Saturday, 14 March 2015

famous inventions-5


Chester Greenwood, a grammar school dropout, invented earmuffs at the age of 15 and accumulated over 100 patents in his lifetime.

Ear Plugs

The history of ear plugs.


Painting with an easel was known to the ancient Egyptians.

Easter Related

Inventions created for Easter occasions.

Eating Utensils

The history of forks, spoons and knives.

>Eight Track Tape

William Lear invented the eight track tape player and designed the Lear Jet.


Willem Einthoven received a patent for the ECG - a timeline of the invention and implementation.

Eiffel Tower

Gustave Eiffel built the Eiffel Tower for the Paris World's Fair of 1889, which honored the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution.


In 1820, Thomas Hancock patented elastic fastenings for gloves, suspenders, shoes and stockings.

Electric Blanket

In 1936, the first automatic electric blanket was invented.

Electric Chair

The history and of the electric chair.

Electricity Related, Electronics

Several famous persons in the field of electricity and electrical theory are profiled. The history of electricity and electronics.

Electric Motor

Michael Faraday's big breakthrough in electricity development was his invention of the electric motor.

Electric Vehicles

An electric vehicle or EV by definition will use an electric motor for propulsion rather than being powered by a gasoline-powered motor.

Electrochemical Paintbrush

Adam Cohen invented the "electrochemical paintbrush", nanotechnology used in etching microchips.

Electrogasdynamics Systems

Meredith Gourdine invented electrogasdynamics systems.


An electromagnet is a device in which magnetism is produced by an electric current.

Electromagnetism Related

Innovations related to magnetic fields.

Electron Tubes

The complex history behind the electron or vacuum tube.

Electron Microscope

If pushed to the limit, electron microscopes can make it possible to view objects as small as the diameter of an atom.

Electronics Printed

Printed electronics is the term for a relatively new technology that defines the printing of electronics on common media such as paper, plastic, and textile using standard printing processes.


The copy machine was invented by Chester Carlson.


Electroplating was invented in 1805 and paved the way for economical jewelry.


The electroscope - a device for detecting electric charge - was invented by Jean Nollet in 1748.


Elisha Elisha Graves Otis did not actually invent the first elevator - he invented the brake used in modern elevators, and his brakes made skyscrapers a practical reality.


Have you ever wondered what this @ in your email address is for?

ENIAC Computer

With twenty thousand vacuum tubes inside, the ENIAC computer was invented by John Mauchly and John Presper.


Understanding how engines work and the history of engines.


The history of engraving, a popular method of printing.

Erector Set

A.C. Gilbert invented the Erector Set, a child's building toy.


The first bank industry computer - also MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) for reading checks.


In 1891, Jesse Reno created a new novelty ride at Coney Island that led to the invention of the escalator.


The Etch-A-Sketch was developed in the late 1950s by Arthur Granjean.


Robert Metcalfe and Xerox team invented network computing.


Exoskeletons for human performance augmentation is a new type of body army being developed for soldiers that will significantly increase their capacity.


The history of explosives.


The history of the oldest known glass lens to the first pair of spectacles invented by Salvino D'Armate.