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Book Review: The Consciousness Instinct

The Consciousness Instinct, by Michael S. Gazzaniga This book was at least somewhat disappointing because it did not provide nearly as much science as I expected when it comes to the matter of consciousness.  On the other hand, the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Design Of Business

The Design Of Business:  Why Design Thinking Is The Next Competitive Advantage, by Roger Martin It must be admitted that a book like this has a bit of an uphill climb.  The author seeks to promote a sort of thinking … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cradle To Cradle

Cradle To Cradle:  Remaking The Way We Make Things, by William McDonough & Michael Braungart There are times where writers forget the sort of audience that they are writing to with serious consequences and such is the case with this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Consider The Fork

Consider The Fork:  A History Of How We Cook And Eat, by Bee Wilson I must admit that I liked this book a great deal, since it tends to look at items we take for granted and ways of eating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Black & Decker: The Complete Guide To Bathrooms

Black & Decker:  The Complete Guide To Bathrooms, by Chis Peterson As one can probably imagine, there are a great many books about bathrooms that one can find.  Some of them focus on aesthetics, and the sort of fixtures and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bathroom Ideas You Can Use

Bathroom Ideas You Can Use:  The Latest Designs, Styles, Fixtures, Surfaces And Remodeling Tips, by Chris Peterson This book lives up to its name as being full of bathroom ideas that someone can use, especially someone who is looking to … Continue reading

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Book Review:Weekend Bathroom Makeovers

Weekend Bathroom Makeovers, by Amy Matthews & Bridget Biscotti Bradley Given the fact that I am not the handiest or craftiest sort of person, it is perhaps somewhat of a surprise that I would want to read about bathroom makeovers, … Continue reading

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On Creativity: A Creator Reflects On His Own Creativity: Part One

One of the truths that is easy enough to uncover when it relates to creativity is that it is easiest for us to talk about ourselves and our own creativity.  We are the creators we know best, after all.  Just … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Architecture Of Incarceration

Architecture Of Incarceration, edited by Iona Spens I have mixed feelings about this particular book.  On the one hand, I am definitely a part of the target audience that this book is aiming at, and that is people who are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Design Of Everyday Things

The Design Of Everyday Things, by Donald A. Norman It’s nice to know that I’m not the only person who has serious problems with doors.  In the course of my life I have far too frequently ended up walking into … Continue reading

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