Inventor’s Spotlight – Frederick Walton

It’s hard to image that at one time people walked on bare boards in their homes. Rugs had been around for centuries, but a mass-produced, easy to clean floor covering didn’t exist until the mid 1800’s. That was until British inventor, Frederick...
Women Scientists and Engineers as Inventors

Women Scientists and Engineers as Inventors

Women scientists and engineers are not only able to come up with great ideas, but they also know how to make those ideas work. As an inventor I can come up with the inventions, but have to hire someone like that to turn the idea into a viable product. The first...

Innovative Sales Rep Turned Accidental Inventor

Invention ideas can come from a variety of places. Sometimes inventions are forced by sheer necessity, and sometimes they happen purely by accident. Door-to-door salesman Edwin Cox became an accidental inventor after coming up with an innovative sales technique...