Inventor of the Dishwasher

Inventor of the Dishwasher

Inventor of the Dishwasher If you’re like most people, washing dishes is a chore. Okay, maybe it’s just me. But back in 1886 a woman inventor named Josephine Cochran thought the same thing. Technically Joel Houghton patented a dish washing machine, but it...
Tabitha Babbitt Invented the Circular Saw

Tabitha Babbitt Invented the Circular Saw

Tabitha Babbitt Invented Circular Saw I’ve heard too many times that women inventors tend to invent “girlie” things. Sometimes that might be true, but not always. Take the case of the shy and quiet inventor Tabitha Babbitt, who invented the circular...
The Invention of Barbie

The Invention of Barbie

Ruth Handler’s claim to fame as a woman inventor and woman innovator is that she invented the Barbie Doll. But Ruth’s resume and the invention of Barbie was much bigger than that. She started off in 1945 as the co-founder of the toy company Mattel, which...
A Week of Creativity and Innovation

A Week of Creativity and Innovation

Creativity and Innovation Week Every year fifty countries around the world take one week to celebrate world creativity and innovation week. This takes place between April 15th through April 21st in communities and organizations who want to think differently.  ...