Velcro, which was invented by a Swiss Electrical Engineer George de Mestral, comprises two layers and when both these sides are hard-pressed together, they assist in fixing two surfaces. The thought to invent Velcro hits Mestral’s mind in the year 1941 after coming back from a hunting tour with his dog. He inspected the seeds, which kept sticking to his apparels and the fur of his dog. He probed them with the help of a microscope, and noticed their hundreds of “hooks” that latched on anything with a loop, including clothes, animal hair etc. Then, he used up several years honing the technique..