The Invention of Nylon

The Invention of Nylon

Who could have guessed that a trade war between two countries would result in the invention of nylon? When trade relations with Japan soured in 1935, the United States had to figure out another way around the silk that we were getting from them since Japan was the...
Accidental Innovation – The Microwave Oven

Accidental Innovation – The Microwave Oven

Innovation Microwave Oven Many of the inventions we have now started out as accidents. One accidental innovation was the microwave oven. We take it for granted when we want a quick cooked meal, popcorn or a warmed over slice of pizza from the night before. It’s...