We all have band-aids at home. But have you ever wondered how they were created? Back in 1920, Josephine Dickson was a housewife who was continually cutting and burning herself. Her husband, Earle Dickson, created a plaster that helped her to take care of herself without any help.
According to Forbes, Airbnb is a brand worth $35 billion and it has revolutionized the travel industry. But it all started with two students who weren’t able to pay their rent. In 2007 Brian Chesky and Nathan Blecharczyk heard hotels in San Francisco, where they lived, were overbooked due to a design conference.
If you were a kid during the 80s and 90s, you probably had a collection of slap bracelets. It was created in 1983 by the High School teacher Stuart Anders, who just thought it would be a fun idea. However, the idea was more than good and the slap bracelets were successful across the world.
When Sarah Blakely was trying to find something to wear under white pants. She got a pair of pantyhose and cut the feet and when she saw how it looked she thought it was a product that should exist.
Velcro is something so simple that you probably never thought about how it was created. While George de Mestral was walking with his dog in Switzerland he noticed there were some burs in his clothes and over his dog. He looked at them under the microscope and analyzed the hooks.