What year was slinky invented?

Answer Richard James accidentally discovered the idea behind the slinky in 1943. James was working with tension springs at his job as a naval engineer. The official debut of the slinky came during the 194... Read More »

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Who invented the slinky toy?

The Slinky was created by Richard James, a Philadelphia-area engineer who, in 1943, was attempting to create a spring that could stabilize equipment aboard ships during World War II. His wife, Bett... Read More »

Who invented pickleball&what year was it invented?

Pickleball was invented in 1965 by Joel Pritchard and Bill Bell. The court included a badminton net that had been lowered to a height of 36 inches. A plastic ball was used along with paddles that w... Read More »

What mission did nasa take a slinky with?

What mission number did NASA take a slinky into space?