List of greatest/best inventions in the 20th century
Well I can make a personal list which reflects the inventions that have made the biggest difference for me personally:
- the contraceptive pill: I wouldn't be childless without it!
- the internal combustion engine: in the long term it allowed the developed of mass travel which allowd poor people like me to travel the world
- the Internet: can you remember how small life was when your main source of information was the local library
- electric light - having just pet some time camping I will never be cavalier about good light again
- refrigeration is pretty cool too - keeps you and the food cool!
- artivfical fibres like Lycra and nylon - I hate ironing
- the automatic washing machine - have you ever tried to wash sheets by hand or using a twin-tub!