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Famous Inventions : A to Z

Research the history of famous inventions - past and present.

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Soldier and horse, both wearing gas masks.

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Garbage Bag

Harry Wasylyk invented the green garbage bag.

Gas Mask

The history of gas masks. See Also - Garrett Morgan, Cluny MacPherson

Gatling Gun

In 1861, Doctor Richard Gatling patented the Gatling Gun

Gasoline

The history of automotive fuel.

Genetic Engineering Related

Herbert Boyer and Stanley Cohen invented a method of cloning genetically engineered molecules in foreign cells.

Geobond ®

Patricia Billings invented a indestructible and fireproof building material.

Geodesic Domes

Geodesic domes were invented in 1954 by Richard Buckminster Fuller.

Gerber Variable Scale

Joseph Gerber invented the Gerber Variable Scale® and the GERBERcutter®.

Ghost Detectors

Who invented the ghost detector? the history of ghost detecting.

Glass - Glasses

Learn about glass throughout the ages from the bronze age to contemporary glass. Eye glasses from the oldest known glass lens to the first pair of spectacles invented by Salvino D'Armate and beyond.

Gliders

Samuel Langley created early air gliders equipped with internal combustion engines.

Glossary

A glossary is a list of word definitions restricted to a very specific subject.

Glow in the Dark Products

Phosphorus and its various compounds are phosphorescents, or materials that glow in the dark - Before knowing what phosphorus was, its glowing properties have been reported in ancient writings

Glue

Around 1750, the first glue patent was issued in Britain for a fish glue.

Golf Related

The game has advanced from one played with simple hand made clubs and leather balls stuffed with feathers to the game we know today, based on clubs designed by computer using advanced materials such as titanium and zirconia.

Google

Larry Page and Sergey Brin invented Google.

GPS/Global Positioning System

GPS or the Global Positioning System was invented by the U.S. Department of Defense

Graham Crackers

Sylvester Graham invented Graham Crackers in 1829.

Grain Elevator

In 1842, the first grain elevator was built in Buffalo, NY.

Gramophone

Emile Berliner invented the disk gramophone, the first record player to use disks. The history of the gramophone. See Also - Photos of Gramophone, Sounds of a Gramophone

Grenade

The word "grenade" comes from the French word for pomegranate, early grenades looked like pomegranates.

Grocery Bag

Margaret Knight was an employee in a paper bag factory when she invented a new machine part to make square bottoms for paper bags.

Guitar

The history behind the universally popular string instrument played by plucking or strumming.

Guillotine

The history of the guillotine, the last execution and more.

Gum

The invention and history of chewing gum and bubble gum, gum wrappers, tins and bubble gum machines.

Gummi Candy

Hans Riegel invented gummi bears during the 1920s.

Guns

The history of guns and firearms.

Gyroscope

The history of gyroscopes.

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