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Mary Bellis

Updated Articles and Resources

By Mary Bellis

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Who Invented the Selfie? Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Several people have laid claim to being the inventor of the selfie. Let's take a look at the history of the selfie, the impact of the selfie on society, selfie addiction, and can anyone really claim to be the inventor.
    • History of the Atomic - The Manhattan Project Created: Saturday, August 18, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Albert Einstein and other scientists told Roosevelt of Nazi Germany efforts to build an atomic bomb - the United States Government began the Manhattan Project that produced the first atomic bomb."<...
    • Who Invented Synthetic Meat? Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Cloning stem cells scientist have been able to grow synthetic meat, the first step towards kill-free hamburger?
    • Robert Oppenheimer - Manhattan Project Created: Sunday, May 03, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Chief among the people who unleashed the power of the atom was Robert Oppenheimer, who oversaw the Manhattan project from conception to completion.
    • The Invention of Radio Created: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      An outline of the development of radio technology - radio owes its development to two other inventions the telegraph and the telephone.
    • The History of Bubble and Chewing Gum Created: Monday, June 26, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      A little chewing gum history from Thomas Adams and tire chicle to the Diemer's first bubble gum.
    • Otis Boykin invented an improved electrical resistor Created: Friday, February 26, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Otis Boykin invented an improved electrical resistor
    • Pictorial Timeline of Automobiles Created: Thursday, September 01, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      A pictorial timeline outlining the history and development of automobiles.
    • Different Types of Jet Engines Created: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      The different types of jet engines.
    • How a Laser Works Created: Friday, November 30, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Lasers are possible because of the way light interacts with electrons.
    • History of Lasers Created: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Information on laser history including the Ruby and Maser Laser Gordon Gould Arthur Schawlow Theodore Maiman
    • Tea History Created: Saturday, June 11, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      The history of tea and tea drinking customs and who invented tea bags
    • The Cotton Gin Patent Created: Thursday, November 10, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin on March 14 1794.
    • Andrew Jackson Beard Created: Friday, December 02, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      The original patent drawing of black inventor Andrew Jackson Beard.
    • How to Do a Patent Search For New Inventors and Students Created: Sunday, April 24, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Finding patents with a patent search is almost like being a detective.
    • Kid Inventions - Inventions for School Created: Monday, September 17, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Young inventors and their school inventions - safety fingerprint gun - peace chip - ocean city - cleaner-up - tree planting machine - oil-sucker-upper - universal recycling machine.
    • Kid Inventions Created: Sunday, April 03, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      We are proud to present a showcase for kid inventions from children K-6 chosen from the Kid's Forum at Blue Print Earth.
    • Bad Predictions Created: Sunday, March 25, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Some of the greatest inventions in the world at one point in time received bad predictions that they would not succeed.
    • 19th Century Timeline Created: Friday, November 14, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Learn about the famous inventions of the 19th Century, a period of rapid technological progress that took place during the 1800s, when many of the inventions we still use or know about today were first invented. Written in chronological order this timeline is extremely easy to use and includes links to indepth materials on each event.
    • 18th Century Timeline 1700 - 1799 Created: Friday, November 14, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      The 18th century gave birth to the first Industrial Revolution - the birth of modern manufacturing when steam engines replaced animal labor.
    • 15th Century Timeline 1400 - 1499 Created: Thursday, November 20, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      The inventions and history of the 15th century - the 15th century gave birth to the Renaissance Era and the Age of Discovery.
    • Timeline of Inventions Created: Sunday, December 07, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Timeline of inventions - complete with leads to detailed articles and photos
    • The History of the Internet Created: Saturday, June 24, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      From ARPAnet the first internet - timelines and heros that brought us to the internet including Tim Berners-Lee.
    • Tim Berners-Lee Created: Saturday, January 24, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Tim Berners-Lee was the man leading the development of the World Wide Web.
    • The History of HTML Created: Friday, January 19, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and HTML or hypertext markup language.
    • Twitter Created: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      To tweet or not to tweet that is the question. Also, what is twitter and who invented this social networking website for micro-blogging.
    • Fig Newton Created: Thursday, May 12, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Charles Roser won fame for creating the Fig Newton cookies recipe before selling it to Nabisco.
    • Trademarks - Understanding Trademarks Created: Friday, September 02, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      What is a trademark and how do you use the trademark symbol?
    • The History of Plumbing Created: Thursday, September 21, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Ancient and modern plumbing histories from around the world - bathes and showers and toilets and water closets.
    • New York Famous People Created: Sunday, January 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      What famous people come from New York?
    • New Jersey Famous People Created: Sunday, January 18, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      What famous people come from New Jersey?
    • Maryland Famous People Created: Monday, January 26, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      What famous people come from Maryland?

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