Monthly Archives: November 2015

Chester Greenwood Invents Earmuffs, 1873

By |November 30th, 2015|

Chester Greenwood, thank you for keeping our ears warm! Did you know that March 13 is Earmuff Day in the United States? It was on […]

Hands-On Basketball Invented by 9 year-old

By |November 30th, 2015|

Hands-On Basketball is a basketball that shows children where to place their hands when playing the game. Chris Hass was just nine years old in 1994 when […]

Elsie MacGill Invents New Airplane

By |November 30th, 2015|

Elsie MacGill once said, “I was always a sort of Miss Fix-it around the house. I was interested in radio work so I started out […]

Jacques Plante Invents the Hockey Goalie Mask, 1959

By |November 22nd, 2015|

Jacques Plante, hockey legend and goalie for the Montreal Canadiens hockey team (1954-1963), designed and built the first-ever fibreglass mask in 1956 to protect himself from […]

Frank Epperson Invents the Popsicle, 1905

By |November 22nd, 2015|

Frank Epperson from San Francisco was just 11-years old when he accidentally invented the Popsicle in 1905. He left a drink he had made from flavoured […]