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tea bags

In 1904, tea bags were invented accidentally. The inventor, Thomas Sullivan, decided that it was cheaper to send small samples to potential customers in silk bags instead of boxes. The recipients believed they were meant to be dunked and soon Sullivan was flooded with orders for his “tea bags.”

  • 18/07/2016

So here is the absolute fact behind the invention of the most convenient tea bags. A good cup of tea is a great source of energy for the whole day. And for those tea lovers who need it anytime of the day, the creation of tea bags took place. In 1904, a New York tea … Continue reading “In 1904, tea bags were invented accidentally. The inventor, Thomas Sullivan, decided that it was cheaper to send small samples to potential customers in silk bags instead of boxes. The recipients believed they were meant to be dunked and soon Sullivan was flooded with orders for his “tea bags.””

bubble wrap

The inventors of Bubble Wrap, Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes, were originally trying to make 3d plastic wallpaper, which was a failure.

  • 17/07/2016

What if you come to know that the bubble wrap which we used to pop for amusement purpose in our childhood, was a flaw created by its inventors? The story behind this goes like this- In 1957 two inventors known as Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes were trying to create a three-D plastic wall covering … Continue reading “The inventors of Bubble Wrap, Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes, were originally trying to make 3d plastic wallpaper, which was a failure.”

Baseball was first invented in England- “showed the game was a well-established sport in the 18th Century and was played by men and women… played in the UK more than 20 years before American independence.”

  • 15/07/2016

Baseball game which is known as America’s national sport was first played in Britain. The initial known reference to baseball is a 1744 British Journal “A Little Pretty Pocket-Book”, by John Newbery. It contains a rhymed explanation of baseball and a block that shows a field set-up slightly comparable to the modern game—however in a … Continue reading “Baseball was first invented in England- “showed the game was a well-established sport in the 18th Century and was played by men and women… played in the UK more than 20 years before American independence.””

AK-47

Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47, greatly regretted having invented the weapon, and is quoted as saying “I would prefer to have invented a machine that people could use and that would help farmers with their work, for example, a lawnmower.”

  • 14/07/2016

“Blame the Nazi Germans for making me become a gun designer … I always wanted to construct agriculture machinery.” These were the words of the man who was behind the invention of the famous rifle AK-47. Lieutenant-General Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov is known for developing the universally great origination of AK-47 attack rifle and its advances, … Continue reading “Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47, greatly regretted having invented the weapon, and is quoted as saying “I would prefer to have invented a machine that people could use and that would help farmers with their work, for example, a lawnmower.””

Howard Hughes

Billionaire Howard Hughes stored his own urine in bottles.

  • 12/07/2016

How can someone store urine in a jar? I have heard of people storing urine for testing purpose but never heard of storing it in bottles or jars and preserving it. I came across such a fact about Howard Hughes while reading random myths and theories about urine. He used to store urine in jars. … Continue reading “Billionaire Howard Hughes stored his own urine in bottles.”

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