Inventions: U To V
The Chinese invented the umbrella
by waxing their made-for-the-sun paper parasols, to create rain protection.
More recent umbrella developments are discussed.
Benjamin Rubin invented the "Pronged
Vaccinating and Testing Needle."
The history of the vacuum cleaner.
Amanda Jones re-invented American
food production by inventing vacuum packed canning.
The complex history behind the electron
or vacuum tube.
Mother Nature could not have made
it better herself.
The first commercial coin-operated
vending machine was introduced in London in the early 1880s; it dispensed
The history behind venetian blinds.
- The Patenting of an Aphrodisiac
To the researchers of Viagra - life
might seem cruel.
Recorders/Video Tape/Video Camera
The history of the first practical
videotape recorder (VTR) - audio and video magnetic recording history -
The history of video games is interesting
even if you have never touched a joystick.
VisiCalc, the first computer spreadsheet
program, was released to the public in 1979.
(Discovery or Synthesized and Production Methods)
The history of vitamins.
Waldo Semon invented a way to make
polyvinyl chloride (PVC) useful - the history of vinyl.
Volleyball was invented by William
Morgan in 1895.
The history of voting machines -
paper ballots - mechanical lever machines - punch cards - optical scan
- direct recording electronic.
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by invention, try by the inventor.
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