The history of the baby carriage or stroller.
Leo Hendrik Baekeland patented a "Method of Making Insoluble Products of Phenol and Formaldehyde." Setting out to make an insulator, he invented the first true plastic and transformed the world.
The ball-point pen was invented by Ladislo Biro in 1938. A patent battle erupted; learn how Parker and Bic won the war.
A ballistic missile can be any of a variety of weapons systems that deliver explosive warheads to their targets by means of rocket propulsion.
The history and patents behind airships, balloons, blimps, dirigibles and zeppelins.
The first rubber balloons were made in 1824 by Professor Michael Faraday for use in his experiments with hydrogen.
Band-Aid® is the trademarked name for the 1920 invention belonging to Earle Dickson.
The first patents for bar code were issued to Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver on October 7, 1952.
In America, barbecue (or BBQ) originated in the late 1800's during Western cattle drives.
Don't fence me in -- all about the invention, development, and use of barbed wire.
The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler
The barometer was invented by Evangelista Torricelli in 1643.
The Bartholdi Fountain was designed by the same inventor of the Statue of Liberty.
The evolution of baseball bats changed the sport entirely - modern baseball was invented by Alexander Cartwright.
BASIC (Beginner's All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) was invented in 1964 by John Kemeny and Tom Kurtz.
James Naismith invented and named the game of basketball in 1891.
The history of ancient and modern plumbing from around the world - baths, toilets, water closets and sewage systems.
2000 was the 201th anniversary of the invention of the battery by Alessandro Volta
. How a Battery Works
The history of hair dryers, ironing curlers and other beauty appliances. The history of cosmetics and hair products.
The history of waterbeds, murphy beds and other kinds of beds. Lie down and read about the patents and history behind beds.
We can trace the beginning of beer far back beyond the dawn of recorded time. Apparently, beer was the first alcoholic beverage known to civilization.
Bells may be categorized as idiophones, instruments sounding by the vibration of resonant solid material, and more broadly as percussion instruments."
The history of beverages and the equipment that make them.
Stephen Poplawski invented the kitchen blender.
Learn about the history of Bic pens and other writing instruments.
The history of that foot-powered riding machine.
Eye glasses that see near and far.
The bikini was invented in 1946 and named after the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the site of the first atomic bomb testing. The designers of the bikini were two Frenchmen named Jacques Heim and Louis Reard.
"Bingo" originated from a game called Beano.
The first proposition to use biological methods to treat odorous compounds came as early as 1923.
Biometrics technology is used to uniquely identify or verify an individual through characteristics of the human body.
Dr. Charles Richard Drew was the first person to develop the blood bank.
Levi Strauss invented blue jeans.
Puzzle over the history of board games and other brain teasers.
Humans throughout recorded history have used various types of materials as body armor to protect themselves from injury in combat and other dangerous situations.
Babcock and Wilcox co-invented the water tube steam boiler, a safer and more efficient boiler.
The history of the boomerang and complete instructions on how to make your own.
In 1849, the Bourdon tube pressure gauge was patented by Eugene Bourdon.
It's 1913 and Mary Phelps Jacob's corset was not the undergarment to wear under her new shear evening gown. Patent for First Bra
The history of dental braces or the science of Orthodontics is complex, many different patents helped to create braces as we know them today.
Louis Braille invented braille printing.
There is a new technology called brain computer interface, and Braingate and John Donoghue are major players in this new field.
Brushes were used as early as 2,500,000 years ago.
The invention and history of chewing gum, bubble gum, gum wrappers, gum tins and bubble gum machines.
It is not certain who invented the first bulldozer, however, the bulldozer blade was in use before the invention of any tractor.
As an inventor, Robert Bunsen developed several methods of analyzing gases, however, he is best known for his invention of the Bunsen burner.
Ebenezer Butterick, together with his wife Ellen Augusta Pollard Butterick, invented the tissue paper dress pattern.
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