Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Pill

The pill, or oral contraceptives as they are more formally referred to, were introduced to the American public in the early 1960’s. But the idea, research, and development for an oral contraceptive was in the works well before this. From … Continue reading

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Percy Spencer and the Microwave

Renowned American inventor Percy Spencer was born July 19, 1894 in Howland, Maine. When he was only 18 months old his father died and mother abandoned him leaving him to his aunt and uncle. When Spencer was seven years old, … Continue reading

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