You might be surprised at how many everyday things were invented by Minnesotans.
The Pop-up Toaster
In the early 1900s, the electric toaster was not much more than a wire cage next to a heating filament. The user had to flip the bread and remove it when it was done, which led to a lot of burned toast. In 1919, a stillwater, Minnesota, factory worker named Charles Strite figured out how to have the toast pop up automatically. The Toastmaster, which incorporated his designs, was first sold to the public in 1926. Continue reading Famous Everyday Inventions From Minnesotans