World Inventions: 3 Creations from America

In this article, you will explore some notable inventions and creations that originated in the USA.

Dental Floss

The simple act of cleaning between your teeth was revolutionized by the invention of dental floss. In 1815, New Orleans dentist Dr. Levi Spear Parmly introduced the concept of using waxed silk thread to clean between teeth. Today, dental floss is an integral part of oral hygiene worldwide, helping prevent tooth decay and gum disease.

Chocolate Chip Cookie

A warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie is one of the most soothing foods there is. When Ruth Wakefield, the proprietor of the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts, ran out of baker's chocolate in the 1930s, she was experimenting with her cookie recipe. The first chocolate chip cookie was created when she replaced it with broken chunks of Nestlé semi-sweet chocolate. These days, people of all ages around the world enjoy this cherished dessert.

Ferris Wheel

The iconic Ferris wheel made its debut at the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in 1893 and has since been a mainstay of amusement parks all over the world. This enormous creation, which was created by engineer George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., was 264 feet tall and had a capacity for 2,160 passengers at once. Variations of the Ferris wheel started to appear in towns all over the world, quickly becoming a representation of fun and excitement.

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