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List Best Inventions

Ashok Ravi
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Joined: Jan 05, 2005
Posts: 48
I always wonder about the following inventions:

1. Bicycle
2. Safety pin
3. Wrist watch
4. Pencil
5. Telephone
6. Power glass (Eye specs)
7. Electricity
8. Blade
9. Ladder


List yours!!


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frank davis
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Joined: Feb 12, 2001
Posts: 1479
Originally posted by Ashok Ravi:
I always wonder about the following inventions:

1. Bicycle
2. Safety pin
3. Wrist watch
4. Pencil
5. Telephone
6. Power glass (Eye specs)
7. Electricity
8. Blade
9. Ladder


List yours!!


1. Fire starting implements.
2. Agriculture.
3. Writing.
4. Political rights protecting liberty (includes property rights).
5. US Constitution.
6. Metallurgy.
7. Radio.
8. Internet.
9. Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Pat Farrell
Rancher

Joined: Aug 11, 2007
Posts: 4659
    
    5

What??? No beer or wine?
No distallations from beer or wine?
Paul Clapham
Bartender

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18911
    
    8

Sewage disposal systems.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
author and iconoclast
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24187
    
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Me.


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Abhinav Srivastava
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Joined: Nov 19, 2002
Posts: 349

sliced bread!
marc weber
Sheriff

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

The paperclip is as clever as it is ubiquitous.


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Jesus Angeles
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Joined: Feb 26, 2005
Posts: 2057
Toilet paper
marc weber
Sheriff

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
Me.

Windows Millennium Edition?
Jesus Angeles
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Joined: Feb 26, 2005
Posts: 2057
Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
Me.


? Some of the best inventions are made by mistake?
Arjun Shastry
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Joined: Mar 13, 2003
Posts: 1874
condom? To avoid 'mistake' ?
On serious note, we(India) would be 5 billion without its presence.


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Chris Baron
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Joined: Mar 21, 2003
Posts: 1049
printing press
computer
Nitin Nigam
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Joined: Jul 03, 2006
Posts: 129
Screw is one of the best inventions. All the big machines essentially need screw and bolt to build them.
Screw
[ October 17, 2008: Message edited by: Nitin Nigam ]

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Jesper de Jong
Java Cowboy
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Posts: 14352
    
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The noodle eater's hair guard:



Definitely one of the best inventions.


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Arvind Mahendra
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Joined: Jul 14, 2007
Posts: 1162
girls.


I want to be like marc
Mandar Khire
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Joined: Sep 11, 2007
Posts: 504

Some Inventions helps lot but we forgot them as inventions, many things occurs in our life as day to day things,we don't think lot,but use them.
Invention as per civilization:-
Indian
China.
U.S.A..

We should Salute every inventor, because of them we get easy life.
[ October 17, 2008: Message edited by: Mandar Khire ]

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why.
marc weber
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Posts: 11343

Concrete.
Arvind Mahendra
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Posts: 1162
beer
Arvind Mahendra
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girls
marc weber
Sheriff

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Posts: 11343

Clumping cat litter.
fred rosenberger
lowercase baba
Bartender

Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11480
    
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ice cream
cake
chocolate
bacon
whipped cream


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Rajesh Kumar Raj
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 03, 2007
Posts: 11

Here's My List,

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Object Oriented Concepts
Business Component Technology
marc weber
Sheriff

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

The Fender Stratocaster.
Pat Farrell
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Joined: Aug 11, 2007
Posts: 4659
    
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Originally posted by marc weber:
The Fender Stratocaster.


Only if pluggd into a tube amp.

Transistor amps are evil

And while I like my strat, I like my ES335 better
vanlalhmangaiha khiangte
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Posts: 170
Drums !!! (Electronic)
[ October 18, 2008: Message edited by: vanlalhmangaiha khiangte ]
Chandra Bhatt
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Posts: 1707
Double click


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Ulf Dittmer
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Plastics.


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Arvind Mahendra
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Posts: 1162
usb ports
Ajil sa
Greenhorn

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Posts: 16
Fashion ...!!


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arulk pillai
Author
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Java


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Ajil sa
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 30, 2008
Posts: 16
Fashion ...!!
Taariq San
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Joined: Nov 20, 2007
Posts: 192
Originally posted by Ajil sa:
Fashion ...!!


Bah, that's been there even before the caveman clubbed the cavewoman wearing the shortest leather.
Ajil sa
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 30, 2008
Posts: 16
Bah, that's been there even before the caveman clubbed the cavewoman wearing the shortest leather.


It is continuous non ending invention..!!

Fashion is about everything cloths,style,look,hair, see this lil fashionable baby penguin
Saurabh Pillai
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Joined: Sep 12, 2008
Posts: 509
Originally posted by Ulf Dittmer:
Plastics.

Nowadays considered as a mistake.
Ulf Dittmer
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Nowadays considered as a mistake.

You missed my point.
Arvind Mahendra
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Posts: 1162
fine toothed comb made from plastic
marc weber
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Posts: 11343

Originally posted by Saurabh Pillai:
... Nowadays considered as a mistake.

Plastics don't make mistakes. People make... Uh, never mind.

Has anyone mentioned fashion?
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
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Originally posted by marc weber:
Has anyone mentioned fashion?



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Mark Spritzler
ranger
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The delete button.

Mark


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Burkhard Hassel
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Joined: Aug 25, 2006
Posts: 1274
1sailing boat
2zipper
3camera
4turntable
5(beer or wine) -> aspirin
6microscope
7the backspace button

and for Pat's strat: e minor!


Bu.
[ October 19, 2008: Message edited by: Burkhard Hassel ]

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