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Mankind's Best Inventions

December 13, 2016


list of best inventions

(i'm prolly missing a few)

language
art / religion / philosophy
fire
agriculture
plumbing
shelter
wheel
lever
Roberts Rules
map
magnetism
compass
lens / optics
electricity
antibiotics
vaccines
computer
transistor / solid state / circuit
radio / TV / phone / radar
battery
Periodic Table of Elements — chemistry! : )
ICE motor
flight
boat
train
bike
ski


(now adding a bunch more, some from friends... someone suggested some of these are discoveries not inventions, but...but...don't all inventions include discovery?)

Domestication of animals
Sewing, making clothes!
Cheese!
Leather tanning
fermentation!
magic plants! :)
food preservation
vitamins
the scientific method
structured education
contraception
printing press / movable type (sniff sniff)
dynamite / gunpowder ?
xrays / mri
human genome
human rights -- environmentalism -- consumer safety -- rule of law
metal
plastic
clocks
cord

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