What was used before x-rays were invented?

Answer Before the invention of the X-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in 1895, physicians probed wounds or palpated areas around broken bones with their fingers. Sometimes they employed stethoscopes to list... Read More »

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What was used before headphones were invented?

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What was used before chairlifts were invented?

According to the International Skiing History Association, the first chairlift was at the Sun Valley Resort in 1936. Early versions of lifts for skiers included rope tows, “J-Bar” and “T-Barâ... Read More »

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What did people do before glasses were invented?

It seems glasses started to be used about 1450 (at least you start seeing people with glasses appearing in engravings, wood-cuts, paintings, etc starting about that time. Before this, for most peop... Read More »