All Discussions Tagged 'SteamPunk' (6)

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Air Conditioning & Ice Making

Willis Carrier invented modern electric air conditioning in 1902.  Dr. John Gorrie  Invented mechanical cooling in 1842.

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2 Jun 7
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Mauser 1896 "Broomhandle"

C96 history Quick ID page Sweeping History of the Broomhandle The Mauser C96 aka 1896 aka "Broomhandle" was the first successful automa…

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7 Jun 4
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"Action at a Distance"

What "Action at a Distance" means "In physics, action at a distance is the concept that an object can be moved, changed, or otherwise affe…

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7 May 1
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Radio

While attempts at radio-like transmissions began in the 1830 Guglielmo Marconi successfully transmitted and received what would come to be…

Started by Captain

10 Feb 27
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Plywood {1797}

Plywood History Laminated wood veneer was patented in 1797 although laminating hide, wood, and cloth for strength was used to make stronge…

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2 Nov 30, 2017
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Braces aka Suspenders

History Albert Thurston During the 1820s, British clothing designer Albert Thurston began to mass manufacture "braces", the British word f…

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2 Jun 8, 2017
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