Inventor and engineer Otis Boykin helped to develop the guided missile. He patented over 2 dozen electronic devices. This included the pacemaker. He was inspired to create the pacemaker sue to his mother dying from heart failure when he was only a year old. Ironically, Otis Boykin also died from heart failure in 1982.
According to National Geographic, no-melt ice cream was accidentally created after a 2011 tsunami in Japan damaged the country’s strawberry fields.
Due to the widespread damage of the fruit, they could not be sold as whole pieces. Therefore, a pharmacy professor and his team decided to make an extract from the strawberries, and use it as an ice-cream topping. However, instead of being a delicious topping, the extracted strawberries, also known as liquid polyphenol, acted as a binding agent creating a frozen dessert that can stay at room temperature for an hour without melting.
Dr. Askwar Hilonga invents a water filter that uses nanotechnology. Genius!
Kenneth J. Dunkley invented 3-dimensional viewing glasses (3-DVG). Mr. Dunkley’s invention displays 3-dimensional effects from 2-dimensional photos without implementing the use of mirrors, lenses, or optical elements.
This amazing invention allows for easy lateral movement of weight up to 1,000 pounds. The invention was created to allow for easy transport of medical patients. Brilliant!