Alcoa (the Aluminum Company of America) in 1962, introduced pull-top aluminum cans for carbonated and alcoholic beverages.
In 1941 the H.J. Heinz Company of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, developed the self-heating can. Continue reading
Lu Yu published in China in 780, a treatise on tea and it’s uses called The Classic of Tea. Continue reading
Gustaf de Laval was born at Orsa in Dalarna in the Swedish de Laval Huguenot family (immigrated 1622 - Claude de Laval, soldier - knighted de Laval 1647). Continue reading
In 1857, less than a year after the wedding, Isabella began writing for one of her husband's publications, The Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine. Continue reading
Inventor Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval of Stockholm, Sweden, received an American patent for a centrifugal cream separator with a continuous flow on October 4, 1881.
Wild Mallard Ducks were being domesticated in China as far back as the 1st Century (Over 2000 years ago). Continue reading
Pablum was and is a mass-produced cereal food for infants, created in 1928 by Alan Brown, a Canadian Paediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Continue reading