Invention ideas should be documented and outlined as to how the invention works and benefits potential consumers. The next step is to patent the idea to prevent someone from stealing the invention idea. A prototype of th... More »

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Invention convention ideas include a mechanism for making a bed, a protective helmet for water sports and an utensil sorter. The utensil sorter makes doing dishes simpler and more enjoyable. More »

Sir Francis Bacon's greatest contribution was developing the Baconian method, also known as empiricism and the scientific method. Coupled with his belief that knowledge and science are to be used for the relief of humani... More »

Credit for the invention of calculus is generally given to Sir Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, both of whom published a series of works on the subject in the late 1600s and early 1700s. Although both deve... More »

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Two people are credited with the invention of the French horn: Heinrich Stoelzel and Friedrich Bluhmel. The French horn was invented in the 19th century based on designs that dated back to the 16th century. More »

The phonograph changed society in much the same way that the first musical notation or the invention of the metronome changed the way musical tempo was measured and written; it provided a mechanical means of spreading mu... More »

The modern, ring-shaped donut, more commonly written as doughnut, is attributed to a 1847 invention by an American ship captain, named Hansen Gregory. The donut, with a hole in the middle, is based on the traditional Dut... More »

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