Birthplaces of Technology

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

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