Father Of Invention
Meet a man who holds more than 60 U.S. patents. (You might learn a thing or two!)
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Most of us know the stories of Thomas Edison, the WrightBrothers and Benjamin Franklin--American inventors who demonstratedgreat ingenuity. But how come it's so difficult for most of usto name a modern-day inventor? Our focus on whom to admire seems tohave shifted from those who improve our lives to those whoentertain us. Well, allow me to introduce a living, breathinginventor who has undoubtedly changed your life.
The next time you peel open a Band-Aid, bite into a granola bar,wear a plastic-underwire bra, squeeze a ketchup bottle, usemicrowave cookware or wrap a contoured disposable diaper around ababy's bottom, thank 76-year-old Stanley I. Mason.
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