10 Inventions That Changed The World And Human Lives

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Updated on 8 Apr, 2018 at 5:56 pm


We have experienced various technological inventions over the years. While every invention has its own importance some of these inventions have revolutionized our lives. Check out this list devoted to the betterment of your life.

1. Internet

Whenever we think about the internet, we start feeling the joy of our everyday life, how we stay in touch, share information, complete tasks, and even make money. The popularity and accessibility of the Internet has been the driving force behind the process of how we communicate and adopts new ways to improve productivity.



2. Atom bomb


As soon as we recognize the long-term nature of nuclear power, we can predict that this invention has both good and bad effects. The bad side of it is that it damages our environment and atmosphere and what is worse, it’s too destructive. But this ensures peace between the superpowers because they know that even a war with conventional weapons could swiftly escalate into nuclear obliteration.



3. Transistor

Apparently, one of the greatest invention of 20th century. Heck, without the transistor, what would the digital economy look like? Would Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. have become giants? Without the transistor, some say our servers would be three stories high, and laptops would be a prop on Star Trek. Our televisions would still use vacuum tubes.



4. Wireless Telegraphy

This up and coming method of communication has literally changed the way we live. Many of us cannot imagine a day without using a wireless device. In fact, we use them so much, that we barely recognize them as wireless anymore. After all, who would think that you could contact a person from across the globe while sitting in a cafe across town, with no cost to either of you?



5. Flying machine

The invention of the flying machine changed the way we travel and also made traveling very comfortable. Flying machines gave us the opportunity to explore different parts of the world. Tackling emergency situations like floods became much easier. The birth of the jet age in the 1950s, man’s first steps on the moon, even Richard Branson’s just-announced commercial space tourist plan, all have their salient contribution in touching the sky.



6. Light bulb

The light bulb, in particular, deeply changed human existence by illuminating the night and making it friendly to a wide range of human activity.  The electric light, one of the everyday conveniences that most affects our lives evolved as an opportunity to engage in business and social activities at night. People became more productive and the economy flourished with the extra business hours.



7. Haber’s process for the production of ammonia

One the most important technological invention of this century, the Haber-Bosch process enables the economical mass synthesis of ammonia (NH3) from nitrogen and hydrogen. Today, the Haber-Bosch process is used to produce more than 500 million tons (453 billion kilograms) of artificial fertilizer per year; roughly 1% of the world’s energy is used for it, and it sustains about 40% of our planetary population.



8. Steam Engine

In the never-ending search for energy sources, the invention of the steam engine changed the face of the earth. The steam engine can easily be considered as one of the most important inventions of the entire industrial revolution. There is not one part of industry present in today’s society that can be examined without coming across some type of reference or dependence upon the steam engine.



9. Gregorian calendar

The Gregorian calendar is a blessing in human’s life. Invented in 1582, the system adopted a leap year cycle different than the one employed by the Julian calendar. The new calendar was considered an improvement on the earlier Julian model. In the Gregorian calendar, four years make up a cycle, with an extra or “leap” day added to the fourth year to keep the dates and months synchronized with the solar cycle.



10. Wheel

Well, this one is the oldest and most remarkable invention of man. Without the wheel, the world simply wouldn’t exist as we know it. The invention of the wheel was at the root of the Industrial Revolution, although it would take a long time to get there. This invention helped in the progress of the world’s economy, industry, and technology.



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