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The history of the origin of things

The history of the origin of things
When people think of ancient civilizations, a lack of technological advancement and a primitive lifestyle are usually the first things that come to mind. However, many of the everyday things that we take for granted were actually invented long ago.

The prototype bike scooter was the end of the XVII century, which was a bar on two wheels - front and rear. Sitting on such a "selerifere" (ie bystrohode), repelled the rider kicking off the ground, and then pursed them, while balancing to keep from ... Read more

In the chapter devoted to the invention of the telegraph, it has commented on the fact that in 1820 it was discovered the interaction between the electric current flowing in the conductor, and the magnetic needle. This phenomenon has been well explai... Read more

The pipeline
In the second half of the nineteenth century received a new development of the ancient pipeline transport. Great was the idea to use the pipeline to transport oil and gas. Thus was solved the problem of shipping oil from distant fields to refineries,... Read more

Rolling mill
Rolling - one of the most important inventions made by man during his centuries of love with metals. It has been long been observed that products having the same cross section along its entire length (e.g., rails, angles, beams, plates, rods) is much... Read more

Concrete invention preceded the opening of cement - a special binder that can harden after adding water to it. In 1796, Englishman Parker by firing a mixture of clay and lime was romantsement - the first in the history of the brand of cement. In subs... Read more

Machine revolution in the 70s of XIX century has affected even such a seemingly distant from the area of ‚Äč‚Äčtechnology, as the letter. For centuries, people used for tracing written characters only his hand. With the invention of the typewriter he... Read more

The invention Bullock was soon complemented by important innovations in the typesetting case. Up until the beginning of the XIX century, the production of a set of characters and remained tame and little changed in nature since the time of Gutenberg.... Read more

Rotary machine
One of the most remarkable events in the history of technology is the emergence in the middle of the XIX century skoropechatnoy rotary engine, which allowed thousands of times to increase the production of publications, especially newspapers and maga... Read more

For several centuries, people have been known to only one explosive - black powder, widely used both in war and peace during blasting operations. But the second half of the XIX century was marked by the invention of a whole family of new explosives, ... Read more

Matches for decades been one of the most important elements of human life, and today play an important role in our daily use. Normally, striking matches on the box, we even do not think about what chemical reactions occur in the second and much ingen... Read more


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