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 →

Garrett Morgan

  • Inventor: Garret Augustus Morgan
  • Inventions: Traffic signal, respiratory protective hood, hair-straightening preparation

One man who proved himself to be someone with people oriented idea is Garret Augustus Morgan Sr. His practical approach to issues earned him a lot of respect from people around him. His humble beginning too endeared him to the common man. All through his life, Morgan devoted himself to creating items of safety and convenience; one of them being Continue reading →

20th century inventions

20th century was notable for many historic events – two world wars, independence and democracy for many nations, economic upheavals, and more. This was also the period during which a multitude of inventions occurred.

Invention of radio

One of the inventions of the twentieth century was the radio. It was one of the major inventions of that era. The brain behind this 20th century invention was Continue reading →

Elias Howe

Elias Howe is known all over the world as an inventor of sewing machine. He was born in Spenser, Massachusetts on July 9, 1819. When he completed his education he got a job of mechanist. He always had interest in observing machinery. When he was working in a textile mill, he thought about the idea of Continue reading →

Charles Drew

Charles Drew

Probably, there wouldn’t have been anything like the American Red Cross blood program of today, if not for men like Dr. Charles Richard Drew. He was not only a great pioneer in Medical Science (especially in area of blood banking), but was also one of the first to speak out against Continue reading →

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 Continue reading →

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 Continue reading →

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 Continue reading →

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


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Charles Babbage was an English mathematician and a pioneer in the development of Continue reading →