10 Of The Greatest Discoveries Made By Accident
Popsicles are every child’s favorite summer frozen treat, but they were once nothing more than a simple dream. Back in 1905, Frank Epperson, an 11-year-old, created the frozen popsicle, but kept it secret for 18 years before he could become rich off of them.
While most people may argue the invention of artificial sweetener is a bad thing for the human race, most people will agree it was well worth the accident. In 1965, James M. Schlatter, a chemist who worked at G.D. Searle & Company, was producing an anti-ulcer medication. The resulting work, however, led him to a sweetener.