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So Dad got the idea for a fantastic business related to patent filings and infringements, but one that was not strictly legal in nature.   As I am able to remember it, he had become friendly with Ed Greer, who was head patent counsel for the Union Carbide Corporation. 1,076 more words

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Me + My Paint Brush

Hello There!

How is everyone doing? I hope all is well and wonderful in your life. Today I want to just show you guys my recent painting that I did. 597 more words


Vending Machine Culture Captured by Documentary Filmmakers: The Automat and The Art-o-Mat

Art-o-Mat: The Art Machine

Over the past couple weeks we’ve been telling you about some of the interactive and social-powered vending machines that made an appearance at this year’s… 519 more words


Gunma Prefecture automat diner serves surprisingly delicious hamburgers with a side of nostalgia

From corn soup to gold soda cans to stag beetles, you can find almost anything in vending machines situated on approximately every street corner in Japan. 673 more words


Entry 415: Rage Against the Vending Machine

You know those vending machines where all the food is packed between spirals that are supposed to move forward to drop whatever you want down the front of the machine to the slot at the bottom so that you can scrape your hand reaching in for the now-broken chips, except the bag sometimes doesn’t get that far, because it’s like playing a slot machine and sometimes you don’t win and the chips get stuck and you see the bag teetering on the precipice, but no matter how hard you bang on the window, the chips don’t fall where they may, and every other dollar bill you have is too wrinkled to be accepted, so you walk away doubly frustrated because not only didn’t you get… 1,074 more words