1839 Charles Goodyear innovates the vulcanization of rubber. Soon after, he secures patents for condoms, douching syringes and cervical caps, but is unable to manufacture them, defend all his patents, or even make tires in his lifetime.
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Most RV owners think they are taking proper care of their tires. After all they periodically check the pressure, take a quick glance or “whack” with a trucker’s bat, and keep them clean. Tires are the most important component on an RV, but according to da
You may think Pirelli, Goodyear or Michelin would be the largest tire manufacturer, but no, the humble LEGO tire rolls right over these brands, producing a staggering 318 million LEGO tires each year! Happy Anniversary to the LEGO wheel :)
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A docent knits in the sitting room of the Firestone farmhouse in Greenfield Village. The house was built in 1828 in Columbiana County in northern Ohio, and was "modernized" in 1882. Tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone was born here. This is the room the family used for everyday activities. The parlor was reserved for special occasions.