When Colin Angle was 3, he fixed his family’s toilet after consulting a picture book. When I was 3, I put a banana in the VCR because I thought I could watch it on TV….
Colin has made some pretty incredible achievements since his preschool plumbing days. The New York Times has profiled his amazing life in science, from his inspired youthful inventions to founding iRobot.
Reading it made me think that my banana incident foreshadowed my life in film, just like Colin’s early interest in machines link to his adult life as an inventor…at least that’s what I’m going to tell myself from now on. (Still sorry about that, mom.)
Check out more on Colin, his inventions and his hobbies at his Secret Life page .