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David Crosthwait

Heat Transfer 

David Crosthwait (1898-1976), inventor and authority on heat transfer, ventilation, and air conditioning, was born in Nash

George Crum

Potato Chip

The fine details surrounding the invention of one of the United States' favorite snack foods are somewhat haz

Marie Curie

Radioactivity Theory

Poland-born Maria Sklodowska Curie is remembered as one of the world’s most brilliant scientists.

Leonard Cutler

Commercial Cesium Clock

Leonard Cutler was a pioneer in the field of ultraprecise timekeeping standards and devices for over forty years.

Howard Dananberg

Insolia Shoe Sole

Women around the world have for centuries enthusiastically chosen to wear high-heeled shoes in the name of fashion, des

Newman Darby


In the summer of 1964, a new sport was born out of an idea conceived by Newman Darby while vacationing on Wyoming Mount

Charles Darrow


The board game Monopoly™ was itself the winner in a field of real estate games.

Mark Dean and Dennis Moeller

Industry Standard Architecture System

When you plug your printer, keyboard, or monitor into your PC, the majority of the time you'll find that it simply works,

George DeCell


Every parent knows that young children love to put just about any object they can find into their mouths, and that means s

John Deere

Self-Polishing Cast Steel Plow

John Deere, pioneer, inventor, and entrepreneur, singlehandedly revolutionized American agriculture by developing and m

Lee DeForest

Triode Amplifier

Lee De Forest (1873-1961) invented the device that made wireless radio broadcasting practicable: the "triode" or "audio