Invention of the Nail

Invention of the Nail

Anybody who has accidentally struck a nail the wrong way and smashed their finger might have cursed them. But nails are one of the most important inventions we have. They are used in construction to build homes, (the average house uses between 20,000-30,000) by...
The Invention of Television

The Invention of Television

Television. What would we do without it? Thank goodness a series of inventors started thinking about it centuries ago with the invention of television. I’m sure, even as forward thinking as they were, they could never have imagined modern day streaming and...
Accidental Innovation

Accidental Innovation

One way inventions have come about is by having the inventor accidentally leave something and come back to it. Then the experiment had turned into something else. It’s up to a clever and enterprising innovator to take an accidental innovation and turn it into...
Invention of Silly Putty

Invention of Silly Putty

Invention of Silly Putty Some inventions were created because of a need in the marketplace or a need of the inventor. I invented the wrist water bottle because of my own need for hands-free hydration. But many inventions were the result of accidental innovation. This...
The Continuing Process of Invention

The Continuing Process of Invention

Process of Invention Inventors are problem solvers and are able to spot problems other people miss. This is why people will often say “Why didn’t I think of that?” The answer is that they would if they were able to think like an inventor and the...