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TED-Talks has an intriguing series called “Small Thing Big Idea.”

Here’s how they describe it:

Small Thing Big Idea, a TED original series, celebrates the lasting genius of everyday objects so perfectly designed that they changed the world around them.

You can see the entire playlist here.

They just published the latest video in the series today, on the compass:


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