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  1. Electric Toaster — 2018-10-12 13:33:05
    … ~-[[CategoryDomestic]] In 1893 MacMasters contacted the English electrical engineer Crompton & Co. with an idea. Alan Alexander MacMasters was a scientist and inventor from [[Scotland]], and had created a prototype electric toaster for bread. {{I…
  2. Antibiotics — 2018-08-25 00:36:50
    …Antibiotics :: {{Databox caption="Discovered" Image="Alexander_Fleming.jpg" Who="Alexander Fleming" width="" birth_date="06 Aug 1881" birth_place="" death_date="11 Mar 1955" death_place="" }} === Alexander Fle…
    …e none of these had impact that penicillin did, Fleming started the Antibiotic era. == Penicillin == British scientist Alexander Fleming was working in his laboratory at St. Mary’s Hospital in [[London]] when almost by accident, he discovered a n…
    … they found that even low levels of penicillin cured very serious infections, it saved many lives. For his discoveries, Alexander Fleming won the **Nobel Prize** in Physiology and Medicine. == A True Life Saver == With the success of penicillin, th…
  3. Toilet — 2018-07-24 21:40:11
    …f running water to flush it. === JF Brondel 1738 === In 1738, JF Brondel introduced the valve type flush toilet. === Alexander Cumming 1775 === Alexander Cumming improved the Brondel valve. Cumming was a watchmaker and mechanician from Edinburgh…
  4. Plastic — 2018-01-25 10:47:21
    …Plastic :: {{Databox caption="Inventor" Image="Alexparkes.jpg" width="200" title="Alexander Parkes" birth_date="December 29, 1813" birth_place="Birmingham" death_date="29 Jun 1890" death_place="" }} === Alexa…
    …CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] Parkes was born December 29, 1813, Birmingham, [[Warwickshire]], [[England]]. Alexander was a British chemist and inventor noted for his development of various industrial processes and materials and for havi…
    …ubstance.” In 1856, he patented the process of waterproofing woven fabrics by the use of such materials. {{Image url="Alexander_Parkes_Blue_Plaque.jpg" class="left" width="300" title="Blue plaque on the old Birmingham Science Museum" }}Parkes int…
  5. Loudspeaker — 2017-11-09 10:51:35
    … url="LodgeLoudspeaker.jpg" class="left" title="Lodge Loudspeaker" width="" }} ::c:: == Early Speakers == [[Telephone|Alexander Graham Bell]] created the first practical //'transmitter'// for his telephone in 1877 that was improved by Siemens. It …
  6. Cary Grant — 2017-07-15 13:18:34
    …ry Grant" birth_date="18/1/1904" birth_place="" death_date="29/11/1986" death_place="" }} [[Entertainment]]== Archibald Alexander Leach == Hollywood actor Cary Grant starred in over 70 films. === Bristol England 1904 === Actor Cary was born **'Arc…
  7. Hypodermic Syringe — 2017-06-13 16:45:32
    …Hypodermic Syringe :: [[Medical]]=== Alexander Wood 1853 === {{Databox Caption="Hypodermic syringe" image="Alexander_Wood.jpg" Who="Alexander Wood" birth_date="10 December 1817" birth_place="Fife, Scotland" death_date="26 February 188…
    … (1817 – 1884) born in [[Scotland]] invented the first hypodermic needle that used a true syringe and hollow needle. Alexander Wood was the first to develop a syringe with a needle fine enough to pierce the skin in 1853. Charles Gabriel Pravaz o…
  8. Telephone — 2017-05-16 10:26:05
    … in the U.S. for the next 19 years. The unit used to measure the intensity of a sound, the **'decibel'** is named after Alexander Graham Bell. == Back in Britain == {{Image url="AlexBellTelephone.jpg" class="left" title="Early Bell Telephone" width…
  9. Celluloid — 2016-06-23 12:42:25
    …Celluloid :: [[CategoryScience]] == Celluloid == === Alexander Parkes 1856 === {{redirect page="Plastic"}}…

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