Super Glue inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. died Saturday night of congestive heart failure at his home in Kingsport, TN, the NY Times is reporting. He was 94.
Though he held over 460 patents in his career, Coover was best known for his revolutionary invention, which he created accidentally while testing compounds at Eastman Codak's Tennessee laboratory in 1951. Seven years after the accident, during which Coover ruined a $3,000 machine, the first version of Super Glue (called Eastman 910) was made available.
It's an ordeal to find the perfect Valentine's gift for the perfect lady. But, hold on there, partner. It's just as difficult (more?) to find the perfect Valentine's gift for the (he's trying) perfect guy. So we've laid out some obvious -- and not so obvious -- guy gifts.
The Super Bowl hasn't always been so super. In fact, throughout the '80s and into the first half of the '90s many of the games were blowouts the likes of which are rarely seen during the regular season.
We've had better luck with Super Bowls lately, and this year's match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers is about as even as can be.
So maybe Sunday's game will end up being a classic. But for now we can count down the five best Super Bowls ever played.
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