5 women inventors you can thank for making your life so much easier
March 24, 2016 - Uncategorized
Video: Vicky Leta, Andrea Romano, Alisa Stern
We live in a cushy and convenient world full of big and small innovations that mean we can spend an entire weekend in bed rather than actually doing something with our lives.
But somebody had to make it all possible, and not all great inventors are men in white lab coats hiding behind curtains.
Here are are just a few of the women inventors you can thank for making your life a little easier.
Amalie Auguste Melitta Bentz (January 1873 – June 1950)
Born in Dresden, Germany, Bentz was frustrated by the heavy espresso machines, or percolators, of her day. The heavy equipment was finicky and often left coffee grounds at the bottom of your drink. Read more…