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Putting a ‘Spring’ in Your Step with a Compression Spring

Recently, I wrote about how my family and I like to play a game in which we each try to spot  springs in unusual places (e.g. in an ad for Maybelline Cosmetics).  This is not only a fun way to pass the time, but it also serves to reinforce  the idea that springs can be found just about anywhere.

spring into step So imagine my excitement when I stumbled across another great example of a spring being used in an unusual place – this time in an advertisement for shoes. Not only does this ad do a fantastic job of displaying the kinetic energy storing power of a compression spring, but it also highlights a missed business opportunity.
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