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The Number of the Day: 100

Gillette has created what they believe to be the world’s smallest advertisements. The ads – which measure less than 100 microns in size – were written onto actual male hairs using an electron microscope. Related Fact: Later in life, razor mogul King Camp Gillette became a strong proponent of utopian socialism and planned a community [...]

Brilliant Ideas Inspired by Mundane Tasks

If you haven’t had your big breakthrough yet, try one of these simple strategies: 1. CRACK OPEN A CAN OF BEER Toolmaker Ermal Fraze was on a picnic in 1959 when he realized he had no way to open his beverage. At the time, drinking from a can required a triangular tool called a “church key” [...]