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Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
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Pagan Mythology
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The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
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Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
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Common Burdock - Natural Biodiversity
Common burdock is well known for producing the prickly burrs that attach to clothing and animals fur like. Velcro. The flowers of the plant are purple and form  ...
Common Burdock (Arctium minus)
Jan 9, 2015 Common burdock is a member of the aster family which grows in ... vention of Velcro. ...
Common Burdock - Rocky View County
may brush past (Burdock was the inspira- tion for the invention of Velcro by George de. Mestral in the early 1940's). Common Bur- dock produces burrs which ...
Common Burdock - Saskatchewan Invasive Species Council
animal may brush past (Burdock was the inspiration for the invention of Velcro by. George de Mestral in the early 1940's). Common Burdock produces burrs ...
Common burdock - Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Apr 25, 2003 Weed Profile: Common burdock. 1 ... Other Names: lesser burdock, wild burdock, bardane, wild ...

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The bog boy of Girley
He hardly seems to need them – until he comes upon a burdock, the first he has found anywhere, bristling with its distinctive seed heads.
Seattle Times critics' best books of 2015
San Juan Island conservation biologist Hanson explores the easily-overlooked but fascinating key to much of life on Earth, from coffee beans and the nut in Almond Joys to ancient grasses and sticky burdock seeds, which inspired Velcro. — Irene Wanner.
From Velcro to Viagra: 10 products that were invented by accident
In 1955, after taking his dog for a walk in the woods, Swiss electrical engineer George De Mestral found that burrs from the burdock plant had clung to his clothes – as well as to his dog's fur. Observing the burrs under a microscope, De Mestral found ...
The Learning Network | Skills and Strategies | Understanding Plagiarism in a
I worry that as I browse the words on the web, as I click on links and read polemics and paragraphs on websites I can't even name, metaphors and metonymies may catch on my brain like burdock burrs, with the tiny hooks that inspired Velcro.
Can you be risk-averse and innovative?
In 1941, George de Mestral returned home from one of his trips in the Swiss Alps with his hunting dog to find that several burdock burrs (seeds) were stuck to his clothes and the dog's fur.

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Arctium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arctium is a genus of biennial plants commonly known as burdock, family Asteraceae. Native to the Old World, several species have been widely introduced worldwide. Contents.
Velcro Was Modeled After Burrs of the Burdock Plant that Stuck to ...
Sep 9, 2011 Today I found out Velcro was modeled after burrs of the burdock plant that stuck to Velcro's creator's pants after a hunting trip. The inventor of ...
Burdock Root Benefits & Information (Arctium) - Herbwisdom
The burdock in appearance is sometimes confused with cockle burr or even ... of the burdock and loops of thread in his clothes inspired him to invent Velcro.
Who Invented Velcro? | VELCRO® Brand
VELCRO® Brand has continued to improve upon the original products and ... It began with a burdock burr, a tiny seed covered in hundreds of 'hooks' that ...
The Burdock Plant Is The Reason We Now Have Velcro
Jun 3, 2015 This week, Garden Collage investigates the origins of velcro. In traditional medicine, the fruits, seeds, roots, and leaves the Burdock plant have ...

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