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 today as being for cars, but Mary Anderson invented them for the trolley car.  A … Continue reading Mary Anderson: Inventor of Windshield Wipers