There are things out there that we take for granted without ever pausing to realize that someone had to actually invent that thing for an actual purpose. From magnetic doors on a fridge to the humble paper clip, many of life’s inventions we interact with daily and never pay them any attention.
Like the paper clip.
Take a look at its history and the (surprisingly large) amount of other inventions, innovations, and alternatives we have at our disposal.
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