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
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
Ancient Romans used a serving fork with two tines. Continue reading
Two U.S. government research chemists, Lyle D. Goodhue and W.N. Sullivan developed insecticide spray in 1941. Continue reading
In 17th century BCE Egypt, soapstone, a soft stone (steatite) was easily carved, and a good heat conductor was used for making cooking pots.
Introduced in 1907 by Henkel & Cie. of Dusseldorf, Germany, makers of the household detergent Persil. Still available today. Continue reading