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Everyday Miracles : Home / DCD Media (Firm).

Other author/creatorDCD Media (Firm), production company.
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group, film distributor.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : DCD Media (Firm), [2014]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Copyright Notice ©2014
Description1 online resource (1 video file (57 min., 39 sec.)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Home
Series Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings, and Scanners
Everyday Miracles. The Genius of Sofas, Stockings, and Scanners. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents 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)
Abstract 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.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 05, 2015.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Films Media Group, September 3, 2015).
Issued in other formdigital transfer of (manifestation): DCD Media (Firm), 2014.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number75343s Films Media Group
Publisher number75344 Films Media Group

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