The 10 Underrated Inventors Who Made The Things We Take For Granted

The 10 Underrated Inventors Who Made The Things We Take For Granted Each and Every Day

These inventors may not be well known in any capacity, but their inventions changed the course of daily living as we know it.

This article pays tribute to lesser known creative minds who defied the odds and advanced framework of human living.

And this article encourage every mind that has something he believes he can invent, go ahead no matter how small and useless it may seems to be now.

Don’t relight all you do today has a way of payback tomorrow.

No 1 – Clarence Birdseye – Frozen Foods


Where would humanity be without the ease and convenience of frozen food?

When Clarence Birdseye invented the frozen dinner, he imparted a technology that would preserve food and satiate appetites for decades to come.

This has really made life easy for many people, imaging coming back from work late at night and you have to start your cooking.

You need to go to a small market to but everything fresh and start processing the for the cooking process.

These days we just go to a small retail shop to buy all you need and start you cooking process.

This wily inventor determined how to flash-freeze food products, resulting in a well preserved, appetizing taste with stellar results.

This rivaled many of the slower techniques used to freeze food.

No 2 – Thomas Adams – Chewing Gum

Thomas Adams’ invention is most likely every school teacher’s worst nightmare.

I remember those days in secondary school our teacher got made at the whole class for doing chewing gum competition in his present:

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chewing gum. Chewing gum has attained its rightful place in society. It is chomped meticulously by busy executives, bored teenagers, and virtually every age group on the planet.

Chewing gum helps to control mouth odor and the recent medicated chewing gum helps in dental treatment.

No 3 – John Walker – Matches

Each and every day we stick one not until our gas now comes with a self-light. Most of us still make use of matches.

Matches box was an invention of someone that knew how important N5 could when its coming from masses. In a day over 100,000,000 boxes are been sold our both to the wholesaler and retailers.

At that time there will be less competition. If 100,000 boxes were to be sold it will amount to N500,000.00

Have you ever wondered who was responsible for the invention of matches? Probably not. However, the practicality of this household item has given humans the luxury of portable fire.

No 4 – Garrett Morgan – The Hair Straightener

Apparently this idea was to bring some aspect of the salon work home, to individual that might not have the time to go to the hair salon.

This also cause mobility as the device is portable and easy to handle.

When Garrett Morgan invented the hair straightener, he catapulted everyday glamour into the eager hands of women everywhere.

This pragmatic item granted every woman the luxury to adapt salon based hair techniques to their own beauty routines.

This invention has transformed into one of the most sought out products in the beauty industry.

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No 5 – Ermal Fraze – The Soda Can Pop Tab

When Ermal Fraze patented the soda can pop tab, he revolutionized the world of beverages. This useful commodity was not simply limited to soda cans, however.

This simple, yet, shrewd invention would ultimately aid both the soda industries and other canned beverage industries.

No 6 – Garrett Morgan – Traffic Signal.

This has really helped in automating the controlling of traffic at all time. This is a world changing invention that will have its way even to the next three generations to come.

Once again, Garret Morgan is making another appearance on this list. In addition to inventing the hair straightener, he is too credited with the patent for the traffic signal.

The traffic signal has graced city streets with a sense of order and safety ever since its introduction to the world.

No 7 – Pierre Lorillard IV – The Tuxedo

Tuxedos are a decadent addition to virtually any formal event, including balls and weddings alike.

An urbane, black suit with innocuous white trim is the perfect complement to an elegant ballgown.

Few people, if any, envision the creator of the tuxedo, otherwise known as Pierre Lorillard IV.

Once a prominent and successful tobacco magnate, he introduced his novel sense of fashion in 1886.

No 8 – Tim Berners-Lee – The Internet

The internet has systematically evolved our society beyond measure. It facilitates communication, business, awareness and the dispersion of knowledge.

However, where would humanity be without access to the ubiquitous World Wide Web? The British computer scientist, Tim Berners-Lee, is credited with the creation of the World Wide Web.

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Geographical distance is no longer a barrier for learning and communication. You can have a onetime access with hundreds of people from all over the world.

No 9 – Dr. Charles Drew – Blood Banks

Have you ever wondered from which and where the idea of the blood banks that is widely in every hospital today came from? The answer is much likely to be NO.

Dr. Charles Drew invented modern day blood banks, which safely store blood and plasma, and systematize blood transfusions.

His innovation has saved countless lives, and increase easy accessibility when it comes to the provision of such to treat someone.

No 10 – M.A. Cherry – The Tricycle

The tricycle is every child’s delight. When M.A. Cherry invented the tricycle, he transformed every child’s driving fantasy into a tangible reality.

Once again, this is yet another amazing invention, with a seldom acknowledged inventor.

And today a lot has come to play just by this simple invention, the ke-ke na-pe that is see all most in every state is from the idea gotten by M.A. Cherry. Today it is been used for commercial purposes.

Whatever you think of is possible is, if it has never been in invention why not try to bring it. Make sure to carefully carry out your analyses on which life’s it will affect and how far it will go in the feature.

I believe in every Smart IncomePro member, above the sky is our starting point and we just started.


Updated: May 29, 2018 — 1:02 am

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