This Day in Jewish History / Birth of a Salesman

S.J. Popeil, the genius behind the Veg-O-Matic and the Chop-O-Matic, created simple and useful tools and peddled them on television.

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January 22, 1915, is the birth date of S.J. Popeil, inventor of the Veg-O-Matic and Chop-O-Matic, among many other time-saving devices. His genius was not just a tinkerer’s soul, which inspired him to...