Tag: Inventions

Which Side Had the Most Hot Air?

Both the Union and Confederate armies used hot air balloons for spying during the Civil War. Their use marked the first time any aeronautical...

The History of Medieval Toilets and Plumbing

The History of Medieval Toilets and Plumbing (Guest Post) Modern indoor plumbing was invented in the 1800s and wasn’t widely used until the 1920s. It...

The Origins of the Microwave Oven: Messy and Full of Peanuts

Can you imagine a life without a microwave oven? Microwaves grant us a way to heat even the most frozen foods in mere moments...

Discovering the History of Fireworks

Discovering the History of Fireworks Fireworks are a product familiar to most of us. However, whether it is at a wedding or at another event, most...

The Doctor of Death ─ Joseph Guillotin

Joseph Guillotin Since the creation of medicine, there have been many medical professionals who have used their knowledge and experience for good and some for...

The History of our Lawns

When early humans roamed the African savannas, the short grasses there allowed them to spot both prey and predators from far away. It's for...