Rabies was discovered as a human disease by Girolamo Fracastoro, a 16th century Italian physician. The disease has been recognized as an animal disease for thousands of years. The rabies vaccine was developed in 1885 by ... More »

VETCO clinics, Fixnation and some veterinary clinics affiliated with the Humane Society and the Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals usually offer cheap rabies vaccines. Some cities offer free but limited rabies v... More »

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To find free rabies vaccines for pets, start by contacting your local animal shelter or Humane Society. These organizations often give free or low-cost rabies vaccinations at their own clinics, or they can direct you to ... More »

The first artificial refrigerator was invented by renowned Scottish physician William Cullen in 1755. After the cumbersome device produced a small amount of ice through delicate, manual labor, refrigeration technology wa... More »

Anaximander, a Greek philosopher who lived in Miletus in the 6th century, is credited with the invention of the first map. The earliest known maps are related to the sky, and date back to 16,500 B.C. More »

The history of clocks includes timekeeping and sundials established thousands of years ago by ancient civilizations, water clocks in the second century B.C. and the tower clock in the 11th century A.D. Europeans built th... More »

Modern dry cleaning was invented by two men in the mid-19th century: a Frenchman, Jean Baptiste Jolly, and an American, Thomas Jennings. Though their discoveries occurred independently of each other, they both used vario... More »