Saturday, 14 March 2015

famous inventions-11

Kaleidoscopes

The kaleidoscope was invented by Sir David Brewster and patented by him in 1817. 

KaZaA

A second-generation peer-to-peer file-sharing service.

Kelvin Scale

Lord Kelvin invented the Kelvin Scale in 1848, the Kelvin Scale measures the ultimate extremes of hot and cold.

Kevlar

Stephanie Kwolek invented a material five times stronger than steel.

Keyboard

The invention of the modern computer keyboard began with the invention of the typewriter.

Kinescope

Vladimir Zworykin invented a type of cathode-ray tube called the kinescope in 1929, a tube needed for television transmission.

Kitchen Related

Who invented the refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave oven and other kitchen appliances?

Kitty Litter

Edward Lowe made the trademark name of Kitty Litter® part of the American vocabulary.

Kleenex Tissue

In 1924, the Kleenex brand of facial tissue was first introduced.

KOOL-AID

Edwin Perkins invented kool-aid in 1927.

Kraft Foods

For over two hundred years, many companies have merged to create Kraft Foods, the company it is today. Read about the many "firsts" in the heritage of Kraft.