Patently Silly

nutcracker “Necessity is the mother of invention.
The father is unknown.”

“Each week there are thousands of new patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patents I pick are usually a) really weird, b) really cool, c) really scary.”.
Patently Silly: the humor of invention.
By Daniel Wright and Alex Eben Meyer.

Above : Nutcracker (David Aaron Powell, patent US D494820).

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