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Inventions from the ORAL ERA Era

Control of Fire 250,000 BCE Africa (1)
1) Heat
2) Light
3) Nutrition from cooking
4) Protection/shelter
5) Sterilize water
6) Charcoal to restart fire
7) Clearing land for crops
8) Signaling
9) Burning waste
10) Cremation
11) Repel insects
12) Cauterize wounds
13) Hardening wood/stone
14) Drying objects, clothes/food
15) Food preservation, smoking meat
16) Waterproofing with smoke
17) Migration in cold climates
18) Drive animals
19) Smoke out bees for honey
20) Drive out holed animals
21) Bending wood (Bow)
22) Burn out canoes
23) Black pigment, charcoal
24) Char wood to decrease rot
25) Remove seed chaff
26) Smoke tobacco
27) Scar/tatoos
28) Burning hair off hides
29) Warfare
30) Religious ceremonies
31) Detoxify botulism
32) Glue from birch bark
33) Ink from charcoal and glue
34) Toothpaste
35) Soap        

Inventions from the TOKENS ERA Era

Kiln furnace 6000 BCE Sumer Mesopotamia
Bow drill for starting fires 4500 BCE Indus River
Oil lamp radiating light 4000 BCE Egypt

Inventions from the WRITTEN ERA Era

Oven for bread baking 3000 BCE Egypt
Candle radiant light 3000 BCE Egypt/Crete
Bellows for smelting 2500 BCE Mesopotamia

1) Control of FIRE
2) Smelting copper, bronze, iron
3) Steam engine
4) Internal combustion engine
5) Black gunpowder
6) Glass, optical lenses
7) Ceramics
8) Fission power
9) Artificial satellite
10) Semiconductor electronics
11) Smokeless gunpowder
12) Plastics
13) Steam turbine
14) Nitrogen fixation (Haber-Bosch process)
15) Concrete
16) V-2 rocket
17) Petroleum refining
18) Soap
19) Stainless steel
20) Aluminum
21) Fiberoptics
22) Nail
23) Screw
24) Photovoltaic cell, silicon
25) Fusion technology
26) Oxy-acetylene torch welding
27) Safety bicycle
28) Saw
29) Gears
30) Axe, wedge, chisel
31) Rivet
32) Synthetic diamond
33) Disposable hypodermic syringe
34). Polyester, synthetic fiber polymers        

Inventions from the ALPHABET ERA Era

Blast furnace for smelting ores 400 BCE China
Lighthouse for navigation 250 BCE Alexandria, Hellenistic Egypt
Torch sulfur and lime 100 AD Rome

Inventions from the NUMBERS ERA Era

Sulfur matches 577 AD China
Windmill wind power 650 AD Persia
Black gunpowder sulfur, charcoal, potassium nitrate 850 AD Wei Boyang China
Firelance first firearm 950 AD China
Bomb explosive 1221 AD China
Hand cannon firearm 1250 AD China
Bronze cannon weapon/artillary 1326 AD China
Musket true firearm 1350 AD China

Inventions from the PRINT ERA Era

Rifle grooves in barrel 1498 AD Gaspard Kollner Austria (20)
Flintlock ignition 1612 AD Marin Le Boureoys France
Steam engine pump for mines 1698 AD Thomas Savory UK
Improved Watt compressor steam engine 1765 AD James Watt UK (16)
Shrapnel shell explosive fragmentation 1784 AD Henry Shrapnel UK
Percussion cap firearm 1807 AD Alexander John Forsyth UK
Internal combustion engine engine cylinder combustion 1807 AD Nicephore Niepce France
Breach loaded rifle 1810 AD John H. Hall USA
Friction match 1826 AD John Walker UK
Cylindrical bullet 1830 AD Henri-Gustave Delvigne France
Revolver practical, functional 1835 AD Samuel Colt USA

