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Great Ideas Stick Around

Invention: Post-Its

Inventor: 3M

3M scientist and choir singer Art Fry needed a moveable bookmark for his sheet music. Spencer Silver, an adhesives expert at 3M, had developed a moveable, reusable glue, but didn’t have an application for it. When they put their ideas together, Post-it notes were born, and the world got a whole new way to communicate. Now available in thousands of shapes, sizes and durability levels, Post-Its make remembering your lunch easier than ever.

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