Inventions of Mary Jane McLeod

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Mary Jane McLeod was born on July 10, 1875 and died on May 18, 1955. She had an extraordinary Continue reading →

Why was Frank Zamboni, the inventor of ice resurfacer, successful?

Inventor: Frank Zamboni
Born: January 16, 1901
Died: July 27, 1988
Born in: Eureka, Utah, USA
Year of invention: 1949 in Paramount, California
Patents in: refrigeration, ice resurfacing, automatic edger, etc

Frank Zamboni is one of those very few people who invented something and made a business out of it successfully. How did he succeed where others failed? Continue reading →

Granville T Woods

The American dream has been shaped by numerous ambitious persons, who were born or moved to the land of all opportunities with hopes of a better life. Still, not many avenues were open in the 19th century for the African American inventors and businessmen. Besides needing courage, will, intelligence and desire to risk, the African American inventors and businessmen also had to fight Continue reading →

Ancient Chinese inventions

China has been known as the source of many incredible inventions that have revolutionized many industries and have had an impact in today‚Äôs world as we know it. The ancient Chinese community invented a number of technologies in the field of mechanics, mathematics, hydraulics and many others. These inventions, especially in Continue reading →

Jethro Tull the inventor

Jethro Tull was an Agricultural Pioneer who aided in the in bringing about the Agricultural Revolution in Britain. His most celebrated achievement was the invention of Continue reading →

George Washington Carver

Peanut man! That was the nickname of George Washington Carver, mainly because of all his peanut related inventions.

He was an American scientist and inventor whose main claim to fame was Continue reading →

Marie Curie

Madam Curie is one of the most revered female physicists and is well known for her discovery of several radioactive metals including Radium and Polonium. Together with her husband, she studied the x-rays they emitted. She discovered that the harmful rays Continue reading →

Renaissance inventions

Renaissance period ranging from AD 1300 to AD 1600 marks a period of human awakening in which the mankind leaped to the brighter modern era from the less bright middle ages. Inventions in the field of science and technology, developments in various art forms and formation of new faith, beliefs and practices in politics and religion during this period paved way for drastic changes in the intellectual, social and cultural perceptions of mankind. In this article we are going to explore the most important inventions during this period which have helped to change the Continue reading →

How to invent a new product

There are a lot of talented inventors all over the world who do not finish the process of inventing something just because they don’t know how to proceed and reach the end; i.e.; getting a working prototype of the invention ready for marketing. Invention is both an art and a science. You can apply Continue reading →

Cyrus McCormick

Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. was born in 1809 at Walnut Grove, Virginia to Robert McCormick and Mary Ann Hall McCormick who migrated from Great Britain to USA. He and his family were considerably influential. He was born into a family of eight children as the eldest son.
Cyrus Hall McCormick's portrait

Mechanical Reaper

Robert McCormick, Cyrus’ father, was an inventor in his own right, having a few patents of his own. Harvesting Continue reading →