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What do you consider to be mankind's greatest technical/engineering acheivement?

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posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: ElGoobero

Well, I have to go with my own thread on this subject:



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posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:21 PM
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a reply to: ElGoobero

The immense spaceships which traverse our solar system and galaxy, the spaceships which keep us safe from agressive ET's and are part of the secret space program. We still have not seen them but they must be some achievement to construct.




posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:24 PM
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We still have not seen them but they must be some achievement to construct.

Au contraire.
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posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:27 PM
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originally posted by: ElGoobero
what do we consider to be man's greatest science / technical / engineering feat?

let's start with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. 17 miles, two tunnels.
the tunnels are so freaky they will provide a driver for you if you're too skeered to drive it yourself.





I think the channel tunnel that connects Dover to Calais is far more impressive than that little thing. It's a saggy bridge with a little bit going under the river.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:29 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: ElGoobero

I think the Moon landings were quite awesome.

But sending probes around planets and out of the Solar System ranks right up there.


You make a good point. Along your lines I thought this was pretty spectacular and probably the height of American technological prowess in the World:




posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:38 PM
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It doesn't matter anymore what humans achieved, pigs have started to use tools and will rule over us all soon.
Bacon sarnies would be my answer but the swine overlords may track me down.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:43 PM
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a reply to: ElGoobero

Maybe a little boring answer but shouldn't "making fire" be up there? Or isn't that a technical achievement?

Nice thread..


Peace



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:50 PM
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Robotics
Mass communication
Antibiotics
DNA sequencing

So many.
Man's ingenuity seems limitless.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 03:51 PM
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a reply to: IAMTAT

So, the correct answer might be....

The next technical/engineering acheivement [sic].
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posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 04:09 PM
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All of you geniuses missed the greatest and most obvious achievement.......Kraft Macaroni and Cheese.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 04:10 PM
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Clocks. The concept of time and ability to measure it has lasted for millennia. The discovery of what's beyond the concept of time will be a new paradigm.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 04:11 PM
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a reply to: ElGoobero

Forging Iron , then Creating Steel Weapons . Nuff Said .......
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posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 04:39 PM
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a reply to: ElGoobero

I believe it's a combination of three achievements that led to all future achievements, including a couple I think are critical to it all.

Fire
The Wheel
The Lever and Fulcrum

All of which led to the steam engines and internal combustion engines.

I see it as a long string of achievements as we evolved.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 04:56 PM
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a reply to: Blaine91555

" All of which led to the steam engines and internal combustion engines. "


Which were ALL Fabricated Out of Steel .........



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 05:38 PM
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a reply to: Phage

Yes of course. Without wheels tunnels are useless lol...unless you walk through them I guess.

Best invention? I'd say Tesla's free, unlimited, wireless energy that got shut down by interests that would have been bankrupted.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 05:40 PM
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a reply to: SuicideKing33

As long as we're talking about things that never existed, I think the Time Machine would top that.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 05:40 PM
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a reply to: Zanti Misfit

And how does raw iron ore and the other components become steel? Fire of course.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 05:46 PM
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While the wheel gets honorable mention, I'm going to have to go with the water gun umbrella.

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Second place goes to the tie-flask-

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posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 05:50 PM
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originally posted by: BlueJacket
a reply to: ElGoobero

Im going to go with the toilet


Toilet paper is a better technical achievment than the toilet.



posted on Oct, 5 2019 @ 06:15 PM
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a reply to: ElGoobero

The internet..no comparison...


I think the most accurate “prophecy” or spark of genius in the Bible, is fact some Po dunk Bronze Age philosopher realized that if languages and distance were no longer a barrier. There is nothing humanity cannot do..


Tower of babel



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