Eureka!

The Surprising Stories Behind the Ideas That Shaped the World
Product Number: EB00390584
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101188729
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
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Description

The fascinating inspirations behind common inventions and creations- from Barbie to Sweet and Low to Mt. Rushmore. The slinky was born aboard a World War II ship. The Barbie doll was inspired by a German sex toy. Weight Watchers began with a Jewish housewife in Queens, New York. Eureka! explores the fascinating stories behind these famous creations and many others-from blue jeans to the Taj Mahal to Mickey Mouse-detailing the relationships between inspirations and their inventors. Readers will delight in the intriguing-and sometimes surprising-origins behind the ideas that have shaped the world.

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Original Publish Date: Jul 06, 2010

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