Wedding dress was “invented” on February 10th, 1840 by Queen Victoria.
Roger Bacon (1214–1292), from United Kingdom invented magnifying glass.
The ipod that first hit the market in October 2001 was Apple made. Ipod is an exclusive brand of Apple Computer, Inc. A team of five members with Jon Rubinstein (senior vice president of hardware engineering), Jonathan Ive (senior vice president of design), Tony Fadell (an engineer), and Michael Dhuey (an engineer) worked under the […]
A German named Charles Wiesenthal who lived in England got patented the needle that he designed for sewing machine in 1755. It was in 1790 Thomas Saint, who was an English inventor and a maker of cabinets got a copyright for a sewing machine as a whole. This machine was designed to sew leather but […]
Vacuum cleaners are used for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. They are also known as hoovers or even sweepers are used for sucking up both dry and wet wastes from the surroundings. The dirt that is collected is collected in a bag for later disposal. The first documented Vacuum cleaners were invented by Daniel Hess […]
There are various types of trash compactors and the first trash compactors that were invented and used were meant for industrial and commercial uses. The patent for the first trash compactor was done in 1941 by MS Wells. This was meant for crushing the oil cans. Even before that, trash compactors may have been around; […]
Toilets as we know today have existed for about a century only. Earlier homes didn’t have the flushing toilet and even taking a bath was considered quite a luxury. The flush toilet is the most popular toilet that is used the world over and were known as water closets in the 19th century. Though the […]
Tarot has been historically played as a card games all over Europe since the 1400’s, even outside of Europe, it has seen quite a revival. Tarot card decks are quite popular with those that also do reenactment of the medieval ages or are part of such clubs. Tarot is also used widely for fortune telling […]
There are various types of plastic that have been invented. The first plastic was created by Alexander Parkes in 1855 and was termed Parkesine. Parkesine was later termed as celluloid. The development and the technology for the creation of plastics have undergone a major change. Plastics are usually polymers and have a high molecular mass. […]
Dry ice was not an invention but a discovery and was sold under the name for it by the company which sold it first. Ice, before the refrigeration started, was brought from hills and mountains to store food and to make desserts. This was stored in pits made in the grounds that were surfaced with […]