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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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 »

Will the PS3 Rock Band foot pedal fit on the Xbox 360?

Rock Band-based pedals use a 1/5-inch adapter, which works with any console. This means you can purchase a Sony PlayStation 3 pedal and use it on a Microsoft Xbox 360 or Nintendo Wii drum kit.Sourc... Read More »

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 »