Meet the man who invented the pool noodle

From Marketplace

If you have ever spent time around an inground swimming pool, the chances are that you have seen them.  They are brightly colored, stimulate fun activity, and one of the most simplistic designs imaginable.  They are pool noodles, and the history of them is fascinating.  This post from Marketplace tells the story of the man who invented this unique and ubiquitous swimming pool toy.

Here is an excerpt from the post: