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Car Mechanic Dreams Up a Tool to Ease Births

After watching a YouTube video about removing corks from wine bottles, an Argentinian car mechanic dreamt of how the same idea might apply to babies stuck during delivery.

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This post really reminds me of that other post which references the story book about the stick where that the protagonist claims all these other things are not just a stick. Here is the link to it:

https://teachersguild.org/challenge/how-might-we-create-rituals-and-routines-that-establish-a-culture-of-innovation-in-our-classrooms-and-schools/discover/not-a-stick

It shares the concept that something that may be normal or mundane can actually be something completely different or something that contains an entirely different functionality that is useful in a different way.

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