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How the first American patent was used to make gunpowder
The first patent was issued on July 31, 1790 to Samuel Hopkins of Philadelphia.
Abraham Lincoln is the only U.S. President to hold a patent
The President of the United States is quite a title to hold. Great Americans have held the office since George…
The fascinating life of the man who invented the… saxophone?
The favoured instrument of the likes of Lisa Simpsons, former President Bill Clinton, and the co-author of this article and founder of TodayIFoundOut, the saxophone has variously been described as everything from “the most moving and heart-gripping…
Russian patent literally looks like flying AK-47
Kalashnikov’s AK-47 represents a timeless design and an instantly recognizable icon of warfare, but one thing it cannot do is fly. But Russian arms maker Almaz-Antey
7 insane American inventions from the Victorian Era
The steampunk movement is most associated with a definitive style of fashion and design which incorporates aspects of Victorian fashion accessorized with industrial materials. Most steampunk-inspired pieces — be it costumes or objects — are fant…