Umbrella

Who invented the Umbrella?

A Brief History of the Umbrella In 2007 Rihanna topped the charts with the R&B; hit Umbrella. It is easy to take the lowly umbrella...

Patenting Creativity

Promoting Prosperity by Protecting Inventors and Their Inventions Inventions are wonderful things. They improve the quality of life for people. By protecting inventor’s inventions, governments...

Who invented the Guillotine?

The guillotine is a well known device that was used in France, mainly during the French Revolution. The guillotine was used for carrying out executions by decapitation,...

Who invented the Leggotype

“Leggotype” Inventor, William Augustus Leggo. An inventor of photographic and telegraphy enhancements, William Augustus Leggo was a skilled engraver and publisher from Quebec. The new and wonderful...

Who invented Replaceable Parts

Replaceable Parts The keys to the modern world. In many ways replaceable parts make modern transportation possible. The concept of replaceable or interchangeable parts is of tremendous...

Who invented the Calendar

The Origins of the Calendar. How did the modern calendar come to be? The history of the calendar illustrates our evolving understanding of the universe....