Who Invented Shampoo?

Who Invented Shampoo?

The history of shampoo can be traced back to the ancient tribes of India. The specific date when shampoo was invented and the original inventor is not clearly known. However, the word shampoo has been used since the year 1762 and means ‘to massage’. The word is borrowed from the Anglo-Indian shampoo which in turn…

How to Use a Transit?

How to Use a Transit?

The transit is used by professionals in measuring the vertical and horizontal angles as well as prolonging straight lines. The transit can also be used in determining the differences in elevation. It is basically a telescope, which is capable of revolving around vertical and horizontal axes, having mechanisms that are used to measure angles. The…

Who Invented Shoes?

Who Invented Shoes?

Shoes are foot coverings that are mostly made of leather and consist of an upper; the portion found above the sole and a sole. The invention of shoes dates back to the prehistoric times when man found walking on rocks to be quite a hard task and decided to find some covering that would protect…

What Are Antonyms?

What Are Antonyms?

Words that have the opposite meaning of another word are referred to as antonyms. For example, the antonym of hot is cold. Some words can have more than one antonym, depending on the context in which the same word is used. For instance, the word short could have the antonyms, long and tall.  This means…

Who Discovered Pneumonia?

Who Discovered Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is a kind of infection that affects the lungs. The agents that cause pneumonia are many, ranging from parasites, bacteria, fungi to viruses. Hippocrates termed pneumonia s the disease that was named by the ancients. He additionally reported the outcome of the empyemas’ surgical drainage. Between 1138 and 1204 A.D, Maimonides was the person…

Who Discovered India?

Who Discovered India?

The initial inhabitants of India included the Dravidians, Tamils as well as the Malayalam peoples. As early as 2700 B.C Sumerians from the land of Mesopotamia had began to trade with the inhabitants of India. Later on, other people like Babylonians, Elamites and Assyrians followed suit. Around 2000 B.C, a group of Aryans invaded India…

Who Invented Crayons?

Who Invented Crayons?

Crayons were invented in Europe but the inventor is not well-known. The crayons have been used to draw and write over the years. Crayons are made from a combination of oil and charcoal. The first crayons that were made had no other color apart from black. In the later years, crayons of different pigments were…

Who Invented Swimming?

Who Invented Swimming?

The history of swimming can be traced back to prehistoric times. This is through the paintings made on cave walls in the Stone Age about seven thousand years ago. However, the documented evidence was made from 2000 BC with the initial references being recorded as the Iliad, Beowulf, Gilgamesh, the Bible, the Odyssey and some…

Who Invented School?

Who Invented School?

The history of schools dates back to ancient Greece where groups of students were brought together in a central learning facility. In ancient Greece, the types of schools present were known as academies. The term academy began to be used at around 385 BC where a Greek scholar known as Plato, formed a philosophy school…

How to Use Backtrack

How to Use Backtrack

Backtrack is basically a live bootable CD with myriads of TCP/IP and wireless networking tools. It is a distribution of Linux after the Collection of Auditor Security and Whax merged and is used for the purposes of Penetration testing. It permits the inclusion of additional tools, configurable kernels and customizable scripts in modified distributions by…