap opera. Although the BBC has been transmitting it in the UK for more than 60 years now, ...
Towards standard measurement scales for crispy, crackly and crunchy foods
Towards standard measurement scales for crispy, crackly and crunchy foods ● Those involved in the field of ‘Texture Studies’ (with regard to food) often find a need to measure and categorize crispness, crackliness and crunchiness of ...
Zombies, Performance and Eating (study)
Zombies, Performance and Eating (study) ● “This article examines how food can be used to access the zombie in performance as a means to reconfigure the eating body.” – explains Dr ...

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