Birthplaces of Technology

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InventionCountryInventor, Date
VelcroGeorge de Mestral, 1948
CoffeeKaldi*, circa 800 CE
TelescopeHans Lipperhey and Zacharias Jansen, 1608
PacemakerRune Elmqvist and Ake Senning, 1958
Personal ComputerMichael Donald Wise, 1975
Aerosol CanErik Rotheim, 1926
NecktieInventor & date unknown
GunpowderInventor unknown, circa 9th century BCE
Blackberry (handheld device)Research in Motion Limited, 1999
RailroadRichard Trevithick, 1804
InventionCountryInventor, Date
Automobile (gasoline powered)Karl Benz or Gottlieb Daimler, 1886
BicyclePierre Marchaux, 1861
SyringeFrancis Rynd, 1844
Electric BatteryAlessandro Volta, 1800
Artificial SatelliteSergei Korolev, 1957
SaxophoneAntoine Joseph Sax, 1846
Weight ScalesInventor unknown, circa 5000 BC
WalkmanAkio Morita (SONY Corporation), 1979
BoomerangInventor unknown, circa 10,000 BC
Ballpoint PenLászló Bíró, 1931

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