Free Enterprise Staff  | December 24, 2015

Our 5 Most Popular Stories of the Year: True Innovation

With the year quickly winding to a close, it’s time to really start thinking about 2016. (Where did the time go?)

But we’d be remiss if we had our minds on next year without first reflecting on 2015, which has been the biggest in the history of From our #SiliconCitiesUSA series to huge interviews we got to do with the likes of Drew Bledsoe and Ted Leonsis, this has been a year we’ll never forget.

In keeping with that sentiment, beginning today and spanning through the end of the year we’ll be showcasing our editors’ favorite stories from 2015, as well as our most popular stories from each of our five content categories—Doing Good, Creating Opportunity, True Innovation, Smart Government, and America at Work.

We couldn’t have asked for a better 2015, but we’re even more excited for what next year holds. So stay tuned—we promise you won’t be disappointed.

The 5 Most Popular True Innovation Stories of 2015

Engineering a $10,000 Cat

We explored the wild and utterly fascinating world of a Bengal cat breeder.

Could an Airbag Revolutionize U.S. Healthcare?

Our profile of ActiveProtective, a startup that created a wearable airbag that could save countless lives and billions of dollars in annual medical costs.

The 2015 Free Enterprise Hackathon Coverage

This year marked the launch of the first-ever Free Enterprise Hackathon. Here’s why we hosted the event and what came out of it.

The Key to a Stunning Medical Breakthrough? Your Poop

OpenBiome is revolutionizing healthcare by pioneering fecal matter transplants. If you pass its very stringent donor test, you could even make $13,000 a year just from your poop. (We’re not kidding.)

Exclusive Q&A With Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides

Earlier this year at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Aviation Summit, we got the chance to interview Virgin Galactic’s chief executive officer, George Whitesides.