Great inventions of your nation

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Dahlis, Feb 25, 2007.

  1. Whats the 5 most important inventions done in your country (in your opinion)?

    List them
     
  2. The chocolate chip pancake wrapped sausage on a stick.
     
  3. ROTARY
    WASHING
    LINE
    Kangaroos
    Working a hell of a lot less than everyone else in western society <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/grin.gif"></A>
     
  4. I'm from Canada, this is going to be hard.
     
  5. pfff no idea.
     
  6. what is a rotary washing line?
     
  7. Dimmer switch.
     
  8. #8 Hoboman, Feb 25, 2007
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 25, 2016
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Greatest_Canadian_Invention

    1. Insulin
    2. Telephone
    3. Light Bulb
    4. Five-pin bowling
    5. Wonderbra
    6. Pacemaker
    7. Robertson screw
    8. Zipper
    9. Electric Wheelchair
    10. Poutine
    11. Cobalt-60 �Bomb� Cancer Treatment
    12. Java programming language
    13. Bloody Caesar
    14. Canadarm
    15. Standard Time
    16. Electron Microscope



    17. Ski-Doo
    18. BlackBerry
    19. Radio Voice Transmission
    20. Birch-Bark Canoe
    21. Basketball
    22. Retractable Beer Carton Handle
    23. UV Degradable Plastics
    24. Instant Replay
    25. Goalie mask
    26. Marquis Wheat
    27. Pablum
    28. Lacrosse
    29. Electric Oven
    30. Steam Fog Horn
    31. Walkie-Talkie
    32. Alkaline battery
    33. Paint roller



    34. Electronic Music Synthesizer
    35. Weevac 6
    36. Green Garbage Bag
    37. Snowblower
    38. Self-Propelled Combine Harvester
    39. Instant mashed potatoes
    40. Explosives Vapour Detector
    41. Marine Screw Propeller
    42. Plexiglas
    43. Key Frame Animation
    44. CPR-Mannequin: �Actar 911�
    45. G-Suit
    46. Ardox Spiral Nail
    47. Automatic Lubricating Cup
    48. Crash-Position Indicator
    49. Caulking gun
    50. Separable Baggage Check
     
  9. thats not a serious question is it?
     
  10. *invested in Iran
     
  11. The Light Bulb
    Mass Production
    The internet
    Computers
    Atomic weapons
     
  12. holy shit....
     
  13. 1- Flapjacks
    2- Maple syrup
    3- Flannel
    4- That's all I can think of.
     
  14. Sweden

    Celluar phone system
    Boat Propeller
    Celsius scale
    Pacemaker
    Ballbaering



     
  15. #15 2998ccCSL, Feb 25, 2007
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 25, 2016
    I knew you #$%#ers had something to do with lacrosse.
     
  16. They preactically invented ice hockey
     
  17. A washing line is for like hanging clothes to dry? Do they not have clothes dryers in Australia?!?! And how is that someone someone invented?
     
  18. Actually, the best thing to be invented in Canada is probably basketball.
     
  19. i just had a look:

    1.1 The Microscope
    1.2 The Telescope
    1.3 The Pendulum clock
    1.4 The Electrocardiograph
    1.5 The Phase contrast microscope
    1.6 The Compact disc
    1.7 The Sawmill
    1.8 The Road-rule enforcement camera
    1.9 The Leyden Jar
    1.10 The Pyrometer
    1.11 The Submarine
    1.12 The Artificial kidney
    2 Discoveries
    2.1 Bacteria
    2.2 Spermatozoa
    2.3 Infusoria
    2.4 Plant respiration and photosynthesis
    2.5 The Rings of Saturn
    2.6 Australia
     
  20. What the hell do you think they did before electricity came along?
     
  21. theres erm.....quite....a lot
     
  22. HAHA you seriously have no idea what a rotary washing line is!!!

    do you even know of anything that has been invented outside of your precious north america?
     
  23. *worst
     
  24. NORWAY
    Cheese Slicer
    Gas Turbine used in offshore drilling
    Paper Clip

    POLAND
    Submarine with screen doors
    A book on how to Read
    A waterproof towel
    Glow-in-the-Dark sunglasses
    A dictionary with an index
     

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