|A listing of Web
sites dedicated to providing a showcase for inventions. Read about these innovations, and investigate the many interesting
facts about why they were successful. Some may have made this a better place. They all
made a difference.
A Brief History of Innovation
Many of the revolutionary products of the last century sprang from small
companies. If you don't already appreciate the impact that entrepreneurial
businesses have had on your every waking hour, just try to imagine life without
these inventions. From: Inc. Magazine, Oct 2002 | By: Mary Kwak
The premium Internet multimedia encyclopedia. With 42,000 articles, atlas, Web links, and
more from Microsoft.
Important inventors and inventions of all time. A good site for quick and brief articles.
Inventions: A to Z
By Mary Bellis - your About.com Guide to Inventions.
Invention Facts and Myths
from The Great Idea
Invention facts and myths that are
meant to amaze and amuse you.
|Invention Dimension -
Celebrates inventor/innovator role models through outreach activities and annual
awards to inspire a new generation of American scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs.
INVENTIONS Change Our Lives
Some of the world's most important inventions were developed before
history was written.More recent inventions help us to travel faster,
communicate better, and live longer. From World Almanac for Kids.
Tons of patent history and list of books on inventions.
|Museum of Ancient Inventions
From the Smith College History of Science. Details on more than 40 inventions with brief
Inventors Hall of Fame
Located at Inventure Place, the online home of creative minds.
|Smithsonian: Inventors and
Virtual exhibits and in-depth explorations of invention topics. Access
to resources on the history of invention. Recording and collecting the work of inventors is the mission of
the Smithsonian - Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and
- Science and Nature: Machines: Inventions
Yahoo's site for kids has information about inventions which radically changed the way we
live. Good links page and see historic photos.