According to the Discovery Channel's Curiosity website, the wheelbarrow was invented to transport heavy objects and to serve as a mobile barrier against China’s enemies. The first wheelbarrow did not have handles.Know More
According to Discovery Channel, the wheelbarrow has been around since the second century A.D. This one-wheeled cart is an invention of a Chinese military general named Jugo Liang.
Wheelbarrows are commonly used for gardening and construction. Household Tips by Fun Times Guide presents creative uses for wheelbarrows. Uses include using one to display items for sale during a yard sale, for hauling dirt, serving as a rack to store outdoor items, and transporting pet dogs or cats.Learn more about Inventions
Modern ice hockey rules were created by Canadian athlete, journalist and lawyer James George Aylwin Creighton. The first game of modern ice hockey was played in 1875 in Montreal, Canada. Ice hockey likely evolved from field hockey played in Northern Europe.Full Answer >
Yogurt has been part of the human diet since around 6000 to 5000 B.C and was first made in Central Asia. Yogurt sold in its frozen form was invented in the early 1970s by a dairy operator from New England named H.P. Hood.Full Answer >
Brahmagupta, a Hindu mathematician and astronomer, first used a dot underneath other numbers to represent the number zero in 628 A.D. He was the first to develop additive and subtractive operations that use zero.Full Answer >
The biggest inventions of 1994 were the CMOS image sensor and the first PlayStation games console. Other major inventions were the quantum cascade laser, the HIV protease inhibitor and the Segway.Full Answer >