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Who Invented the Overhead Projector?

Who Invented the Overhe...

The history of the overhead projector points to Roger Appledorn as its inventor. He created the device in the 1960s, but the basic concept was already known and used years before. The Beginnings of the Overhead Projector The earliest known device comparable to the overhead projector was...
Who Invented the Color Television?

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Early Traces of Color Television Well, early traces points to a German patent that was garnered in 1904. This was said to contain the first recorded proposal written for a color television. In 1928, Charles Jenkins receives the license for the first television station issued by the...
Who Invented Fencing?

Who Invented Fencing?

One of the most favored sports of sport enthusiasts is fencing. There seems to be an abundance of movies, TV shows, and sport events that actually feature and use this sport. Although that is the case, it seems that not a lot of those who like playing or watching this type of sport ever...
Who Invented Pancakes?

Who Invented Pancakes?

No individual can take credit for inventing the pancake. Just as there are different versions today, the history of pancakes indicate that it emerged in different forms in many countries. The Earliest Pancakes The Romans called it Alita Docia (Latin for “another sweet”). The...
Who Invented the Chalkboard?

Who Invented the Chalkb...

Mr. James Pillans is regarded as the inventor of the chalkboard (or blackboard). He was the Headmaster of a high school in Edinburgh, Scotland. However, the experts on the history of the chalkboard aren’t sure when he invented it. Blackboard and Chalkboard The word chalkboard is used...
Who Invented Lipstick?

Who Invented Lipstick?

It’s impossible to determine who invented lipstick because evidence suggests its use began thousands of years ago. Much of the early history of lipstick is still subject to debate. However a few facts have become clear. Early History There is evidence that Mesopotamian women used some...
Who Invented the Hearing Aid?

Who Invented the Hearin...

No one really knows who invented the first hearing aid device. A study of the history of hearing aids will show that one of the first electric hearing aids was the Akoulathon. This was made by Miller Reese Hutchinson in 1898. Hutchinson’s Invention Hutchinson’s creation was sold in...
Who Invented the MP3 Player?

Who Invented the MP3 Pl...

The very first mp3 player to appear was Winplay3 in 1995. However the history of the mp3 player is best understood by analyzing the history of the technology itself. Origin of Mp3 Technology Mp3 stands for MPEG 1 Audio Layer 3. It was developed in 1991 by the Motion Pictures Experts...
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