By: Louanne Cox
As I'm sitting in an airport lounge waiting to board my plane, Stevie Wonder playing on my ipod, drink in my hand, I start to think how did I get here? Aircraft, Stevie Wonder & even the drink in my hand has it's roots in...
By: Lamar Despain
The inventors I know have minds that refuse to rest, often an idea springs a project in complete detail to their mind and they rush to find an empty notebook to hastily scribble down as much detail as they possibly can before the idea goes...
By: James Haile
In this article we try to identify those ancient mental attitudes that had to change before experimental science could become the primary means for learning about our world. We begin by distinguishing experiment from measurement and from experimental problem-solving.1. What is Experiment?Measurement is...
By: Darlene Houseman
THE AGELESS PASSION OF WRITINGFrom Stone Age man to computer geek, the passion for writing has been with man as long as mankind has existed. We know this because of writing. Using the all-purpose tool of a sharpened stone, Stone Age man killed his prey...
By: Louanne Cox
Rudolf Diesel once said "The use of vegetable oils for engine fuels may seem insignificant today. But such oils may become in the course of time as important as the petroleum and coal tar products of the present time."Born in Paris in 1858 Rudolf...
By: Jan Sterrett
Before computers and word processors were invented people wrote their Articles, Stories and Poems, as well as their grocery lists, to-do lists, and love letters by hand, using a pen. I recall using a #2 pencil for doing my math calculations when I was in...
By: Drew Price
In our fast paced society where time is money, people can often be found glancing at watches, cell phones, or other time keepers in order to keep track of time. This need to track time is nothing new. Clocks, in some form, have been around...
By: Marien Kind
The 18th century saw a change in how humans lived, with the advent of machine power. No longer were humans confined to laborious jobs; machines could help them to make their jobs much smoother and faster. Thus came the Agricultural Revolution, which spurred the Industrial...
By: Marien Kind
Eli Whitney is most credited for the invention of the musket using interchangeable parts, a precedent to Henry Ford's assembly line. However, with the boom of cotton in the 19th century, farmers in the South wanted to find a way to make cotton more profitable...
By: Gotham Dark Knight
My grandmother was born in 1904 and lived to see her 100th birthday. In the period of time in between see saw most of what the 20th century had to offer, and we often discussed the marvels of mankind and groundbreaking inventions she got to...

 

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