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Image description: The Archivist of the United States recently posted this story about patents that you may not know:

You may think that the National Archives is an unlikely place to learn the secrets of Michael Jackson’s dance moves — but you’re wrong!
Within Record Group 241, Records of the Patent and Trademark Office, patent 5,255,452 gives us the secrets behind one move in particular — Michael’s “lean” as done in the music video, “Smooth Criminal.”

Learn more about Michael Jackson’s patent for “method and means for creating anti-gravity illusion.”

Image description: The Archivist of the United States recently posted this story about patents that you may not know:

You may think that the National Archives is an unlikely place to learn the secrets of Michael Jackson’s dance moves — but you’re wrong!

Within Record Group 241, Records of the Patent and Trademark Office, patent 5,255,452 gives us the secrets behind one move in particular — Michael’s “lean” as done in the music video, “Smooth Criminal.”

Learn more about Michael Jackson’s patent for “method and means for creating anti-gravity illusion.”