How Ohio Helped Invent the World
How Ohio Helped Invent the World: From the Airplane to the Yo-yo
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013, 84 pages, paperback
Nearly everyone knows that the airplane was invented in Ohio, that Buckeye born Thomas Edison thought up the light bulb, that a hat to prevent and cure baldness was created in that same great state...Never heard of the hat? It's just one of many surprises that How Ohio Helped Invent the World has in store for its readers. Author Curt Dalton has combed the patent records and discovered that Ohio was responsible for numerous inventions, both great and small, including: Chewing Gum * Barbed Wire * Hot Dogs * Modern Beehive * Drinking Fountain * Live Savers Candy * Hamburger * Toe Holder for Sunbathers * Automobile Starter * Modern Golf Ball * Teflon... and many, many more! As an added bonus, fun and informative trivia on Ohio, as well as original patent drawings, have been included throughout the book. Sure to educate without being boring, How Ohio Helped Invent the World has been written to delight both young and old alike!