Entries in Innovation Hub by Kara Miller

The story of a culinary experience you’ve almost certainly had - with a backstory you may not know as well. Read more...

Ezra Cornell was fired from his job due to after the Panic of 1837… then helped create our modern communication network. Read more....

Robert Propst was a brilliant inventor who wanted to make a better office. Instead, he created something he hated. Read more....

pills

Patient compliance is one of the biggest problems in medicine; it’s estimated that fifty percent of people don’t take medicine as ordered. Luckily, Andrew Thompson thinks he might have a solution. Read more....

Items found in the doctor's office

When it comes to reforming healthcare, lessons from the factory floor might just offer a cheaper solution. Read more...

A Flintstones storyboard

How did an accident of geography give rise to our most beloved cartoon characters? Read More...

A fan stands out.

How much do you love your favorite band? Enough to invest in them? A new company is letting fans do just that. Read More...

Why do you hate the foods you hate? Turns out, taste might have nothing to do with it. Don Katz explains. Read More...

Montessori school

Students learn better when they’re interested in what they’re learning. That idea is at the center of a way of learning pioneered more than 100 years ago by one rule-breaking woman. Read More...

IKEA furniture

We learn the story of Ingvar Kamprad who revolutionized the furniture business, going from selling matches to selling matching bedroom sets. Read More...

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