You know what today is? The 24th of April.You know what the 24th of April is? Its the anniversary of the birth of one Gideon Sundback. You know who Gideon Sundback is? He’s the inventor of the humble zipper. You know how I know this? Another wonderful Google doogle.


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I love Google doodles. They’re always smart, creative, take advantage of new tech such as HTML5 Canvas and CSS3, but most importantly they always provide you with a little slice of wisdom you may not have discovered otherwise. Like Gideon Sundback. Until just now, I had no idea who he was. Mad props to you Mr. Sundback, my pants and I salute you.

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