James Russell invented the compact disc in 1965. Russell was granted a total of 22 patents for various elements of his system.
The history of the magnetic compass.
An index to famous persons in the computer business, over twenty-six fully illustrated features cover the history of computers from 1936 until today.
On April Fool's Day, 1976, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs released the Apple I computer and started Apple Computers.
Dietrich Prinz wrote the original chess playing program for a general purpose computer.
This history is more fun than a joy stick. Steve Russell invented the computer game called "SpaceWar." Nolan Bushnell invented the game called "Pong."
The invention of the modern computer keyboard began with the invention of the typewriter.
Compact disks, the computer mouse, computer memory, disk drives, printers and other peripherals are discussed.
The history of printers used with computers.
ERMA began as a project for the Bank of America in an effort to computerize the banking industry.
Concrete was invented by Joseph Monier.
The history of construction and building materials.
See the history of eyeglasses come alive - from the oldest known glass lens to modern contact lenses.
Enjoy some snack food history - learn how the Fig Newton got named.
Sir James Dewar was the co-inventor of cordite, a smokeless gunpowder.
Our illustrated history of cork extractors explains the origins of this humble invention, found in households all over the world.
The kooky history of Corn Flakes.
Percy Lavon Julian synthesized the medicines physostigmine for glaucoma and cortisone. Lewis Sarett invented a synthetic version of the hormone cortisone.
The history of cosmetics and hair products.
Sally Fox invented naturally colored cotton.
The history of cotton candy - how they make cotton candy.
Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin on March 14, 1794. The cotton gin is a machine that separates seeds, hulls and other unwanted materials from cotton after it has been picked. See Also - Cotton Gin - Patent Drawing
Who invented cotton swabs or Q-tips.
GM developed this test device nearly 20 years ago, to provide a biofidelic measurement tool -- a crash dummy that behaves very similarly to human beings.
Crayon history - from the Crayola Company whose founders invented the first crayon.
Seymour Cray was the inventor of the Cray Supercomputer.
Spend some time on the history of money.
The history of cricket and cricket equipment.
Crinolines appeared in the late 1840s.
The crossword puzzle was invented by Arthur Wynne.
Unstopped by his blindness, Ralph Teetor invented cruise control.
Carl Sontheimer invented the Cuisinart.
Ernest Lawrence invented the cyclotron, a device that greatly increased the speed with which projectiles could be hurled at atomic nuclei.
If you cannot find what you want by the name of the invention.