Invention of Demolition Derby

Invention of Demolition Derby

The Great Depression spawned innovative businesses and risk takers like the Demolition Derby, which is still around today. It’s well known and loved as a low budget, rural, blue-collar type of entertainment. And it started with the deliberate car crash, pioneered by...
The Future of the Food Industry

The Future of the Food Industry

The future of the food industry is one of constant innovation. It supplied about $1.79 trillion worth of food in 2019. Of this total, $978.2 billion was supplied by foodservice facilities. All you have to do is look around a grocery store and you’ll see choices...
Fashion Innovation From Plants

Fashion Innovation From Plants

People have been making clothes from plants for hundreds of years. But evolving fashion innovation from plants proves that there is so much more innovation to be done. Flax and hemp are pretty common ones that have been used throughout history. Ancient Egyptians used...
Inventor of the Cassette Tape

Inventor of the Cassette Tape

The inventor of the cassette tape, Lou Ottens, passed away last month at the age of 94. All music lovers owe him a debt of gratitude because if it wasn’t for his miniaturizing how we play music we might never have gotten the chance to carry music on the go. Most...