Who invented the toy jack-in-the-box?

Answer The first documented toy jack-in-the-box was made by a clock maker in Germany during the first part of the 16th Century. After he created it as a gift for the son of a prince, demand for the toy gr... Read More »

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When and who invented the scissor jack?

Forms of mechanical and hydraulic jacks have been created in slightly different permutations many times. What is today known as the "scissor jack" was patented in 1994 by Lu Chung-Tai. The patent h... Read More »

Who invented the Cracker Jack?

Cracker Jack, caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts, was introduced by F.W. Rueckheim and his brother Louis at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. The name Cracker Jack was copyrighted by the brothers i... Read More »

Who invented the jack hammer?

Charles Brady King was an automotive pioneer, artist and inventor who was born in California and lived in Detroit, Michigan. According to the Chicago Tribune, King filed the patent for the first pn... Read More »

How do I Carve Jack the Pumpkin King Into a Jack-O-Lantern?

Pumpkin carving has been around for centuries and began in Ireland. The story is told many different ways depending who you ask, but the main theme is a man named Jack and a lantern he made from a ... Read More »