There's genius all around us every day. We're just not aware of it. Really, that's part of the genius: that it's inconspicuous, that it fits so seamlessly with our lives that we can take it for granted. But a staggering amount of work goes into that genius thing sitting on the shelf.
One of those genius things that's everywhere, and that you'd never suspect, is the soda can. An incredible amount of engineering went into making them durable, user-friendly, and practical to fill and ship. Take a closer look.