Inventions from the WIRED ERA Era

Safety match 1844 Gustaf Erik Pasch Sweden
Nitroglycerin more powerful than gunpowder 1846 Ascanio Sobrero Italy
Metal cartridge bullet percussion cap base 1846 Houiller France
Repeating rifle 1849 Walter Hunt USA
Internal combustion engine gas 1859 Etienne Lenoir France
Henry rifle 1860 Benjamin Robert Henry USA
Machine gun Gatling gun 1862 Richard Gatling USA
Torpedo 1864 Giovanni Luppis, Robert Whitehead Austria/UK
Springfield rifle breech loading 1865 Springfield Armory USA
Dynamite powerful explosive 1867 Alfred Nobel Sweden
Winchester 73 rifle 1873 Winchester Co. USA
Cathode ray tube predates television 1878 William Crooks UK
2 stroke engine gasoline 1879 Karl Benz Germany
Light bulb filament carbonized bamboo 1879 Thomas Alva Edison USA
Smokeless gunpowder 3x more powerful than black gunpowder 1884 Paul Vielle France (37)
Maxim machine gun 1884 Hiram Maxim USA/UK
Lever action rifle Winchester 1987 John Moses Browning USA
Electric toaster 1893 Crompton Co. UK
Diesel engine compression ignition 1893 Rudolf Diesel Germany
Pull chain light switch 1986 Harvey Hubbell USA
Flashlight wireless lighting 1896 David Misell UK
Air conditioner commercial 1902 Willis Carrier USA (50)
Flamethrower 1915 Richard Fiedler Germany
Tungsten light filament longer lived lightbulb 1916 Irving Langmuir USA
Submachine gun 1918 Theodor Bergmann Germany
Pop up toaster 1919 Charles Strite USA

Inventions from the WIRELESS ERA Era

Tommy gun 45 mm portable machine gun 1920 John Thompson USA
Geothermal power plant 1921 John D. Grant USA
Zippo lighter 1932 George Blaisdell USA
Nuclear fission of heavy nuclei uranium, thorium 1938 Otto Hahn, Lise Meitner, Fritz Straussmann Germany/Austria
Bazooka anti-tank weapon 1942 Clarence Hickman, Edward Uhl, Leslie Skinner USA
Napalm incendiary weapon 1942 Louis Feiser, Harvard U. USA
Nuclear fission chain reaction 1942 Enrico Fermi, U of Chicago USA
Assault rifle 1944 Hugo Schmeisser Germany
Microwave oven not portable 1945 Percy L. Spencer USA
Uranium, Little Boy, fission bomb gun type mechanism, Manhattan project 1945 J. Robert Oppenheimer et al. USA
Plutonium, Fat Man, fission bomb implosion mechanism, Manhattan project 1945 J. Robert Oppenheimer et al. USA
AK -47 assault rifle 1947 Mikhail Kalashnikov USSR
Nuclear power plant fission electricity 1951 Walter Zinn USA
Thermonuclear fusion bomb nuclear fusion, Operation Ivy 1952 Edward Teller et al. USA
Silicon solar cell sunlight to electricity 1953 Gerald Pearson,Daryl Chapin, Calvin Fuller, Bell labs USA
Uzi sub machine gun 1954 Uziel Gal Israel
LASER, semiconductor light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation 1957 Jun-ichi Nishizawa Japan
Ruby LASER 1960 Theodore Maiman, Gordon Gould, Charles Hard Townes, Atrhur L. Schawlow USA
LED light emitting diode 1962 Nick Holonyak Jr. USA
Lava lamp 1963 Edward Craven Walker USA
Carbon dioxide LASER 1964 Kumar Patel, Bell labs USA
Liquid crystal display LCD 1964 George Heilmeier USA
Portable microwave oven countertop 1967 Amana USA
LASER guided bomb smart bomb 1967 US Air Force USA
Light emitting diode watch digital watch, LED display 1972 John M. Bergey USA
Compact flourescent light bulb more efficient light 1976 Edward E. Hammer, GE USA
Neutron bomb high radiation weapon 1981 Samual T. Cohen USA
Scram jet engine more powerful jet 1981 Ray Stalker Australia
LASER pointer presentation highlighter 1982 Theodore Harold Maiman, Gordon Gould USA
OLED display organic light emitting diode 1987 Stephen Van Slyke, Ching W. Tang USA

Inventions from the INTERNET ERA Era

Ultraviolet light water purification UV water sterilization 1992 Ashok Gadgil USA/India
Antisatellite LASER space weapon 1997 Department of Defense USA
Active denial system, microwave crowd clearing device heat ray 2001 James Jordan Rosenberg, Michael Peter DeLisio, Blythe Chadwick USA
LASER mapping of 3 dimensional objects digital blueprints 2001 Ben Kacyra USA
Improvised explosive device IED remotely activated 2001 international Middle East
LASER pulsed energy projectile PEP LASER induced plasma explosion 2002 E. M. Honig USA
Metal storm machine gun 1 million rounds/minute 2007 J. Mike O'Dwyer Australia
Massive ordinance penetrator MOP bunker busting bomb 2007 Department of Defense USA
Anti-drone LASER heat generating 2014 China China

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