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

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