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Old 10-26-2013, 08:06 AM
 
Location: Kharkiv
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As I see it's Dollar ! Somebody says that this invention might break down soon, but today green is lovely everywhere .
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Old 10-26-2013, 08:10 AM
 
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You mean, like, radio and automobile and antibiotics and transistors? Which would come in somewhere near the top on the list of inventions that are any good and had a significant impact on progression toward our present way of life.

The Italian Innocenzo Manzetti built a working telephone 32 years before Belll patented his device, and Bell would have certainly known about it and how it worked.
It all really depends on who gets the patent for it. I don't know much about it, but Bell had to go through a legal battle against Elisha Gray for the telephone patent. Many people consider Gray to be the true inventor because he made his before Bell but just didn't act quick enough to get the patent, which Bell eventually won.
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Old 10-26-2013, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Cleveland
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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Old 10-26-2013, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Top 25 Best American Inventions (not in order)...

Air conditioning
Airplane
Assembly Line
ATM
Automatic transmission
Cable television
CD
Digital camera
Escalator
Incandescent light bulb
Internet
Electric razor
Electronic calculator
Electronic traffic light
GPS
Microwave
Nylon
PC
Photographic film
Road surface marking
Skyscraper
Sunglasses
Telephone
Toilet paper
Transistor
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Old 10-26-2013, 01:07 PM
 
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Old 10-27-2013, 11:22 PM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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Living in Arizona, I can say that air conditioning has to be one of the best inventions of all time.

Oh, and this Internet thing.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:09 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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My personal favorite is the muscle car but there's certainly something to be said for the telephone, internet, atomic bomb, etc.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:11 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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Living in Arizona, I can say that air conditioning has to be one of the best inventions of all time.

Oh, and this Internet thing.
Thank you Buffalo, New York!

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Old 10-28-2013, 11:03 AM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Toilet Paper.
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