Inventions and Innovation
John G. Young
Invention: Overcoming Blind Spots*
Rear view mirrors are wonderful for seeing how close cars are behind you. But they can be a serious hazard. I often think car companies can't see the forest for the trees.
Because I am tall, the standard location of the rear view mirror often blocks my vision of cars to my right. More than once I have pulled out from a stop sign only to find another car pop out from behind my mirror. It has resulted in many close
I realized that to overcome this problem, a new kind of mirror had to be invented. Thus the "Two Way Rear View Mirror". Since the common theme to the video, The Creative Adventure, is love, represented by the heart, I thought a transparent pattern of hearts in the mirror would be a good way to keep my love and myself alive. Of course, other patterns could be used.
A two-way mirror that you could see through would be another possibility. The possibilities are endless.
* From "The Creative Adventure, Part Two: Birth and Rebirth"
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