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Who Invented the Calendar We Have Today?

Who Invented the Calend...

Introduction The modern calendar is known as the Gregorian Calendar. It is named after Pope Gregory XIII who favored it over the Julian Calendar. But Gregory XIII only approved the calendar that bears his name. The actual inventor was Alosyius Lilius. Alosyius Lilius Biography Lilius...
Who Invented Modern-Day Handcuffs?

Who Invented Modern-Day...

The modern history of handcuffs began with W. V. Adams’ invention in 1862. What set this device apart from others before it were the adjustable ratchets. Before the Handcuffs Emerged Records show that the earliest handcuffs were the one size fits all type. Basically it consisted of...
Who Invented Mayonnaise?

Who Invented Mayonnaise...

Can you guess who invented mayonnaise? Do you think that just like other inventions of the past, the real creator of mayonnaise is not known in history? Fortunately, there are certain traces that can be seen from the past that details who invented mayonnaise. However, there is no known...
Who Invented the Hydrogen Bomb?

Who Invented the Hydrog...

Portions of the development and history of the hydrogen bomb remain classified. But it is public knowledge that its chief architect was Dr. Edward Teller. The first H bomb (or thermonuclear bomb / fusion bomb) detonated was on November 1 1952 in Enewetak in the Marshall Islands. The ...
Who Invented the Typewriter?

Who Invented the Typewr...

Do you know who invented the typewriter? With the continuous emergence of mechanical gadgets like computer keyboards, you may have thought that the earlier products of geniuses that made life easier for those who write may be lost in memory. Not so. Keep in mind that without the person...
Who Invented the Twix Candy Bar?

Who Invented the Twix C...

One of the leading products of Mars Inc., the Twix chocolate bar is consisted of a biscuit, milk chocolate as well as caramel. It was first manufactured in Great Britain in 1967 and it was launched in the commercial market in the U.S. in 1979. The merchandise was known in other countries...
Who Invented the Hot Dog?

Who Invented the Hot Do...

A hot dog is a soft moist sausage known for its even flavor and texture. Common types of hot dogs are smoked, cured, and fully cooked. People often enjoy it with onion, ketchup, mustard, on a hot dog bun. Hot dogs are sold just about anywhere where there are people around. You can find...
Who Invented Laffy Taffy?

Who Invented Laffy Taff...

One of the leading brands of the chewy candy called taffy, Laffy Taffy is available in various flavors. Each pack contains super tasty flavors that are guaranteed to satisfy both children and adults alike. Aside from the usual fruity flavors, this type of candy is also available in...
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