StairSteady Helps People Walk Up Stairs
The StairSteady was invented by Ruth Amos when she was just 16 years old (pictured!) to help those with limited mobility walk up and down stairs easier.
George Washington Carver (1864-1943) - Find A...
Scientist, Inventor. He developed three hundred uses for peanuts and hundreds more for soybeans, pecans, and sweet potatoes. Born a slave in 1864 on his father's farm near Diamond Grove, Missouri, as an infant he and his mother were kidnapped by Confederate night-raiders and possibly taken to Arkansas. His father,...
1963 ... television eyeglasses
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George Westinghouse was an amazing American who changed the world. He invented the air brake for trains. Until this invention, only locomotives had brakes and thousands died annually in train wrecks. Every train in the world today still uses his system. In addition, the AC power used all over the world was pioneered by Westinghouse. Edison wanted to use DC power because he could make more money but Nikolai Tesla convinced Westinghouse that AC was better . His impact on the world was huge.
John Muir: A Man for the Ages
JOHN MUIR, A MAN FOR THE AGES: He wore many hats in his lifetime. He worked as a farmer, a sheepherder and an inventor. But it was his work as an explorer, a naturalist, a conservationist, an environmentalist and a writer that made him a man for the ages. He founded the Sierra Club, convinced President Theodore Roosevelt to save our national parks, and gave us the gift of some of the most powerful words ever spoken about our country. #Roosevelt #nationalparks #conservation #nature
National Women's Histroy Museum
Margaret E. Knight: 1838-1914; Margaret E. Knight was an American inventor. In 1868, she invented a machine that formed flat bottomed paper bags. Charles Annan, who was in the shop where Knight worked, stole and patented the device. Knight filed a successful patent interference lawsuit and co-established the Eastern Paper Bag Co. She was awarded the Decoration of the Royal Legion of Honour by Queen Victoria and was inducted in the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006.
Titanic: Fashion From The Doomed 'Unsinkable' Ship (PHOTOS)
When the Titanic set off on its maiden voyage back in 1912, it was a momentous occasion. Hoping to be remembered as the most opulent passenger ship of it...
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