Monday, Oct. 25, 2010

Electric Razor

Patented by Jacob Schick in 1928, the electric razor was made available in 1931 and was later improved by Remington and Philips Laboratories with revolving heads. It isn't a stretch of the imagination to say that Schick's original design paved the way for personal-hygiene gizmos like nose-hair trimmers — proving that not all good gadgets are sexy.