WORLDKINGS - On This Day - October 15, 2018 - Dr William Thomas Green Morton 1st public use of ether in 1846
(Worldkings.org) William Thomas Green Morton (August 9, 1819 – July 15, 1868) was an American dentist who first publicly demonstrated the use of inhaled ether as a surgical anesthetic in 1846. The promotion of his questionable claim to have been the discoverer of anesthesia became an obsession for the rest of his life.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - October 14, 2018 - The children's book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A. A. Milne, is first published in 1926
(Worldkings.org) Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear, is a fictional anthropomorphic teddy bear created by English author A. A. Milne.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 13, 2018 - Customize Your Kicks With $500 ShiftWear E-Ink Shoes
(Worldkings.org) The New York-based company in 2015 annihilated its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, collecting a whopping $925,802 to make on-the-go customizable kicks.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 13, 2018 - Lifeprint’s augmented reality photos get the most obvious Harry Potter partnership ever
(Worldkings.org) When Lifeprint first launched its augmented reality printer back in 2016, it seems like almost the entire internet made the same connection: that looks a whole lot like the moving pictures in the Harry Potter books and movies.
(Worldkings.org) Easily control the aromas in your space with the Scentee Machina Smart Room Diffuser.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 12, 2018 - There are now vending machines in London that dry-clean your laundry
(Worldkings.org) Time-pressed Londoners now have an easy way to get their dry-cleaning done thanks to a new vending-machine service launching there this week.
(Worldkings.org) A young polio sufferer at Children's Hospital in Boston becomes the first person to use the iron lung artificial respirator. Her recovery from respiratory failure is nearly instantaneous.
(Worldkings.org) Make perfect eggs every time with the Dash Rapid Electric Egg Cooker.
(Worldkings.org) Drink more water when you have The Right Cup Flavored Water Cup. Free of preservatives, additives, and sugar, this zero-calorie cup simply adds a tasty flavor to your water.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - October 11, 2018 - John Rand patented a collapsible tube used for products like toothpaste in 1841
(Worldkings.org) John Goffe Rand (1801–1873) lived and worked in Boston, London, and New York as a portrait painter and inventor. Rand invented and patented the first collapsible artist's paint tube.