History of the Telephone Number: Early Years

History of the Telephone Number: Early Years

On March 10, 1876, when Alexander Graham Bell made his famous first telephone call, uttering, “Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you,” to his assistant, there was no need for telephone numbers or e...

History of the Curling Iron

History of the Curling Iron

History of the curling iron. Is there such a thing or is the curling iron just a modern invention? Each generation is the same. We think we have invented something new when perhaps all we have done is...

History of Educational Technology

History of Educational Technology

There is no written evidence which can tell us exactly who has coined the phrase educational technology. Different educationists, scientists and philosophers at different time intervals have put forwa...

History of the Hybrid Car

History of the Hybrid Car

Some people do believe that hybrid means started in the early 1900’s. In fact, hybrid vehicles have been around longer than you think they are. The start of the hybrid technology was believed to be in...

History Of Fireplace Stoves

History Of Fireplace Stoves

The origin of the modern heating stove is intertwined with the history of domestic heating and cooking. From the Iron Age onwards humans, sought to cook food and heat their homes with a fire source co...

History of Strength and Conditioning Science

History of Strength and Conditioning Science

Early records of strength training date back to 3600 BC when Chinese emperors made their subjects exercise daily (Webster 1976). During the Chou Dynasty subjects were required to pass weight- lifting ...

History of Modern Plumbing

History of Modern Plumbing

Plumbing technology has progressive very little since men emerged from their caves and began walking upright. It’s not because the greatest engineers and artists have resisted the urge to mess with th...

History of Computers – Briefly Put

History of Computers – Briefly Put

The need to carry out complicate calculations has culminated the computer from its mechanical roots of relays and movable parts. While calculating devices have been around since around 3000 BC, modern...

History of the Paris Convention

History of the Paris Convention

During the last century, before the existence of any international convention in the field of industrial character, it was hard to find protection for industrial character rights in the various countr...

History of the Usenet

History of the Usenet

In 1979 two students at Duke University decided to replace the out of use Bulletin Board System used by the university for local announcements. The two students, Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis, with some ...

History of the Telephone — from Bell to VoIP and Beyond

History of the Telephone — from Bell to VoIP and Beyond

Everyone knows the story of Alexander Graham Bell inventing the telephone. There’s the story of Bell’s first words, “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you,” that’s indelibly printed on our brains f...

History of the Inclinometer

History of the Inclinometer

Early inclinometers or clinometers were made up of two basic parts, one of which is a flat side, or base, on which it stands, and the second a hollow disk just half filled with some heavy liquid. The ...

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