Who invented gumballs?

Answer According to May 2, 2001, article in The Free Lance-Star, an anonymous German grocer in New York City invented the gumball in 1910. As the story goes, he was upset that his gum wasn't selling and t... Read More »

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How do I get rid of gumballs from trees?

SprayBuy a spray at your home improvement store that contains ethephon. This is a chemical that helps kill nuisance fruits, like the seed pods of the sweet gum tree, which are also known as gumball... Read More »

Who invented invented the vacuum cleaner?

The first upright vacuum cleaner was invented by a janitor in Canton, Ohio- James Spangler in 1907. On June 2, 1908, he received US Patent Number 889,823 for a Carpet Sweeper and Cleaner.

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 »

Who invented the bullet train and when was it invented?

Japan's "Bullet Train" was developed by Dr. Hideo Shima (1901 - 1998). Dr. Shima began investigations in 1948 and in 1958 it was decided to go ahead with a new line which followed the Tokaido road... Read More »