WORLDKINGS - On This Day – December 09, 2018 - Thomas Midgley, Jr.: Developed Tetraethyl Lead for Gasoline, in 1921
(Worldkings.org) Thomas Midgley, Jr. (May 18, 1889 - November 2, 1944), an American chemist, developed the tetraethyl lead (TEL) additive for gasoline and chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and held over a hundred patents.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – December 08, 2018 - Kingii wrist-worn floatation aid to keep you afloat
(Worldkings.org) Flotation vests save thousands of people from drowning every year, but they aren't of any use if they aren't actually worn. Despite their utility, many people choose not to wear such vests for reasons of comfort, fashion, or space, so Kingii is marketing what is calls the world’s smallest inflatable as an alternative. The focus of an Indiegogo campaign, the wrist-worn device is aimed at swimmers, surfers, sailors, and others who like getting their feet wet.
(Worldkings.org) Hutch, the interior design app that takes a photo of your room and virtually redecorates it, has raised $10 million in funding from real estate platform Zillow.
WORLDKINGS- On This Day – December 08, 2018 – Samuel F. O’Reilly patented the first electric tattoo machine based on Thomas A. Edison’s autographic printing pen, in 1891
(Worldkings.org) Samuel F. O’Reilly was born in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut to Irish immigrants Thomas O’Reilly and Mary Ann Hurley in May 1854. O'Reilly was a New York tattoo artist, who patented the first electric tattoo machine on December 8, 1891.
(Worldkings.org) The Sweepovac reduces your household work and makes life so much easier. In just 3 seconds it will remove all the small crumbs and debris that you brush up to it and it saves you having to bend down and use a dustpan.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – December 07, 2018 - Quadsaw drill attachment cuts perfect square holes in walls
(Worldkings.org) One clever tool can turn a fiddly, annoying job into a breeze – and the Quadsaw is such a solution for cutting square or rectangular holes in plaster walls.
(Worldkings.org) Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland FRSE(Hon) (November 14, 1863 – February 23, 1944) was a Belgian chemist. He is best known for the inventions of Velox photographic paper in 1893 and Bakelite in 1907. He has been called "The Father of the Plastics Industry” for his invention of Bakelite, an inexpensive, nonflammable and versatile plastic, which marked the beginning of the modern plastics industry.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day – December 06, 2018 - London Becomes 1st City to Introduce Licensed Taxi Cabs, in 1897.
(Worldkings.org) On December 6th, 1897, London, England became the world’s first city to host licensed taxicabs.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – December 04, 2018 - Hottlight: World’s 1st On-Demand Bathroom and Utility Heater
(Worldkings.org) Say goodbye to those cold morning bathroom days. Installs in seconds and warms up any room.
(Worldkings.org) MemoNote is a revolutionary digital e-writer. It is exquisitely designed with the five major functions you would need for your day to day activities namely; E-Writer Tablet, Power Bank, private notebook, reading light, and card holder.