When were foil balloons invented?

Answer Foil balloons, commonly referred to as Mylar balloons, were invented in the late 1970s for the New York City Ballet. These balloons are usually made of aluminum-coated sheets of plastic and nylon.S... Read More »

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Who invented helium balloons?

Norman Lockyer discovered helium in 1868. Latex balloons were developed by Neil Tillotson during the great depression. Together with Latex and Mylar for balloons to stretch, the helium balloon was ... Read More »

Do helium balloons or air-filled balloons last longer?

Air-filled balloons last longer than helium balloons. The average lifespan of a helium balloon is eight to twelve hours (the larger the balloon, the longer it lasts). A special treatment called HI-... Read More »

When were cell phones invented&who were they made by?

Martin Cooper invented the cell phone in 1973, and Motorola was its maker. The phone was much bigger and heavier than today's models. Called the DynaTAC, the phone did not go one sale until 10 year... Read More »

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