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Crazy or what?

For Christmas my daughter gave me a five-year diary, called ‘Q&A a Day’, that poses a different question each day (which is a great gift, by the way, for anyone who likes the idea of writing a journal but doesn’t have time to spend hours writing in it). Now the reason I’m mentioning this is because yesterday’s question was: Who is the craziest person in your life? and it got me thinking about how we define crazy. My Penguin dictionary says it’s ‘mad’ and ‘insane’ or ‘unusual and eccentric’. We often think of inventors as being slightly mad, tinkering away at some non-sensical (I could have said crazy) idea that might not work. But then, what would we do without people who, not only come up, with non-sensical/crazy ideas but actually try to make them happen? Case in point: A 3D printing pen that, yes, you guessed it ‘draws’ objects in the air that are three dimensional. What, you say? That’s just crazy (see how many times that word can come up!). But someone decided …