Innovation Story of the Day

18 September 2008 at 8:38 am 3 comments

| Peter Klein |

OMG. Somebody has created this.

It reminds me of the 2-bladed, then 3-bladed, and now 5-bladed razor, the latter of which was famously spoofed by the Onion (caution: bad language), only to have Gillette actually bring it out the next year. (Both Saturday Night Live, in 1975, and Mad Magazine, in 1979, had the idea first.)

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  • 1. Stuart Buck  |  18 September 2008 at 11:41 am

    Hey, don’t laugh! This is actually very cool. My dad always says that while you can skimp on a lot of things in life, the one thing that you don’t want to skimp on is toilet paper.

  • 2. Joshua Gans  |  18 September 2008 at 2:55 pm

    Actually, there was a prediction of a 16 bladed razor two decades ago.

  • 3. Cliff Grammich  |  18 September 2008 at 6:07 pm

    Maybe, Stuart, but having once had a very unpleasant experience with sewer pipes and “wet wipes” for the kiddies that weren’t as safe for the pipes as I’d been led to believe, the only thing I care about is how well the product breaks down . . .

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