||Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings, and Scanners
Everyday Miracles. The Genius of Sofas, Stockings, and Scanners. UNAUTHORIZED
||Typical House in 1900 (1:50) -- Inadvertent Creation of Foam Rubber (3:55) -- Molding Foam Furniture (3:25) -- Razor Blade Mugging (2:20) -- Producing Gillette Razor Blades (3:22) -- William Armstong's Cragside (2:08) -- Generating Light from Electricity (1:32) -- Problems with Carbon Filaments (3:19) -- Original Household Lightbulbs (1:24) -- Inventions of the Electronic Age (1:36) -- St. Catherine's College, Oxford (1:42) -- Reinforced Concrete (4:16) -- St. Catherine's Controversial Design (3:55) -- Making Wood Pliable (2:54) -- Introduction of Curved Wood Furniture (2:49) -- Mosquito Warplane (1:20) -- Versatility of Plastic (4:21) -- Invention of Nylon (2:06) -- Demand for Nylons (4:14) -- Everyday Miracles: Home: Review (1:16) -- Credits: Everyday Miracles: Home (0:40) -- Test (2:00)
||Professor Mark Miodownik provides an insight into the genius design techniques that contributed to the invention and production of everyday objects often taken for granted. He begins by focusing on items found in the home, including razor blades, tights, plywood, and foam rubber.
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|Interest grade level
||9 & up.
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, September 3, 2015).|
|Issued in other form||digital transfer of (manifestation): DCD Media (Firm), 2014.|
|Publisher number||75343s Films Media Group|
|Publisher number||75344 Films Media Group|