Lots More Information
5 Reasons to Look Inside an Oven Before You Buy It
Ovens have come a long way and can now do chores to make your life easier. But what to look for really depends on how you cook. Read more »


  • Behar, Susie and Robert Yarham. "Great Inventions - 100 Inventions That Have Shaped Our World." Igloo Books Ltd. 2007. (9/14/08)
  • Bellis, Mary. "Clocks and Calendar History." Undated. 9/22/08 http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/clock.htm
  • Bellis, Mary. "The History of Clothes Dryers." Undated. 9/22/08 http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/washingmachines_2.htm
  • Blumberg, Stephen Ph.D and Julian V. Luke, "Wireless Substitution: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, July-December 2007." Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 5/08, (9/25/08) http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/wireless200805.htm
  • Brunelli, Laureen Miles. "Baltimore Movie Theaters." Undated. 9/17/08) http://baltimore.about.com/od/artsentertaiment/tp/baltimoremovietheaters.htm
  • Castleden, Rodney. "Inventions That Changed the World." Omnipress: London. 2007. (9/13/08)
  • D'Alto, Nick. "Behind Closed Doors." Encyclopedia Britannica. 3/08. (9/20/08) [High-Tech Toilets] http://www.britannica.com/bps/magazine?query=toilet&articleIndex=1
  • Everything2."Escapement." Undated,(9/25/08) http://www.everything2.org/title/escapement
  • Gallawa, J. Carlton. "A Brief History of the Microwave Oven." Undated. (9/17/08) http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/history.html
  • How ARPANET Works http://computer.howstuffworks.com/arpanet.htm
  • HowStuffWorks.com. "Is the Sound on Vinyl Records Better Than on CDs or DVDs?", Undated. (9/20/08) http://www.howstuffworks.com/question487.htm
  • Idea Finder. "Microwave." Undated. (9/20/08) http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/microwave.htm
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). "A Walk Through Time." 4/30/2002. (9/20/08) http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html
  • Neff, Jack. "Look, No Hands! K-C'S Bathroom of the Future." Encyclopedia Britannica. 7/16/2007. (9/18/2008) http://www.britannica.com/bps/magazine?query=toilet&articleIndex=1
  • Swanson, Richard Pommier. "The Ice Trade." Nova. Undated. (9/20/08) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/zero/trade.html
  • Time Magazine, "Great Inventions - Geniuses and Gizmos: Innovations in Our Time." Time Books: New York. 2003. (9/13/08)
  • TV-Free America. "Television & Health." Undated. (9/25/08) http://www.csun.edu/science/health/docs/tv&health.html#tv_stats
  • USDA. "Microwave Ovens and Food Safety." Undated. (9/24/08) http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FactSheets/Microwave_Ovens_and_Food_Safety/index.asp
  • WhatIsIt.com. "Nanomachines." Undated. (9/18/08) http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9_gci514355,00.html
  • Woodford, Chris and Luke Collins, Clint Witchalls, Ben Morgan, James Flint. "Cool Stuff and How it Works." DK Publishing: New York. 2005. (9/13/08)
  • Xomba. "The History of the Alarm Clock." Undated. (9/25/08) http://www.xomba.com/alarm_clock_history