Who invented the string bass?

Answer Though its exact date of origin is unclear, the first name associated with the invention of the string or double bass is Hanns Vogel. Vogel made an ornately decorated "viol" (bowed, fretted and str... Read More »

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Who invented Silly String?

Robert P. Cox is usually attributed with inventing Silly String, but this is incorrect. It was Julius Samann who invented Silly String, but the concoction was not patented until 1972, when Cox and ... Read More »

Who invented the string of electric Christmas lights?

Thomas Edison invented the first strand of electric lights in 1880. The Library of Congress explains that Edison hung the lights outside his Menlo Park, New Jersey, laboratory during the Christmas ... Read More »

String Loading Instructions for Dual Line String Trimmers?

Getting rid of weeds, tall grass and other vegetation with your string trimmer often puts the plastic trimmer line in contact with hard objects, ranging from rocks to curbs. After a season's worth ... Read More »

How many feet of string are needed to string a tennis racket?

The length of string required to restring a tennis racket, will depend on the size, shape and weave pattern. If cutting your own string, it's suggested you aim for about 39 feet in length and that ... Read More »