Dov Moran – The Israeli entrepreneur Dov Moran invented of the USB Flash Drive in 1999. The USB Flash Drive can also be referred to as a pen drive, a thumb drive, a jump drive, a memory unit, a key chain drive or a data drive. The thumb drive being the most apt as the […]
William Mitchell – Cool Whip was invented by William Mitchell in 1966. This is the general consensus on but………….. Actually patent for March 4th 1969 shows George John Lorant – for General Foods. With assistance of Don Guterman and William Flango at General Foods Technical Centre in Tarrytown NY William A. Mitchell worked as a […]
Lester Borchardt – Cheerios were invented by Lester Borchardt in 1941. Cheerios originated from the American company General Mills in Minnesota in May 1941. The first cereal was actually called CheeriOats because it was made from oats but graduated to be renamed Cheerios by 1945. Lester Borchardt and his team had spent a long […]
It is believed that Sumerians were the first settlers around the fixed agriculture living.
The Chinese (probably) – Nobody is attributed as the inventor of ice-cream. Reference to ice-cream or a similar product go back as far as 2,000 years BC. Records show that Alexander the Great was partial to consuming snow flavoured with honey and during the Roman Empire Nero Claudius Caesar enjoyed snow flavoured with fruit […]
Douglas Engelbart – The computer mouse was invented by Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013) in 1964. The first computer mouse was invented in 1964 by Dr. Douglas C Engelbart. He was working in collaboration with his colleague Bill English at Stanford Research Institute. The mouse changed how the user accessed a computer from a complex machine that only […]
Dr John Harvey Kellogg – The invention of peanut-butter is attributed to three people but Dr John Harvey Kellogg patented his process for creating it in 1895. It was in 950 BC that the first form of peanut-butter was found. History suggests many theories as to who invented peanut butter and when. Peanuts grew […]
Charles Babbage – British mathematician Charles Babbage invented computers in 1822. In the year 1786 the ‘Difference Engine’ was first thought of by J.H. Muller who was an engineer in the Hessian army. He described his ideas in a book but was unable to attract funding to develop the concept any further. A ‘difference engine’ […]