A brief history of nylon and the invention of nylon stockings.
Today I found out Super Glue was invented by accident, twice. Super Glue, also known as cyanoacrylate, was originally discovered in 1942 by Dr. Harry Coover, who by
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May 01, 2005 · In 1957, on a small plot in Anaheim, California, the powerful chemical and synthetics manufacturer Monsanto—working with two MIT architects—constructed
The toothbrush is an oral hygiene instrument used to clean the teeth, gums, and tongue. It consists of a head of tightly clustered bristles mounted on a handle which
Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, based on aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides. Nylon is a thermoplastic silky material that can be
Nylon Commandeered. Nylon was produced from chemicals vital to the war effort, and was also needed for parachutes. In addition, nylon was used to make rope stronger
Fascinating facts about the invention of the zipper by Gideon Sundback in 1913.
Great inventions can come from anywhere. Even the last place you would ever expect.
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Susan Freinkel’s book, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story. Combs are one of our oldest tools, used by humans across cultures