Inventions : C
In 1976, Xavier Roberts invented
'Little Person' dolls, the first Cabbage Patch Kids.
Learn about the invention of early
clocks, calendars, the quartz watch, timekeeping devices and the science
Thomas Leopold Willson invented
a process for Calcium Carbide.
Timelines covering calculator patents
since 1917. Learn about the history of Texas Instruments, the origins of
the electronic calculator, the hand-held calculator and more.
The history of the camera - Camera
Obscura, photography, the significant processes of photography, and who
invented the polaroid and photographic film.
A timeline of tin cans - learn how
cans are made, filled and recycled. The history of the first can opener.
The history of candy.
Edward Goodrich Acheson invented
carborundum. Carborundum is the hardest man-made surface and was needed
to bring about the industrial age.
The history of playing cards and
card games like Uno.
Wilson Greatbatch invented an implantable
cardiac pacemaker. Study the history of other cardiac devices.
The history of the automobile covers
over one hundred years -- learn about the patents and famous car models,
view timelines or read about the first gasoline powered car.
The interesting history behind the
carousel and other circus and theme park innovations.
James Ritty invented what was nicknamed
the "Incorruptible Cashier" or the cash register.
In 1963, the Philips company became
the first company to demonstrate the compact audio cassette.
Percy Shaw patented his road-safety
invention called cat eyes, in 1934 when he was only 23.
Thomas Fogarty invented the embolectomy
balloon catheter. Betty Rozier and Lisa Vallino co-invented the intravenous
catheter shield. Ingemar Henry Lundquist invented
the over the wire balloon catheter that is used in the majority of angioplasty
procedures in the world.
Electronic television is based on
the invention of the cathode ray tube, which is the picture tube found
in modern television sets.
Robert Ledley invented "diagnostic
X-Ray systems", known as CAT-Scans.
George Smith and Willard Boyle received
a patent for Charge-Coupled Devices or CCDs.
How the FCC slowed the progress
of a cellular phone system.
Cellophane was invented by Jacques
Brandenberger in 1908.
The history behind the humble chain
The history of chapstick - who invented
chapstick and is it addictive?
History of Cheerleading
Pompoms and the history of cheerleading
in a Can
The history of "Cheese in a Can".
The cheese-slicer is a Norwegian
The history of chewing gum and bubble
Animal figurines have been designed
which have live herbs that simulate the fur or hair of a particular animal.
Learn about ancient Chinese technology
and the history of Chinese inventions. Find lesson plans for teachers.
Learn about the kite, chopsticks, umbrellas, gunpowder, firecrackers, the
steelyard, abacus, cloisonné, ceramics, papermaking and more.
The history behind chocolate, chocolate
bars and chocolate chip cookies.
The history of candy canes, Christmas
lights and Christmas trees.
This history of tobacco related
Learn about the invention of early
clocks, calendars, the quartz watch, timekeeping devices and time measurement.
Reproductive and therapeutic.
Television closed captions are captions
that are hidden in the television video signal, invisible without a special
The history of our clothes - blue
jeans, the bikini, the tuxedo, fabrics, fasteners and more.
Today’s wire coat hanger was inspired
by a clothes hook patented in 1869 by O. A. North.
"Coca-Cola" was invented by Dr.
John Pemberton in 1886.
Implants - Bionic Ear
The cochlear implant is a prosthetic
replacement for the inner ear or cochlea.
The history of the cultivation of
coffee and innovations in brewing methods.
Viktor Schauberger was the "father
of cold fusion energy" and the designer of the first non-energy consuming
Color television was by no means
a new idea, a German patent in 1904 contained the earliest proposal - RCA
color television system - Living Color.
History of the internal combustion
Engine - Diesel
Rudolf Diesel was the father of
the "diesel-fueled" internal combustion engine or diesel engine.
The history of comics.
History, timeline, and innovations.
James Russell invented the compact
disc in 1965. Russell was granted a total of 22 patents for various elements
of his system.
The history of the magnetic compass,
gyroscope compass, and the biography of Elmer Sperry.
An index to famous persons in the
computer business, over twenty-six fully illustrated features cover the
history of computers from 1936 until today.
The invention of the modern computer
keyboard began with the invention of the typewriter.
Compact disks, the computer mouse,
computer memory, disk drives, printers and other peripherals are discussed.
The history of printers used with
This history is more fun than a
joy stick. Steve Russell invented the computer game called "SpaceWar."
Nolan Bushnell invented the game called "Pong."
ERMA began as a project for the Bank of America in an effort to computerize the
Concrete was invented by Joseph
The history of construction and
See the history of eyeglasses come
alive - from the oldest known glass lens to modern contact lenses.
(Chocolate Chip, Fig Newton)
Enjoy some snack food history -
learn how the Fig Newton got named.
Sir James Dewar was the co-inventor
of cordite, a smokeless gunpowder.
Our illustrated history of cork
extractors explains the origins of this humble invention, found in households
all over the world.
The kooky history of Corn Flakes.
Percy Lavon Julian synthesized the
medicines physostigmine for glaucoma and cortisone. Lewis Sarett invented
a synthetic version of the hormone cortisone.
The history of cosmetics and hair
Sally Fox invented naturally colored
The history of cotton candy - how
they make cotton candy.
Eli Whitney patented the cotton
gin on March 14, 1794. The cotton gin is a machine that separates seeds,
hulls and other unwanted materials from cotton after it has been picked.
Who invented cotton swabs or Q-tips.
GM developed this test device nearly
20 years ago, to provide a biofidelic measurement tool -- a crash dummy
that behaves very similarly to human beings.
Crayon history - from the Crayola
Company whose founders invented the first crayon.
Seymour Cray was the inventor of
the Cray Supercomputer.
Spend some time on the history of
The history of cricket and cricket
The crossword puzzle was invented
by Arthur Wynne.
Unstopped by his blindness, Ralph
Teetor invented cruise control.
Carl Sontheimer invented the Cuisinart.
Ernest Lawrence invented the cyclotron,
a device that greatly increased the speed with which projectiles could
be hurled at atomic nuclei.
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