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

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