Eva Ekeblad

SAVED SWEDEN WITH VODKA Eva Ekeblad was born in Sweden in 1724 to a well-to-do family. At the age of 16, she married a count. She could have just entertained nobility and take care of her seven children but this gal had a brain for science. In the castle kitchen, she experimented with potatoes. Potatoes … Continue reading Eva Ekeblad

Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about the inventor of the windshield wiper, Your Gal, Mary Anderson. https://youtu.be/SBSOU_yb54k Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your computer/device. Or the You Tube link below.  https://youtu.be/IKaaPdaTQos Inventing the Windshield Wiper There’s not actually a lot of information out there about Mary’s personal life. What we … Continue reading Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday

Hedy Lamarr – Your Gal Friday

On this week's episode we are talking about a gal who was promoted by Louis B. Mayer as “the world’s most beautiful woman.” Her patent, with George Antheil, is the blueprint for a technology we all use today.  It’s called Frequency Hopping and it's used in cell phones, blue tooth and in wifi. https://youtu.be/0XxO26t7dbM Click here for … Continue reading Hedy Lamarr – Your Gal Friday