Superstar

From Salt Hotels to Sugar-Powered Bio Batteries

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Apr 4, 2009   Updated: Mar 30 2011
It's hard to imagine a world without salt or sugar. These compounds flavor nearly every aspect of our world, from denim made out of sugarcane to hotels made entirely out of salt.

The salt and sugar innovations below showcase the wide variety of ways in which these essential seasonings continue to make our world tastier.