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101 Gadgets That Changed The World


Offbeat  (tags: interesting, technology, discovery )

Marty
- 492 days ago - popularmechanics.com
The alarm clock. The personal computer. The smartphone. The radio. You know the greatest gadgets of all time (and you've probably owned most of them), but which has changed the world more than any other? To make our list of 101, a gadget had to be



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Comments

Christeen Anderson (476)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 11:25 am
Quite interesting. Thank you.
 

Kit B. (277)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 1:41 pm

The tractor - not a gadget but a work saver. Once purchased they darn near last forever. That fact alone put International Harvester out of business, though his nephew owner of John Deere lasted a little longer in business by being creative. From phones to newspapers, writing paper to moveable print, and typewriters; there are so many things that have shaped our world.
 

John Gregoire (257)
Monday March 18, 2013, 6:55 am
We still have a FORD 8N that was made when I was born!
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday March 18, 2013, 8:29 am
Quite a list. Thanks Marty.
 

Alan Lambert (85)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 1:12 pm
History Channel made this list into a (far too short) show. I'd have liked to see a series instead with every gadget getting a half hour or an hour to star.
 
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