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 amind-blowinga 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.Advertising executive Gary Dahl conceived the Pet Rock in (where else but) California. Pet Rocks ... The rocks, which sold for $3.95 each, came in a small cardboard apet carriera with their own wood shavings. A aPet Rock Training Manualanbsp;...
|Title||:||Why Didn't I Think of That?|
|Author||:||Anthony Rubino Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Adams Media - 2010-03-18|