When were spectacles invented?

Answer According to legend, St. Jerome invented spectacles sometime between 350 and 420 AD. Travelers' tales site China as the original center of glasses but the Chinese may have learned about spectacles ... Read More »

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How did humans see before glasses (spectacles) were invented?

Contrary to popular belief they had very poor eyesight. With no artificial lighting their eyes would be straining almost constantly. For example, if a person wanted to read or do embroidery during ... Read More »

If you wear spectacles or contacts , how old were you when you first got them?

1st grade. i remember they were big and purple ::quiver::

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 »

When were Snickers invented?

The Snicker brand candy bar was invented by Frank Mars in 1930. Mars, the founder of Mars confections added peanuts to an existing nougat, chocolate and caramel treat to create the now famous Snick... Read More »