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The Best Invention of All Time?

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posted on May, 27 2006 @ 03:03 AM
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What do you believe to be the best invention of all time?

[edit on 27-5-2006 by iCEdTenG]



d1k

posted on May, 27 2006 @ 04:04 AM
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Duct Tape

and that's a fact.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 04:08 AM
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DUCK TAPE!!!! Ohh, im addicted to that wonderful stuff.

Hmm, and LED head torches for hardcore urbex.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 05:02 AM
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Duct tape, it's utility is limited only by your imagination. I couldn't imagine a world without it.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 05:23 AM
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For me personally the best invention as got to be the Internet, a few reasons are :

1/ we can all now talk to anybody anywhere in the world who as a computer hooked up to the net.
2/ the amount of information at our finger tips
3/ it helps with all forms of research just look at the seti@home project.

that's just 3 reasons at the end of the day the world become smaller the day the internet became available to every 1



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 05:42 AM
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Plastic!

Without plastic there would be no computers and the internet couldnt have been invented



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 08:05 AM
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Electricity!

with out it computers wouldn't work



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 10:16 AM
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The logic gate which is the foundation of every computer ever made.

Tesla invented it something like 40 years before the first computer.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 10:42 AM
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The telescope... But I may be biased.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 10:51 AM
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How about the wire? Without it you would not be able to harness electricity and send it anywhere.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 10:56 AM
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Originally posted by u4ria
For me personally the best invention as got to be the Internet, a few reasons are :

1/ we can all now talk to anybody anywhere in the world who as a computer hooked up to the net.
2/ the amount of information at our finger tips
3/ it helps with all forms of research just look at the seti@home project.

that's just 3 reasons at the end of the day the world become smaller the day the internet became available to every 1


AND THERE'S ATS!!!


And of course, there's the safety pin.


[edit on 27-5-2006 by mikesingh]



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 10:59 AM
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Hmmm... Computers..? I never liked them...
Peanut butter...

Although the dicovery of em waves is also quite important...



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 11:08 AM
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The steam engine. It started the Industrial Revolution.

[edit on 27-5-2006 by MajesticJax]



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 11:13 AM
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Many point to the wheel as one of mankind's greatest inventions.

It is a pretty good one, no doubt, but I think the better invention was the axle.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 11:15 AM
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The pointed tip.
Really, this was the watershed moment in the history of mankind. The pointed tip became the first tool to multiply the innate strength and agility of humans. Hunting became easier, life became leisure-intensive. It's a no brainer.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 11:29 AM
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The "lever" in it's various forms or discovery of the principles of mechanical advantage seems relavent. Even the wheel is a lever not to mention the helical screw type fastener and the Archimedes screw... hmmm.

Any of the Tesla patents seems important too... the Gutenberg Press? Great question...

Thanx for the "mind-knot", enjoy the weekend,

Victor K.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 11:46 AM
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Without a doubt the greatest creation of mankind is the written word. Before that knowledge was passed word of mouth. With the invention of the writtten word knowledge began to accumulate and libriaries were born. As knowledge began to build it lead to the world we live in today.

wupy



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 03:35 PM
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The flushing toilet.

Without it, our planet would reek of arse.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 03:38 PM
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That stick that our ancestors found that dug out bugs from a hole in the ground!
W/O there would be no tools.



posted on May, 27 2006 @ 04:54 PM
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after some thought the best invention as to be MAN(humans).

after looking in the dictionary it states

in·ven·tion [ in vénshən ] (plural in·ven·tions)


noun

Definition:

1. created thing: a thing that somebody has created, especially a device or process


2. act of creating: the creation of something new


3. lie: a lie, or the telling of lies ( often used euphemistically )


4. creative ability: the talent to create new things


5. music short instrumental work: a short instrumental work, usually for keyboard, that has two or three parts and employs the technique of counterpoint

nature created Man, so it did actually invent us.

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