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The Number of the Day: 100

Colin Patrick

Related Fact: Later in life, razor mogul King Camp Gillette became a strong proponent of utopian socialism and planned a community in Arizona in which engineers would rationally orchestrate all activity. Gillette even offered Teddy Roosevelt $1 million to serve as president of this planned utopia in 1910, but Roosevelt declined.

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