The First ‘Kodak Moment&...

Jul 25, 2014 by

Ever wondered when the first ‘Kodak moment’ was? In this article we take a lightening tour through the history of the camera.

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The Fax Machine

Jan 31, 2014 by

Believe it or not, the fax machine was invented over 165 years ago ! In this article we look at how this irreplacable office tool came about.

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“I want to ride my bicyc...

Apr 26, 2013 by

Freddie Mercury might well never have sung ‘I want to ride my bicycle” had he had to use the 1st bike invented in 1818 and called ‘The bone shaker’.

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Lifts – the ‘verti...

Feb 1, 2013 by

Without the invention of the lift (or elevator if you’re American) mankind wouldn’t be able to build buildings higher than 4 stories, cities would sprawl ever outwards not upwards and consume ever more greenbelt land. In this article we look at this wonderful ‘vertical railway’

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The Origin of the Saxophone

Nov 23, 2012 by

The saxophone is a truly versatile instrument. Used in Rock, Jazz, Blues & Classical music. Sexy, funky & cool … but when and how was it invented?

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Canned Food

Oct 26, 2012 by

We take food preserved in cans for granted today. But when and who invented the process ?

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