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It’s time to just shut down England

Malvern Primary School in Huyton, Merseyside, England, recently banned play with regulation soccer balls because they are made of leather.
“Football,” it ruled, must be played with less-dangerous sponge balls.  
these haven’t
swept the market
The German news agency Deutsche Presse Agentur reported in November of 1992 on Japanese inventor Kenji Kawakami’s “New Idea Academy,” which featured his own innovations and counted among his most successful products:
• A portable washing machine that straps onto the user’s leg (swirling the clothes with each step)
• A travel necktie with room for writing utensils and a calculator
• Padded booties ...

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