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How I Made My Millions: Hint | 1-800-GOT-JUNK? | Vantage Media | Super Soaker

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

HINT Water â??A Clear Winnerâ?
A mom mixed fruit with plain water hoping to create a healthier beverage for her kids, with just a hint of flavor. She thought water was boring. Her kids loved it. Their friends loved it and she wondered why no one was selling it so she took a chance and the response was anything but subtle.
Super Soaker â??Rocket Scienceâ?
Nasa engineer Lonnie Johnson accidentally invents a wildly popular "squirt gun on steroids." Find out how the Supersoaker got its start.
  • Hint
  • A mother's decision to add touch of flavor to her children's water turned into a veritable goldmine in a glass.
  • 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
  • The idea that struck Brian Scoodamore in line at a McDonald's drive-thru — 1-800-GOT-JUNK? — is now an enterprise worth well over $75 million.
  • Vantage Media
  • For online searches, it can mean a lot. Here's the story of how Mark DiPaola managed to put a price tag on language.
  • Super Soaker
  • Lonnie Johnson holds about 100 patents, but it was his invention of the Super Soaker that put him on the map.

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