London’s Science Museum is celebrating the “genius of everyday things.”

I was so happy to see that people still appreciate the genius in the design of everyday things!  They are trying to incite others to recognize this as well by sharing the fascinating stories that lie behind these objects that are taken for granted.

For instance:

The egg carton. Did you know it was the first moulded packaging material? It was created out of the pulp made from leftover wood chips in 1930 by Martin Keyes and continues to be a safe and ecological container for eggs.

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Also check out this site: http://www.hidden-heroes.net/

This also reminded me of Objectified, a brilliant documentary. Read more about it here

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