There Once Was A Time When A Pair Of Scissors Was A Breakthrough Technological breakthroughs eventually seem insignificant… But at the time, they made life infinitely easier. Perhaps the gold scissor here was the iPhone of it’s day. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.