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Why Didn't I Think of That?: 101 Inventions That Changed the World by Hardly Trying

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Why Didn't I Think of That? proves not all successful inventions are the greatest thing since sliced bread (not even sliced bread, which is literally just a precut loaf for lazy loafs). This humorous guide to ?mind-blowing? inventions deconstructs just how complex these can't-live-without necessities really are, while providing some insightful(ly funny) lessons to future inventors, such as:
  • Yo-yos: Deadly weapons do make great kids' toys.
  • Soccer: Boredom is the stepmother of invention.
  • Bottled water: There is no such thing as a stupid idea.
Complete with useful trivia--like the fact that 100 trillion paperclips have been sold--readers will be able to impress their friends by hardly trying.

Synopsis:

Features inventions that changed the world, including Post-It notes, safety pins, and Crocs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781440506987
Publisher:
Adams Media
Subject:
Trivia
Author:
Rubino, Jr., Anthony
Subject:
General
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
Excess Culture-Objects
Subject:
Humor : General
Subject:
Humor-Trivia
Subject:
Science Reference-Inventions
Subject:
Reference : Trivia
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
January 2012
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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Why Didn't I Think of That?: 101 Inventions That Changed the World by Hardly Trying
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