Indiana has a bit of an unfair reputation. Sure, shows like the wholesome Parks and Rec help ease the public perception that Indiana is nothing but a “flyover” state (…or does it?), but we’ve decided to go a little further than that. Did you know that Indiana is home to all kinds of important, world-changing (and otherwise just fun) inventions? It’s true – you wouldn’t have guessed, but these inventions from Indiana changed everything forever:

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What do you think? Did you know Indiana was the OG birthplace of these things? Are you a fan of Lil Bub? Same.

For more interesting inventions from the Hoosier State, be sure to check out these awesome things you didn’t know were invented in Indiana!

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