When were staples invented?

Answer The staple has origins dating back to the 1800s, when toolmakers in the court of Louis XV of France first designed them. The item we know today as a stapler was created by inventor George W. McGill... Read More »

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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 binoculars invented?

In the mid-1850s, Ignazio Porro patented the binocular design using two prisms placed in the shape of a Z, according to Binoculars Information. Binoculars were used shortly after in the Civil War.S... Read More »

When were buttons invented?

Buttons were first invented around 2000 BC, during the Bronze Age of southern Asia. Buttons were not used as fasteners when they first debuted, and were simply worn for decoration. Early buttons w... Read More »

When were crayons invented?

Crayons were invented in 1903 by the chemicals company Binney and Smith. The brand name "Crayola" was invented by Alice Stead Binney, the wife of one of the founders, Edwin Read More »