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Mary Anderson Patents the Windshield Wiper (1903) Options
Daemon
Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Mary Anderson Patents the Windshield Wiper (1903)

Today we take for granted the fact that we are able to flip a switch and clear our windshields of precipitation or debris, but this was not always the case. Early drivers were forced to manually clear their windshields of snow, rain, dirt, and the like, that is, until Mary Anderson invented the first effective windshield wiper system. It was not long before windshield wipers were standard equipment on American cars. What inspired Anderson to invent a windshield-clearing device? More...
Thommy
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What does always inspire men or mankind to invent something?
Either to gain advance at war or for idleness reasons. Dancing
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Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 10:38:10 AM

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Many times for the benefit of all. Take the wheel as an example.

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excaelis
Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 11:59:26 PM

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Thommy wrote:
What does always inspire men or mankind to invent something?
Either to gain advance at war or for idleness reasons. Dancing


Or women, even. Probably sick of her husband blindly driving while refusing to ask for directions.

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