Who invented frappuccino?
A Starbucks employee in Southern California trying to beat the heat without giving up the caffeine boost.
Who invented iPod’s circular dial?
An Apple employee playing with a number lock at home.
Who invented furniture in a box?
An Ikea employee who couldn’t re-load the furniture back into the truck after a photo shoot.
Who invented masking tape?
A 3M employee who saw car painters struggling to mask parts and how much effort it took to paint in straight lines.
Who invented the world’s most popular news aggregator?
A Google employee who was interested in global news after the September 11 attacks.
Who invented pointy nose bullet trains?
An automotive engineer fishing at a local pond who saw a Kingfisher diving to catch a fish without making a splash.