The Zipper Cup.

by Chris Gardner

Zipper Cup

The modern interlocking zipper was perfected in 1914 by Swedish-born Gideon Sundback. "Sundbäck developed a version based on interlocking teeth, the "Hookless No. 2", which was the modern metal zipper in all its essentials. In this fastener each tooth is punched to have a dimple on its bottom and a nib or conical projection on its top. The nib atop one tooth engages in the matching dimple in the bottom of the tooth that follows it on the other...

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The Designer’s Cup

by DIY Maven

The Designer’s Cup

Anyone who has attempted to put pencil to paper in an effort to bring to fruition a spark of inspiration will appreciate this witty mug available at World Market.

The cup, embellished with the preliminary schematic of its own design, would be a great addition to the desk of your favorite engineer or designer. And at only $3.99, you can treat yourself to one as well.

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