A Boon For The Disheveled: Shirts That Don’t Wrinkle Or Stink
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  • one of the big transformations of our time: Innovation is accelerating at a breakneck pace . . .

    Hard to put a metric on it (that’s nerd speak for impossible to measure) but I’d say innovation has been going on at this pace for a while now — like since the invention of the steam engine maybe. Future shock is nothing new.

  • ddh

    The Man in the White Suit, a 1951 Alec Guiness comedy, dealt with the consequences of a similar product. Creative destruction, indeed.

  • Love the photo of the sheep. I love sheep and goats. Spent a treasurable weekend with a pair of goats rescued from a research facility. They followed me around like two big dogs.

    Sometime in the past WRM referred to “sheeple” and I had to look that one up. I can’t think of a more perfect representative photo. The startled inquisitive “Huh?” look is simply delightful.

  • Jim Luebke

    Could they have developed an antibacterial version of lanolin? It’s not entirely implausible, anyway.

  • vepxistqaosani

    Does no one here remember The Man in the White Suit? (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044876/)

    • I was about to post that we’ve already seen this movie but was checking to see if someone had beaten me to it. Good work.

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