Inventions

The word "utopia" is a pun. It comes from the Greek word for "good place" but also "no place." It's good, but it doesn't exist.

The word "utopia" is a pun. It comes from the Greek word for "good place" but also "no place." It's good, but it doesn't exist.

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.