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Remembering Spencer Silver, An Inventor Of The Post-It Note

We remember one of the inventors of the Post-it Note. Spencer Silver died last weekend at the age of 80.

An adhesive he created was a total failure for aircraft construction, but on the back of a piece of paper, it was a miracle.

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