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Henry Ford: Automotive Visionary
Henry Ford was one of the pioneers of the automotive industry. Even today, 120 years after it was founded, Ford Motor Company remains one of the worlds largest car manufacturers. While Henry Ford would go on to leave a controversial legacy, there is no doubting the impact he had on the modern world.
The Rise of the Elevator
For many people, elevators are one of those parts of everyday life that you just don't think about. They get in, push a button, get off and go about their day without giving it a second thought. But elevators at not only mechanically fascinating, they have also played a major role in shaping our modern day society.
The Dog Diving Helmet - Funny Patents Part 4
We all love our pets, and naturally we want to take them with us everywhere we go. But where do you draw the line? Most people would probably draw it somewhere on dry land... but there's always an exception!
The Evolution of the Guitar
The guitar is one of the most popular instruments in modern music. It is the core instrument of genres like rock and blues and it is beloved by music aficionados and hobbyists alike. What few know, though, is that the modern guitar is a relatively recent invention. The evolution of the guitar is certainly an interesting journey, starting before written language and developing through the modern-day. A story that's as much about engineering and innovation as it is music, the tale of the guitar starts in the distant past.
George Westinghouse: Inventor and Industrial Visionary
George Westinghouse was a famous and influential inventor and visionary. Though typically discussed in relation to his rival, Thomas Edison, Westinghouse's own contributions to the railway and electrical technology make him far more than a bit player in the legacy of industrial America. Let's explore George Westinghouse's life, accomplishments and legacy to detail just how critical he was in making the world what it is today.
Thomas Edison's Life and Legacy
Thomas Edison is one of the most industrious men to have ever lived in the United States. Widely regarded as the greatest American inventor of all time, his claim to fame as one of the fathers of electricity has cemented his place in history. There's a lot more to Edison than just having perfected the light bulb, however. Let's explore the life and legacy of Thomas Edison to learn more about this great mind.