Monthly Archives: January 2018

Mary Phelps Jacob Invents the Bra, 1910

By |January 22nd, 2018|

American socialite teenager Mary Phelps Jacob solved a problem experienced by women of her time who wore uncomfortable corsets that were stiffened with whalebone.

Fashion was […]

Hayley Todesco, 2014 Google Science Fair Winner

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Congratulations Hayley Todesco!

This 18 year-old from Calgary, Alberta is the 2014 Google Science Fair winner in the 17-18 year-old category. AND, in another competition, she […]

Bette Nesmith Graham Invents Liquid Paper, 1951

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Bette Nesmith Graham was a single mother in the 1950s who took a job as a typist at a bank. At that time, all typists […]

Tony Fadell Invents the iPod

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Tony Fadell graduated from university in 1991 and he went straight to work for electronics companies designing personal handheld communicators – they were so different […]

Joseph Coyle Invents the Egg Carton, 1911

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Born in 1871, Joseph Coyle was a newspaper publisher in the Bulkley Valley area of British Columbia whose office was next door to a hotel. […]