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The home computer is one of the most important inventions of our generationThe telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.

The home computer is one of the most important inventions of our generation.

Thomas Edison was one of the greatest inventors in history.

The philosopher Voltaire once remarked that if God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.

The children invented all kinds of excuses to avoid doing housework.

The invention of the printing press changed the world.

My children can't believe that the CD hadn't been invented when I was a kid.

Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard once said, I don't believe medical discoveries are doing much to advance human life. As fast as we create ways to extend it, we are inventing ways to shorten it.

Thomas Edison once remarked that to invent, you need a good imagination, and a pile of junk.

Andr- Maurois once said that we owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - gunpowder and romantic love.

There is an old proverb which states that necessity is the mother of invention.

Ramen, those dried noodles which are popular with college students as a cheap, quick meal, were invented by Momofuku Ando in 1948.

In 1875, Henry Nestl-, a maker of evaporated milk, and Daniel Peter, a chocolate maker, got together and invented milk chocolate.

Universal, state-supported school is a modern invention dating from the nineteenth century.

Someone once joked, Here's a new invention - a solar-powered clothes dryer. It's called a clothes line.

The four most important inventions of the Chinese are widely accepted to be paper, printing, gunpowder, and the compass.

Scotland's most famous game is golf, which was invented there in the 1100s.

Karl Benz of Germany is credited with inventing the first automobile in 1885.

Ice cream was invented in China around 2000 B.C. when the Chinese packed a soft milk-and-rice mixture in snow.

Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, was afraid of the dark.

Discussion question: What are some modern inventions which have appeared in your lifetime?


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