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The history of the baby carriage
Leo Hendrik Baekeland patented a
"Method of Making Insoluble Products of Phenol and Formaldehyde." Setting
out to make an insulator, he invented the first true plastic and transformed
The ball-point pen was invented
by Ladislo Biro in 1938. A patent battle erupted; learn how Parker and
Bic won the war.
A ballistic missile can be any of
a variety of weapons systems that deliver explosive warheads to their targets
by means of rocket propulsion.
The history and patents behind airships,
balloons, blimps, dirigibles and zeppelins.
The first rubber balloons were made
in 1824 by Professor Michael Faraday for use in his experiments with hydrogen.
Band-Aid® is the trademarked
name for the 1920 invention belonging to Earle Dickson.
The first patents for bar code were
issued to Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver on October 7, 1952.
Don't fence me in -- all about the
invention, development, and use of barbed wire.
The Barbie doll was invented in
1959 by Ruth Handler.
The barometer was invented by Evangelista
Torricelli in 1643.
Baseball was invented by Alexander
Cartwright. The history of baseball bats.
BASIC (Beginner's All Purpose Symbolic
Instruction Code) was invented in 1964 by John Kemeny and Tom Kurtz.
James Naismith invented and named
the game of basketball in 1891.
The history of ancient and modern
plumbing from around the world - baths, toilets, water closets and sewage
2000 was the 201th anniversary of
the invention of the battery by Alessandro Volta.
The history of hair dryers, ironing
curlers and other beauty appliances. The history of cosmetics and hair
The history of waterbeds, murphy
beds and other kinds of beds. Lie down and read about the patents and ihistory
We can trace the beginning of beer
far back beyond the dawn of recorded time. Apparently, beer was the first
alcoholic beverage known to civilization.
Stephen Poplawski invented the kitchen
Learn about the history of Bic pens
and other writing instruments.
The history of that foot-powered
Eye glasses that see near and far.
The bikini was invented in 1946
and named after the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the site of the
first atomic bomb testing. The designers of the bikini were two Frenchmen
named Jacques Heim and Louis Reard.
"Bingo" originated from a game called
The first proposition to use biological
methods to treat odorous compounds came as early as 1923.
Dr. Charles Richard Drew was the
first person to develop the blood bank.
Levi Strauss invented blue jeans.
Puzzle over the history of board
games and other brain teasers.
Babcock and Wilcox co-invented the
water tube steam boiler, a safer and more efficient boiler.
The history of the boomerang and
complete instructions on how to make your own.
Tube Pressure Gauge
In 1849, the Bourdon tube pressure
gauge was patented by Eugene Bourdon.
It's 1913 and Mary Phelps Jacob's
corset was not the undergarment to wear under her new shear evening gown.
history of dental braces or the science of Orthodontics is complex, many
different patents helped to create braces as we know them today.
Louis Braille invented braille printing.
Brushes were used as early as 2,500,000
The invention and history of chewing
gum, bubble gum, gum wrappers, gum tins and bubble gum machines.
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