Mary Anderson: Inventor of Windshield Wipers

Mary Anderson: Inventor of Windshield Wipers

Some inventors are before their time.  They have a great idea and there’s a clear need, but for whatever reason, their idea doesn’t take off. That’s what happened with Mary Anderson, who invented windshield wipers.  We think of windshield wipers...
Josephine Cochrane, Inventor of the Dishwasher!

Josephine Cochrane, Inventor of the Dishwasher!

What chore do you hate the most? I can’t decide if it’s washing dishes or doing laundry, for me. Many inventions happened because the inventor disliked doing a task, or wanted to be able to do it more quickly, or better. The mechanical dishwasher, something that I bet...