Development of First Pop-Up Toaster

American mechanic Charles Strite of Stillwater, MN, USA developed the pop-up toaster Continue reading

Internal-combustion engine now in fire trucks

Waterous Fire Engine Works created and introduced circa 1900, Continue reading

Airplane equipped with its own parachute

The SR-20, a small single-engine plane by the Cirrus Design Corporation, Duluth, MN, USA, was equipped with its own parachute as standard equipment in June 1999. Continue reading