Who Invented the Super Glue?
The popular adhesive super glue, which is extremely stable, was accidentally invented in 1942 by Mr. Harry Coover. Born in Newark, Delaware, USA, on March 6, 1919, he began working as a chemist at Eastman-Kodak Company in New York. In World War II, he worked with cyanoacrylates looking for a transparent material suitable for the plastic sights of rifles. And it was then that he came across a very sticky material, the methyl cyanoacrylate, with which it was almost... Read full post
The New York Times recently ran an article on McDonald's. It said that three new McDonald's come on line every day that a corporate goal is to have no American more than four minutes from one of its restaurants and that seven percent of Americans eat at McDonald's on any given day. And that's only one chain. This is capitalism at its best to be sure, but what effect is it having on us? McDonald's signs now say `billions and billions served.' When it becomes `trillions and trillions,' will we be... Read full post