June 24, 2014

10 Things the Scots Gave the World #5: Fridges!



Ah! Refrigeration. Thanks to Scotsman William Cullen, we can now enjoy all sorts of food cold, and keep them preserved much longer, even that dreaded leftover meatloaf. It’s hard to imagine a time when the closest thing we had to refrigeration was keeping meats packed in ice by a cold stream. How could we possibly live without it? What other cool things did the Scot invent? Keep checking our blog for the rest of our series, 10 Things the Scots Gave the World.