Early Romans Used Serving Forks

Ancient Romans used a serving fork with two tines. Continue reading

U.S. Government Developed Insecticide Spray

Two U.S. government research chemists, Lyle D. Goodhue and W.N. Sullivan developed insecticide spray in 1941. Continue reading

Pots Originated in Large Hollow Rocks

In 17th century BCE Egypt, soapstone, a soft stone (steatite) was easily carved, and a good heat conductor was used for making cooking pots.
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The first Household detergent

Introduced in 1907 by Henkel & Cie. of Dusseldorf, Germany, makers of the household detergent Persil. Still available today. Continue reading

Bronze Thimbles Found at Pompeii and Herculaneum

Bronze Thimbles found in the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum in Italy, both cities were destroyed and buried by a volcanic eruption in 79 CE. Continue reading

Invention of the Paper Clip

No not the darn paperclip in Microsoft's Windows that asks if it can help, Im talking about the good old paper clip. Continue reading