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Some of important US inventions, which affected our lives. This is supposed to be a lecture with some stories behind the inventions, sorry, maybe I'll add some text later.

Some of important US inventions, which affected our lives. This is supposed to be a lecture with some stories behind the inventions, sorry, maybe I'll add some text later.

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  • 1. Astghik Shahkhatuni
  • 2. DISCLAIMER! Rome was not built in one day
  • 3. AMERICAN INVENTIONTS
  • 4. Changed the ways we COMPETE
  • 5. A Tug of War AC DC G. Westinghouse Nikola Tesla Thomas Alva Edison 1846-1914 1856-1943 1847-1931 1882, AC Motor Electric Chair
  • 6. Wage Motive Henry Ford 1863-1947 1901, Assembly line, Ransom Eli Olds 1913, Assembly line production, Henry Ford
  • 7. Price Motive 1916, Supermarket, Clarence Saunders
  • 8. Changed the ways we SEE
  • 9. Let There Be Light 1879, Electric Light Bulb, Thomas Alva Edison
  • 10. Turn Off Some Light 1929, Sun glasses, Sam Foster 1937, Edwin Land, Polarized sun glasses
  • 11. Press the Button 1885, Photographic Film, George Eastman
  • 12. Watch the Action 1888, Kinetoscope, Thomas Alva Edison
  • 13. Sitting High, Seeing Far 1993, GPS, Ivan Getting & Bradford Parkinson
  • 14. The Eye of Omniscience 1990, Optical Space Telescope, Lyman Spitzer
  • 15. The Eye of Omniscience 1990, Lyman Spitzer
  • 16. The Eye of Omniscience 1990, Lyman Spitzer
  • 17. Changed the ways we COMMUNICATE
  • 18. Dots and Dashes 1832, Morse Code, Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse
  • 19. Keys Q W E R T Y 1874, QWERTY, Christopher Sholes
  • 20. Music 1887, Disc Record, Emile Berliner 1877, Phonograph, Thomas Alva Edison
  • 21. Talks 1973, Mobile phone, Martin Cooper
  • 22. Letters mouse monkey cat @ snail dog 1971, E-mail and @, Ray Tomlinson
  • 23. Connections 1983, Internet
  • 24. Changed the ways we SPEND MONEY
  • 25. Virtually 1904, Landlord’s game, Lizzie Magie 1935, Monopoly, Charles Darrow
  • 26. Voluntarily 1887, Slot machine, Charles Fey
  • 27. Momentarily 1960, Magnetic stripe card, Forrest Parry 1950, Credit card, Ralph Schneider & Frank X. McNamara
  • 28. Changed the ways we PLAY
  • 29. Outdoors 1948, Flying Disc, Walter Frederick Morrison
  • 30. Outdoors 1948, Flying Disc, Walter Frederick Morrison
  • 31. Indoors 1947, Video game, Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. & Estle Ray Mann 1972, Video game console, Ralph H. Baer
  • 32. …with Bubbles 1870, Chewing gum, Thomas Adams 1928, Bubble gum, Walter E. Diemer
  • 33. …Football 1869, American football, Walter Camp
  • 34. Changed the ways we LEARN
  • 35. …from games C R W O R D S S 1913, Crossword, Arthur Wynne
  • 36. …from books 1896, Comic Book, Richard F. Outcault
  • 37. …from machines 1937, Digital Computer, George Stibitz 1971, Personal Computer, John Blankenbaker
  • 38. Changed the ways we MOVE AROUND
  • 39. …with our goods 1937, Shopping Cart, Sylvan Goldman
  • 40. …in our office 1776, Swivel Chair, Thomas Jefferson
  • 41. …in the sky 1903, Airplane, Wilbur and Orville Wright
  • 42. …in the sky 1903, Airplane, Wilbur and Orville Wright
  • 43. … under the sea 1954, Nuclear Submarine, Hyman Rickover
  • 44. … under the sea 1954, Nuclear Submarine, Hyman Rickover
  • 45. … on the globe 1998, Microsoft Encarta Virtual Globe 2006, Virtual Globe, Google Earth
  • 46. … to the Universe 1926, Liquid-Fuel Rocket, Robert H. Goddard
  • 47. … in the space 1981, Space Shuttle, George Mueller
  • 48. … on the Moon 1968, Lunar Module, Tom Kelly
  • 49. … on the Mars 1997, Mars Rover, Howard Eisen
  • 50. Changed the ways we KILL
  • 51. …from short distance The LeMat Revolver, an unusual revolver Smith & Wesson Model 500 from the American Civil War era with 9 revolving chambers firing bullets and a center barrel firing shot. .44 Magnum Colt Anaconda 1836, Revolver, Samuel Colt Colt Python .357 Magnum revolvers
  • 52. …repeatedly "The Gun that Won the West" 1860, Repeating Riffle, Benjamin Tyler Henry
  • 53. …non-stop 1861, Machine Gun, Richard Gutling
  • 54. … at once 1945, Nuclear Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • 55. … covertly 1894, Mousetrap, William C. Hooker
  • 56. Changed the ways we DRESS
  • 57. …our legs reveal 1938, Nylon, Wallace H. Carothers 1956, Pantyhose, Ernest G. Rice 1959, Spandex, Joseph Shivers
  • 58. …our bodies 1873, Jeans, Levi Strauss and Jakob Davis
  • 59. …Christmas Tree 1882, Electric Christmas Lights, Edward H. Johnson
  • 60. …our kids It’s a… Diaper Cake 1950, Disposable Diaper, Marion Donovan
  • 61. Changed the ways we BUILD
  • 62. Higher and higher 1885, Sciscraper, William Le Baron Jenney
  • 63. HigherUAE WillisHigher and Tower Burj Khalifa Dubai, Chicago, USA 828m 527 m 2010 1974
  • 64. Through the Water 1801, Modern Suspension Bridge, James Finley
  • 65. Through the Water 1801, Modern Suspension Bridge, James Finley
  • 66. All in the Same Boat 1958, Integrated circuit, 1947, Transistor, Jack Kilby William Shockley
  • 67. Changed the ways we EAT & DRINK
  • 68. As fast as possible 1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart 1940, Richard and Maurice McDonald
  • 69. As fast as possible 1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart
  • 70. As fast as possible 1912, Fast Food Restaurant, Joseph horn and Frank Hardart 1940, Richard and Maurice McDonald
  • 71. 1886, Coca Cola, John Pemberton
  • 72. As sweet as possible
  • 73. As sweet as possible 1897, Cotton Candy, William Morrison & John C. Wharton
  • 74. Changed the ways we DISCOVERED FOOD
  • 75. …out of neglect 1930, Chocolate chip cookie, Ruth Wakefield
  • 76. …out of spite 1853, Potato chips, George Crum
  • 77. …out of care 1856, Condensed Milk, Gail Borden
  • 78. …out of laziness 1905, Ice pop, Frank Epperson
  • 79. …by accident 1945, Microwave Oven, Percy Spencer
  • 80. …out of attentiveness 1929, Frozen Food, Clarence Birdseye
  • 81. CONCLUSION
  • 82. THANKS Wikipedia and all the people, who post stories and pictures