Who invented the trash can with a foot pedal lid opener?

Answer The trash can with a foot-pedal lid opener was invented by Lillian Moller Gilbreth. A mother of 12 children, Gilbreth also patented kitchen appliances, including the electric food mixer and shelves... Read More »

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Is it illegal to drive with your left foot on the pedal?

It isn't illegal, but it's often ill-advised to drive with your left foot on the gas pedal, says Julie Duren, State Farm Insurance Agent. "This isn't a legal issue, as much as it is not as safe as ... Read More »

How to Make a Foot Pedal Work With Windows Media Player?

Foot pedals are helpful controllers for videographers who want to edit or transcribe their movie clips. Foot pedals allow you to access helpful shortcuts such as rewinding and fast-forwarding witho... Read More »

Who invented the trash compactor for small trash cans?

Several inventors patented trash compactors that resemble modern compactors, so it is difficult to trace a single inventor. M.S. Wells first patented an invention that crushed oil cans in 1941. The... Read More »

How to Install a Foot Pedal?

Foot pedals are used for many applications, such as transcriptions, that are done on a computer to control the recording that is being transcribed. Foot pedals can be used with many types of softwa... Read More »