Swiss Inventions
05 January 2021

Swiss Inventions

Chimes Radio

Switzerland is considered to be one of the beautiful countries across the globe and was also named the most innovative country in 2015. Talking about the inventions of this country, let’s start with zip. Yes, the zip we have on our clothes was first discovered in Switzerland in 1923 by Martin Winterhalter. He had to invest a lot to get a patent for his innovation. Velcro is a type of hook which was also introduced in Switzerland. The word comes from French words meaning velvet and hook. It can be often found on our shoes or medical belts and even in jackets. Velcro is usually made from seeds. An engineer named Geroge de Mestral made velcro his hook and loop fastening method and invented it. In 1952 NASA absorbed this invention and started using it. How many of you love and crave milk chocolates? We all do, right! Switzerland is known for its chocolates. Yummy!! Milk chocolates were first invented by Daniel Peter in 1870. This creation of his is considered to be quite a popular invention.  We have seen our parents wrap the round tortillas or chappatis in aluminum foil right? But did it ever occur to you that who invented it? Well, the patent of this invention was taken by Henrick Alfred in 1905 but was not launched by 1910. This product went popular everywhere. WWW, World Wide Web, is the internet service we all use to gather information. It was invented by Tim Berners Lee, a British scientist in 1989. He developed the internet and started using it in his own office in the beginning. And now years later we all know how useful the internet is. We all are dependable on it. Anyone can use it from any corner of the world.  Museli is a famous breakfast that was first created in Switzerland by physician Maximillam Breacher. In the 1970s people got into this craze of staying healthy and eating that’s when the physician made this and even offered his patients to eat it. Museli is still considered to be a healthy diet full of proteins and minerals. www.chimesradio.com  http://onelink.to/8uzr4g  https://www.facebook.com/chimesradio/  https://www.instagram.com/vrchimesradio/      Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/chimesradio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.