Saturday, 14 March 2015

famous inventions-8

Hacky Sack

Hacky Sack or Footbag is a modern American sport invented in 1972.

Hair Related

The history of hair styling products - learn who invented dyes blowers or the bobby pin.

Hallmark Cards

Joyce Hall was a youthful picture-postcard peddler who became the big name in greeting cards.

Halogen Lights

Also lightbulbs, lighting and other lamps.

Handbags

The earliest handbags that have been verified historically were small sacks carried by gentlemen containing pomanders (scented spices and oranges), flint and money.

Hangers

Today’s wire coat hanger was inspired by a clothes hook patented in 1869, by O. A. North of New Britain, Connecticut.

Hardware Tools

The inventors behind several common household tools.

Harpsicord

The history behind musical instruments and their inventors.

Hats

The history of hats and wigs.

Hearing Related

The history of hearing aids and more.

Helicopter

The history of helicopters.

Highways

The history of roads and asphalt.

Hills Hoist

A rotary clothes line developed and marketed by Australian, Lance Hill in 1945.

HIV Protease Inhibitors

First invented between 1989 and 1994.

Hockey

The game we know today was first played in Montreal in 1875, according to rules devised by a McGill student.

Hole Punch

C. B. Brooks patented an early paper punch, also called a ticket punch. His had a built-in receptacle on one of the jars to collect the round pieces of waste paper and prevent littering.

Holography/Holograms

Holography is a photographic process, best known for the 3-dimensional images. Holograms are made using a laser and a light-sensitive material chemically similar to a photographic emulsion.

Home Related

The history of the common inventions you find inside your home.

Home Security Related

The first home security system was patented on December 2, 1969.

Horseshoe

The origin of iron horseshoes and horseshoe nails.

Hot Dogs

The history of hot dogs.

Hovercraft

The hovercraft was invented by Christopher Cockerell in 1956.

HTML

The history of hypertext markup language (HTML) is a strange and interesting tale.

Hula Hoop

The hula hoop was re-invented by Richard Knerr and Arthur "Spud" Melin.

Hydrofoil Boats

In 1908, Hydrofoil Boats were co-invented by Alexander Graham Bell & Casey Baldwin.

Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Invented in 1839 by Sir William Grove, hydrogen fuel cells have now becoming the power source for the 21st century. See Also - How hydrogen cells work

Hygrometer

A hygrometer is an instrument used to measure the moisture content or the humidity of air or any gas.