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

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