Archive for July, 2011

Invention of the zipper

The history of zippers could be traced to Whitcomb L. Judson who was reported to be a lover of gadgets and machines. He got his idea for a “clasp locker” when a friend complained of

How to find products that sell

Many inventors make the mistake of inventing something without first trying to find out whether there is a market for it. Now that you know it, you can avoid this mistake. There is no foolproof way to find out whether product is going to sell or not. You’ll only know that once you have

Inventions of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was among the most talented and multifaceted personalities of this world – past and present included. He contributed hugely to the world by

Charles Babbage

Name of Inventor: Charles Babbage Born: December 26, 1791 Died: October 18, 1871 Place of Birth: London, England Invention(s): Difference Engine, Analytical Engine Biography Charles Babbage was an English mathematician and a pioneer in the development of

Alexander Graham Bell

Name of Inventor: Alexander Graham Bell Born: March 3, 1847 Died: August 2, 1922 Place of Birth: Edinburgh, Scotland Invention(s): Telephone Biography Alexander Graham Bell was born on

How to advertise your new invention

The first step in the process of inventing something is the idea. Without the idea there is nothing. However the idea is not enough. A working prototype is needed for applying for a patent for an invention. It is estimated that only around

Biography of Karl Benz

Karl Benz was born in November 26 in the year 1844 in Germany. He was a German national. He had most of his education at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. He was the founder of

Biography of Antonio Meucci

Antonio Meucci was a scientist and an inventor. He was born in Italy, in the city of Florence on April 13, 1808. He spent quite a stretch of his life in the United States and this earned him

Biography of Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell or Aleck as he was fondly called is known all over the world as the inventor of telephone. He was born in Edinburg, Scotland in March 3, 1847. He was the third

How to advertise your invention for sale

The idea is the first step. There’s absolutely no question about it. However an idea by itself will be useless. Only very few people execute the next step of building a prototype – a working prototype. Once you have built this, the next step is to