Many inventions that have changed the world have come to their inventors in dreams.
Many inventors struggle with breakthroughs when making scientific inquiries or trying to come up with the secret formula that becomes the final ingredient in a world changing inventions or new understanding.
Imagine going to sleep one night and dreaming of what the world needs to take it to the next level of technology or scientific discovery. Furthermore, imagine creating inventions that could make you a millionaire! Below we list individuals for whom exactly that happened:
For thousands of years, the cure for diabetes eluded doctors. However, in 1920, a doctor by the name of Frederick Banting became driven to find a cure as his mother had died of the disease. Already a link with insulin had been assumed, but no one could figure out how to use it as a cure.
After a night of frustration, Banting fell asleep, and his subconscious offered him the elusive solution in a dream. In just a few weeks for the results proved successful, and ultimately he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1923.
When doctors diagnosed Michaela and Augusto Odone’s son Lorenzo with an extremely rare disease, they were horrified to learn that there was no known cure. Immediately the parents set about taking the initiative researching what exactly could cure their child themselves.
After tireless research in medical journals, Augusto found himself fall asleep in the library only to have a dream of the precise cure that would indeed successfully heal his son. This story was eventually immortalized in a film starring Susan Sarandon and Nick Nolte.
A Cure for Alopecia
Madame C.J. Walker had a dream that would launch her to millionaire status. Suffering from alopecia, she initially sold remedies created by the Annie Turnbo Pope Malone’s Poro Co. However none of the treatments proved adequate in solving her problem.
One night she claimed that a large black man appeared to her and listed the ingredients she needed to mix to create a cure. He allegedly included ingredients that she would have to import from Africa. She did this and had immediate success.