A short while back I did a series of articles on the greatest tools of all time. The response was pretty fair. But, it has come to my attention that I may have left out one tool that may be the greatest of all.
Ladies and gentlemen I give you Cyanoacrylate. CA to closest friends.
Super glue is so strong that a single square inch bond can life a ton of weight.
Here are a five of the most interesting uses.
- During the Vietnam War, it was included in first aid kits to seal wounds.
- It is used to process fingerprints in some forensic investigations.
- Best thing in the world to glue your ex to a toilet seat.
- Veterinarians use it to repair the shells of injured turtles.
- A demonstrator in Bristol, England glued himself to a tax officer desk as a form of protest.
Reg Adkins writes on behavior and the human experience at (elementaltruths.blogspot.com).