Inventions

The "Tower of the Winds" (in Athens) is considered to be the first ever meteorological station. It features eight sundials, a water clock and a wind vane

The "Tower of the Winds" (in Athens) is considered to be the first ever meteorological station. It features eight sundials, a water clock and a wind vane

Peter Durand patented the tin can in 1810. Ezra Warner patented a can opener in 1858. In between, people used chisels and hammers.

Peter Durand patented the tin can in 1810. Ezra Warner patented a can opener in 1858. In between, people used chisels and hammers.