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

Overview

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

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440500107
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • Publication date: 4/18/2010
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Rubino, Jr. (New York, NY) is a writer and cartoonist who combines humor, art, and pop culture to create nonsense of the highest quality. And as a contributor to MAD, Cracked, and National Lampoon, Rubino knows a lot about nonsense.

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