Friday, 21 September 2012

Who's The Daddy?

I've mentioned before that my day job means that I come across some pretty interesting, inspiring and often entrepreneurial ideas. Sometimes this happens during my commute, other times they just drop into my Inbox at work, waiting patiently until I take a moment to convert the un-reads to the reads.

I seem to be drawn to the diverse and unusual. Like there's an inbuilt radar for the out of the ordinary, A curiosity for the quirky so to speak. So maybe the job happened as a result of this - like nails to a magnet. The universe provides or something like that.

Anyhow, for a few years I have been subscribing to a fab e-newsletter from springwise.com which provides a daily three-pronged fix for my innovation itch. Springwise uses its global network of some 15,000 Springspotters to find the clever, the quirky and the downright random.

And earlier this month I saw something that made me laugh out loud.

Photo credit: springwise.com

It's a roving Paternity Test!

Apparently you swab on the spot and Bob's your uncle...or maybe even your Dad!

What will they think of next?

(Actually, I'm not sure I want to know...)

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