Ten inventions that changed the world.

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Humans have been innovating since the dawn of time to get us to where we are today. Modern Homo sapiens have dreamed up and created some amazing, sometimes far-out, things that changed the way we live. So, here is a list of ten inventions that changed the world.

1. Wheel.

The wheel has changed the world in incredible ways. The biggest thing that the wheel has done for us is given us much easier and faster transportation. It has brought us the train, the car, and many other transportation devices.

2. Nail.

Nail is another invention that changed the world. Invention of nails that dates back to the Ancient Roman period, we can now build almost everything with nails. It was in the Roman period that people could cast and shape metal.

3. The Compass.

The compass made navigation easier by showing which direction is magnetic north and how it was relative to a map. With this tool you always had the guarantee of knowing how to go back if things go wrong.

4. Personal Computer.

Computers have changed the world in many ways. They allow huge amounts of information to be stored in a small space. They also allow a person to calculate mathematical problems with ease.

5. Printing Press.

Printing press enabled people to share knowledge more quickly and widely. The invention of the mechanical movable type printing press helped share knowledge wider and faster than ever before.

6. Automobile.

The obvious change for everyday people was that cars gave them a way to get around quickly. This mode of transportation that could get them more places, which meant leisure travel became something common folk could afford.

7. Vaccine.

vaccines annually prevent almost 6 million deaths worldwide. Invention of vaccine lead to increased knowledge of biological processes, development of safer practices, and increased necessity in the event of outbreaks and epidemics.

8. Telephone.

The telephone is one invention that changed the world and opened a wide world of communication. Many businesses benefited from the additional communication options that became available after the invention of the telephone.

9. Refrigeration.

The refrigerator increased the efficiency of the icebox. It allowed people to buy and store fresh food products in a safer environment. As a result people were able to consume better foods for example fresh produce, eggs, and meats.

10. Camera.

The camera helps to create and preserve memories of historical and sentimental value. Cameras became a great tool for everything from preserving memories to scientific research. All these were made possible by the camera.

“Imagination is the foundation of all invention and innovation.”

J.K Rowling.
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Author: Madhusudhan

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