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Nature – a Creativity Kindler

Invention from a Spiky Seed It was 6 in the morning when I got up from bed today. It was so cool and wonderful to see nature at its best. I walked out of home at 6.15 for a morning jog, in the park beside my home. Few other people where already there inhaling the morning freshness. As I jogged, I passed by a mom and a kid. The little girl was tugging at something in her jenkins. I observed that a spiked seed had got stuck in her cloth and she was trying to remove it off. She won after a little struggle and the spiky seed came off balling pieces of thread from her dress.  I jogged on capturing the scene.  The brief episode sparked my memory on something I had read in a website a few days back, under the title Nature Inspired Inventions. The author had discussed how great inventors have taken inspiration from nature to create some awesome everyday products.  The article said, a Swiss electrical engineer,  George de Mestral, had invented Velcro , after experiencing a