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

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