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"In my mind I have gone all over the universe, which may make it less important for me to make piddling little trips... I did enjoy seeing Stonehenge. It looked exactly the way I thought it would look."
- Isaac Asimov

Auto-Seal  
  Automatically deployed cover for power outlets; instant child-proofing.  

The auto-seals had clicked across the power sockets; no child had ever lived here, but it was against the law for any socket not to be auto-sealed when the appliance connected to it was removed.
From Stand on Zanzibar, by John Brunner.
Published by Del Rey in 1968
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