41 Most Basic, Useful, Indispensable, Beneficial Technologies Ever


(Edison’s phonograph for playing recorded music is one of the 41 most useful, indispensable, beneficial technologies)

-birth control
-cancer radiation
-artificial insulin
-penicillin and antibiotics
-artificial heart and other organs
-band-aids and bandages

Communications and Transportation
-printing press
-telegraph and telephone
-motion pictures
-sanitation technology
-World Wide Web
-traffic signals
-roads and highways
-seat belts

-steam engine
-jet engine
-hammer and nail
-assembly line

Science and Electronics
-modern numbers

Everyday Items
-drinking fountain
-toilet paper
-disposable diaper
-light bulb

(Adapted from the interesting National Geographic 101 Inventions That Shaped the World)

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