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

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