Velcro Fastener

Contributed by garryS

Velcro was invented by Georges De Mestral after having his curiosity piqued by the alpine burdock plant which used to attach itself to his clothing and his dog's fur whenever they were out walking. His curiosity eventually turned into an invention that has an application in almost every home and work place in the civilised world.

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Switzerland

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