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Inventors Historical Inventions : I


From an "Acorn" grows a personal computer revolution. The historical invention of the century.

Ice Cream
History of the world's best loved dessert - ice cream.

Ice Cube Trays
The first flexible stainless steel, all-metal ice tray was invented by Guy Tinkham in 1933.

Ice Hockey
The game of ice hockey we know today was first played in Montreal in 1875, according to rules invented by a McGill student.

Ice Skates
The oldest pair of ice skates known date back to about 3000 B.C.

Vladimir Zworykin invented the iconoscope, an early television camera.

Idaho Potato
A plant patented by Luther Burbank.

Ignition System
Charles Kettering invented the first automobile electrical ignition system.

Induction Coil
William Stanley invented the induction coil.

Industrial Design
Groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture and industrial design.

Instant Mashed Potatoes
The history of instant mashed potatoes.

Instant Photography
Edwin Land invented the polaroid camera and instant photography.

Integrated Circuit
The integrated circuit was co-invented by Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce.

Internal Combustion Engine
The history of the internal combustion engine.

Internet - ARPAnet
The first internet.

Internet - WWW
The contributions of Vinton Cerf, Bob Kahn, Tim Berners-Lee and Mark Andreesen to the World Wide Web's birth in 1991.

Intravenous Catheter Shield
Betty Rozier and Lisa Vallino co-invented the intravenous catheter shield.

Ironing Board
An improvement to the ironing board was patented by African American inventor, Sarah Boone.

Henry Seely invented the electric iron in 1882.

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