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  • Did you know when glue was invented?

    May 28, 2015 6:10

    Did you know when glue was invented?

    In 1750 was issued the first patent for a glue or adhesive in Britain. It was a glue made from fish. Quickly other adhesives using natural rubber, animal bones, fish, starch and milk protein or casein were patented. Using natural products to develop adhesives dates back to ancient times. The […]

     
  • Did you know Lynn Johnston?

    May 28, 2015 6:00

    Did you know Lynn Johnston?

    On May 28, 1947 was born Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist, well known for her comic strip For Better or For Worse, and was the first woman and first Canadian to win the National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben Award.

     
  • Did you know who invented masking tape?

    May 27, 2015 6:00

    Did you know who invented masking tape?

    On May 27, 1930 Richard Drew invents masking tape. Drew observed auto-body workers growing frustrated when they removed butcher paper they had taped to cars they were painting. The strong adhesive on the tape peeled off some of the paint they had just applied. Touching up the damaged areas increased […]

     
  • Did you know who invented the fax?

    May 27, 2015 6:00

    Did you know who invented the fax?

    The Scottish inventor Alexander Bain worked on chemical mechanical facsimile type and in 1846 was able to reproduce graphic signs in laboratory experiments. Received fax patent in 1843 for the first time. Fax (short for facsimile), sometimes called fax is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and […]

     
  • Did you know the sizes of newspapers?

    May 26, 2015 6:00

    Did you know the sizes of newspapers?

    Large sheet or blanket : 600 mm by 380 mm, used often by the most serious newspapers. An example is the format used by The Times to 2004. Tabloid: half the size of the broadsheet, 380 mm long by 300 mm wide. In Anglo-Saxon countries is often seen as sensationalist […]

     
  • Did you know Akseli V Gallen-Kallela?

    May 26, 2015 6:00

    Did you know Akseli V Gallen-Kallela?

    On May 26, 1865, was born Akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Fins painter/graphic artist/illustrator. Well known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. His work is considered very important in the rise of national sentiment in the country

     
 
 
 
 

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  • Did you know when glue was invented?

    Did you know when glue was invented?

    May 28, 2015 6:10

    In 1750 was issued the first patent for a glue or adhesive in Britain. It was a glue made from fish. Quickly other adhesives...

     
  • Did you know Lynn Johnston?

    Did you know Lynn Johnston?

    May 28, 2015 6:00

    On May 28, 1947 was born Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist, well known for her comic strip For Better or For Worse, and...

     
  • Did you know who invented masking tape?

    Did you know who invented masking tape?

    May 27, 2015 6:00

    On May 27, 1930 Richard Drew invents masking tape. Drew observed auto-body workers growing frustrated when they removed butcher...

     
  • Did you know who invented the fax?

    Did you know who invented the fax?

    May 27, 2015 6:00

    The Scottish inventor Alexander Bain worked on chemical mechanical facsimile type and in 1846 was able to reproduce graphic...

     
  • Did you know the sizes of newspapers?

    Did you know the sizes of newspapers?

    May 26, 2015 6:00

    Large sheet or blanket : 600 mm by 380 mm, used often by the most serious newspapers. An example is the format used by The...

     
  • Did you know Akseli V Gallen-Kallela?

    Did you know Akseli V Gallen-Kallela?

    May 26, 2015 6:00

    On May 26, 1865, was born Akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Fins painter/graphic artist/illustrator. Well known for his illustrations...

     
  • Did you know Raymond Carver?

    Did you know Raymond Carver?

    May 25, 2015 6:00

    On May 25, 1938 was born Raymond Carver, attached to American writer called dirty realism. Countless stories published in...

     
  • What is Padding?

    What is Padding?

    May 25, 2015 6:00

    Padding is thin cushioned material sometimes added to clothes. It is often done in an attempt to soften impacts on certain...

     
  • What is Paper Drilling?

    What is Paper Drilling?

    May 24, 2015 6:07

    Paper drilling is a technique used in trade binderies for providing large quantities of paper with round holes. The paper...

     
  • Did you know the first catolog printed?

    Did you know the first catolog printed?

    May 24, 2015 6:07

    On May 24, 1595, Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library....