Around the office or at home, this tool is up for the job. It’s Paperclip Day! The modern day paperclip comes in many styles, colors, and even has one more loop than the original design. It’s sure to be an invention that outlasts the cockroach. The 1899 invention is credited to Johan Vaaler, a Norwegian inventor with a degree in electronics, science, and mathematics. However, there was already a similar invention circulating in Europe that was released by the British Gem Manufacturing Company Ltd. And the British version had the second loop. First of all, I wouldn’t want to be the engineer whose claim to fame was twisting a piece of wire. Second, of all, I wouldn’t want to be the engineer whose claim to fame was twisting a piece of wire and was shown up by a company who twisted the piece of wire one more time. Whatever the true “invention” story is, paper has been held together, in a variety of ways, since the 13th century. But, the paperclip doesn’t stop there. There are hundreds of ways to use paperclips. Try something innovative and….