Inmate Inventions Featured In Book, Museum Exhibit

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http://www.wired.com/news/print/0,1294,60283,00.html Locked in a California prison, Angelo needs a cup of coffee. Electric heaters are banned, so his cellmate combines the metal tabs from a notebook binder with a couple of melted toothbrushes and some rubber bands, says Wired.com. Soon, Angelo is sipping Folgers. The jury-rigged heater is one of nearly 80 improvised items Angelo meticulously diagrams in a new book, "Prisoners' Inventions." Working with the Chicago-based art group Temporary Services, Wired . . .

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