Robertson, Phillips, and the History of the Screwdriver

Most everyone owns at least one screwdriver. But Canadians likely own a screwdriver that few outside Canada would recognize. The differing fates of the Robertson and the Phillips head screwdrivers demonstrates that innovation is intimately tied to historical events. The History Guy remembers the forgotten history of the screwdriver.

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0 1. huldu commented 2 days ago

This was really interesting. I had no idea about the different screwdriver in Canada. It's something you just take for granted these days. The history with things like this is always captivating.
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0 2. RobertTusk commented 24 hours ago

#1 Would you say it was riveting?