Great inventions of your nation

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

  1. This thread is for inventions of note. An invention of note is one that benefits all of mankind. And since I haven't used the Armenian alphabet lately, I'm going to have to veto this one.

    But hey, look on the bright side. Lavash rules.
     
  2. This thread is for inventions of note. An invention of note is one that benefits all of mankind. And since I haven't used the Armenian alphabet lately, I'm going to have to veto this one.

    But hey, look on the bright side. Lavash rules.
     
  3. #$%#ing EVERYTHING
     
  4. The English even invented Australia <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/sad.gif"></A>




    anyways, Australia has like, the most inventors per person, or some shit.


    Some Aussie inventions of note:

    The Combine Harvester
    The Box Kite
    The Sarich Engine
    Wave Piercing Catamaran
    The 'Diff' (differential gears)
    The 'Ute'
    Black Box Flight Recorder
    Variable Ratio Rack & Pinion Steering
    Hyshot Scramjet Engine
    Electric Drill
    Two Stroke Lawn Mower
    Rotary Washing Line
    Latex Gloves
    The Notepad
    Insect Repellent
    The Garage Roller Door
    The Record Changer
    Pre-paid Postage
    Xerox Photocopying
    Polymer Bank Notes
    Refridgeration
    Wine Cask
    Zip Instant Boiling Water Heater
    Electronic Pacemaker
    Physiotherapy
    The Bionic Ear
    The Feature Film (well, the first one was made here anyway)
    X-ray Crystallography
    developed the application of penicillin
     
  5. Germany:

    book printing by Gutenberg
    computer by Konrad Zuse
    petrol engine by Carl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler
    telephone by Philip Reis
    Xrays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
    pocket watch by Peter Henlein
    spreading peg by Artur Fischer
    Teddy bear by Margarete Steiff
    balistic rockets by Wernher von Braun
    mini camera by Leica
     
  6. What about Rudolf Diesel ?
     
  7. diesel engine by Rudolf Diesel , makes 11 great invetions for Germany
     
  8. X-Rays weren't invented by anyone.

    the practical use for them, maybe, but not the radiation itself.
     
  9. bs, I invented radiation.
     
  10. OK, so no invention but a discovery
     
  11. as well as the rotary
     
  12. obviously not one of the greatest inventions
     
  13. well not as great as petrol and diesel engine
     

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