These 10 Things Were Invented in Texas & Went on to Change Lives
As the saying goes "everything is bigger (and better) in Texas" and inventions from the Lone Star State are no exception to this boastful claim.
Texans have had their hands on some of the most ground-breaking inventions of all time and you're probably enjoying those inventions to this day, some more than others.
Some might be surprised to learn that things like Ruby Red Grapefruit, Whole Foods, Chili's, and Mary Kay Cosmetics came from Texans. Other items from our great state include the Topsy Tail (girls will understand this) and the Integrated Circuit Board.
The list of inventions by Texans doesn't end there. Quite the contrary, actually. So, let's take a look at these awesome inventions that came from the Lone Star State.
LOOK: 10 Inventions That Came from Texas
Corndogs are also a product of Texas. Did you know that? That's right, corndogs were introduced to approving bellies at the State Fair of Texas back in the late 30s, early 40s. Since then, the State Fair of Texas has been clogging arteries with a variety of fried foods.
While hamburgers may not have been invented in Texas, some might say burgers were perfected here, thanks to Whataburger, which is totally a Texas original.
If it's from Texas, we are passionate about it - guaranteed. As a matter of fact, we can tell visitors we're from Texas without actually saying that we're from Texas. We even prove it in the gallery below.