Clarence Birdseye worked as a fur trader in Canada. He saw that fish caught during the winter froze almost immediately after being pulled from the water. Birdseye soon realized that he could leave the fish frozen for up to a month while retaining the flavor. Read more
The television was invented in 1925 by John Logie Baird. The first experimental Television broadcast in the US. was in 1928. Read more
The traffic light was invented by William Potts in 1920 as a way to direct traffic at 4 way stops. Read more
The Pop-up Toaster
Charles Perkins Strite invented the pop-up bread toaster in 1919, and received a patent for it on October 18, 1920. Read more
Edwin Perkins in Nebraska invented Kool Aid in 1927.
The cotton swab was invented by Leo Gerstenzang in 1923. He sold
his invention under the name of “Baby Gays.” Read more
Walter E. Dieme invented bubble gum in 1928. Read more
Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered penicillin in 1928.
Herbert McLean Evans and Katherine Scott Bishop discovered Vitamin E
in 1922. Read more
Sam Foster invents sunglasses in 1920. Read more
Now get your glad rags on and head over to Teagan’s Books for episode 4 Hullaba Lulu!
Is someone gonna be Left holding the bag?
I gotta go see a man about a dog
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