Adventurous eaters can try new foods with less fear: St. Louis pharmacist Jim Howe develops a gentle antacid—a.k.a. TUMS—in his basement laboratory.
In the air or at sea, motion sickness meets its match with DRAMAMINE, formulated by scientists at Johns Hopkins University as a cure for queasiness.
Long flights seem shorter after the advent of the first IN-FLIGHT MOVIE, the melodrama By Love Possessed, on a TWA flight from New York to San Francisco.
It took this long to think of this?The first IN-ROOM MINI-BAR is introduced at the Madison Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Music hits the road, with the SONY WALKMAN. At the launch in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park, journalists watch models jogging, running, and biking with the handheld device.
Weighty key chains begone: VingCard Inc. invents the RECODABLE KEY CARD—slim enough to slip into your wallet or pocket.
First-class passengers discover the luxury of real rest on British Airways’ original LAY-FLAT BEDS.
Enter the age of über-service: the Cotton House in Mustique offers guests a PILLOW MENU with 11 choices, including the maternity pillow, a latex pillow, and "the snore stopper."
A long airport layover can now be the opportunity for a refreshing shower and nap at THE YOTEL, in London Gatwick’s South Terminal. The chic, pod-like rooms can be rented overnight or for a few hours at a time.