(Worldkings.org) Isaac Merritt Singer (October 27, 1811 – July 23, 1875) was an American inventor, actor, and businessman.
(WorldKings.org) On September 19, 2018 , 150 girls of UCMAS Academy set a new world record for the World’s Longest Maths Relay Race at the Championship, according to World Book of Records (WBR) and Asia Book of Records. Moreover, it took them only 26 minutes and 26 seconds.
(Worldkings.org) On the 4 October, in 1675, Christian Huygens patented a pocket watch. Huygens was a Dutch astronomer and physicist who established the wave theory of light and made astronomical discoveries.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - September 28, 2018 - The third legal definition of the metre was adopted at the Paris General Conference in 1889
(Worldkings.org) In 1889, the third legal definition of the metre was adopted at the Paris General Conference.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – September 25, 2018 - CORAL Manta Uses Artificial Intelligence Technology to Monitor the Pool
(Worldkings.org) CORAL MANTA is the first and only computer vision based drowning detection system for residential swimming pools. It is the most innovative drowning detection system using Artificial Intelligence technology to track everyone in the pool and detect risk of drowning 24/7
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – September 22, 2018 - Eume backpack gives you a massage while you walk
(Worldkings.org) Eume's co-founder Naina Parekh told us that lugging a heavy gadget-filled backpack around the halls at CES prompted her to follow through on an idea that had been running through her mind in the months prior to the tech expo. That idea is the Eume backpack with built-in massager, designed to make your journey a little less of a strain.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – September 21, 2018 - Li'l robot dispenses treats to engage home-alone pets
(Worldkings.org) If you have a dog or cat that stays home alone all day, you likely worry about them being bored and inactive. Well, the Varram Pet Fitness Robot is designed to get them off their butts when no one is around.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - September 20, 2018 - Elisha Otis cuts an elevator cable and changes the Manhattan skyline in 1853
(Worldkings.org) When Elisha Otis had himself slowly hoisted on his elevating platform to stand suspended above the crowds at the New York Crystal Palace, the heart of the 1853 World’s Fair, he set out to shock.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – September 17, 2018 - Dynamic focused sound system beams music directly to a passenger's ears
(Worldkings.org) Listening to some tunes while driving is great if you're on your own, but if you have passengers with varied tastes then pleasing everyone can be a problem. We've seen the likes of Harman and Hyundai-Kia envelop individuals in their own audio bubbles, but the dynamic focused sound system being tested by car maker Seat at the moment promises to wirelessly deliver sound direct to a driver or passenger's ears.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - September 16, 2018 - Cocaine was first used as a local anaesthetic to immobilize a patient's eye for eye surgery by Carl Koller in 1884
(Worldkings.org) A medical breakthrough just four days old opens the eyes of ophthalmologists at a medical convention – cocaine works as a local anesthetic.