Google’s New Doodle Celebrates Ladislao José Bíro, Inventor of the Ballpoint Pen — TIME

Ladislao José Bíro was born 117 years ago today, and while you may not have heard of him before, you’re surely familiar with his most lasting invention: the ballpoint pen. Google’s latest Doodle honors the Hungarian tinkerer, with a nifty animation illustrating how the pen works. Bíro was born into a Jewish family in Budapest…

via Google’s New Doodle Celebrates Ladislao José Bíro, Inventor of the Ballpoint Pen — TIME

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