TITLE

THING EXPLOSION

AUTHOR(S)
Packard, Frederick
PUB. DATE
November 1961
SOURCE
New Yorker;11/25/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 41, p202
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increase in the number of things invented to make life easier. Author Robert Louis Stevenson has argued that people should be happy as kings with the things invented. The small things which can be found in abundance include glasses to be put on over regular glasses and devices for getting pickles out of jars.
ACCESSION #
22798064

 

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