Who invented the aglet?

Answer Despite rumors that the aglet--the plastic tip on the end of a shoelace--was invented by a man named Eddie Aglet, this is unsubstantiated. In truth, no one knows for certain which culture is respon... Read More »

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How to Make a Shoelace Aglet?

An aglet is that clear thing on the end of your shoelace... did it fall off? Here's how to make a new one!

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 »