The 20 Most Significant Inventions in the History of Food and Drink

Science experts rank the refrigerator as Invention #1. An Egyptian ploughman, circa 1200 BC (Wikimedia Commons) The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, had a question: What are the most meaningful innovations in humanity’s culinary history? What mattered more to the development of civilization’s cultivation of food: the oven? The fridge? The plough? […]