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#1 Posted by TomA (2531 posts) -
#2 Posted by TomA (2531 posts) -

Come at this from any angle you like, most influential, or just your personal favorite. Go for it!

#3 Posted by Crono11 (1651 posts) -

 Penicillin.

#4 Posted by JJWeatherman (14573 posts) -

The internet. 
 
Wait, firearms? Really?!

#5 Posted by inkeiren (989 posts) -

Language.

#6 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

The printing press. Basically it changed history and how we view it.

#7 Posted by kimbokasteniv (115 posts) -

Electricity. Just about everything most people use runs on it.

#8 Posted by lolicanseeyou (525 posts) -
@JJWeatherman said:
" The internet.  Wait, firearms? Really?! "
lol someone is a gun nut
#9 Posted by DancingJesus (68 posts) -

The Computer.. 
 
Without that, the internet nor video games could exist.

#10 Posted by Guyzea (816 posts) -

Antiseptics.  Before antiseptics there was no sanitation.

 

#11 Posted by Brendan (8174 posts) -

Math, without it there is no logical way to recognize situations and change them.
#12 Posted by Stackboy (517 posts) -
@Guyzea said:
" Antiseptics.  Before antiseptics there was no sanitation.   "
This man............is informed and has watched Donnie Darko.
#13 Posted by ry0wn (170 posts) -

Lubricant and pornography.

#14 Posted by Bones8677 (3283 posts) -

Other. The answer is fire. Sure it's technically not an invention.

#15 Posted by MonetaryDread (2183 posts) -

The pointed stick.

#16 Posted by m1k3 (1339 posts) -

any form of transportation. planes, cars, and boats.

#17 Posted by Dipstick (546 posts) -
@kimbokasteniv said:
" Electricity. Just about everything most people use runs on it. "
We didn't invent it. We just learned to use it. 
#18 Posted by Fbomb (1168 posts) -

I vote wheel.

#19 Posted by ISuperGamerI (1880 posts) -
@JJWeatherman said:
" The internet.  Wait, firearms? Really?! "
Lol yeah that shouldn't be on the list, but I can't really decide which invention is the best. I think science or something along the lines of that should be on the list.
#20 Posted by sodiumCyclops (2644 posts) -

Math is more of a discovery, but if you are thinking a long those lines then Physics is better.

#21 Posted by Brunchies (2484 posts) -

Math because without it the computer and most modern technology wouldn't exist. 

#22 Posted by Hitchenson (4682 posts) -

Medicine and other medical treatments. 

#23 Posted by SJSchmidt93 (4899 posts) -

Electricity because without that most of those would be impossible.

#24 Edited by Frederik (377 posts) -

'The fuck would I know?! The first...?

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#25 Posted by StaticFalconar (4850 posts) -
@Dipstick said:
" @kimbokasteniv said:
" Electricity. Just about everything most people use runs on it. "
We didn't invent it. We just learned to use it.  "
Same could be said for math, music and fire since they all exist without man. All we did was understand it. 
#26 Posted by teh_pwnzorer (1482 posts) -
@sodiumCyclops said:
" Math is more of a discovery, but if you are thinking a long those lines then Physics is better. "
You probably got that backwards.   Other than \aleph_0 and the cardinality of the continuum, you won't find too many examples of infinite cardinals in nature -- or outside the imagination.
#27 Posted by Buscemi (1106 posts) -

The pogo stick, because how the hell would we else jump around like the silly bastards we are?

#28 Posted by SumDeus (1857 posts) -

Porn.

#29 Posted by demontium (4710 posts) -
@TomA:  
 
H. Video Games.
#30 Posted by cancerdancer (315 posts) -

Slavery.

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#31 Posted by BrockSampson (299 posts) -
@Guyzea said:
" Antiseptics.  Before antiseptics there was no sanitation.   "
Donnie Darko?
#32 Posted by RE_Player1 (7526 posts) -

ICP Miracles 

#33 Posted by Tomzombie (401 posts) -

trans portion at great speeds like car or air plain or ships and be able to move over a few tons on a boat 

#34 Posted by Korne (625 posts) -

-Law 
-Writing Systems 
-Agriculture 
-Civilizations 
 
More recently, anticeptics!

#35 Posted by RichardLOlson (1852 posts) -

Porno!!!

#36 Posted by xyzygy (10079 posts) -

The penis.

#37 Posted by Tru3_Blu3 (3245 posts) -
@xyzygy said:
" The penis. "
Give the vagina some respect, too.
#38 Posted by rhodric (281 posts) -
@crono11 said:
"  Penicillin. "
i was just about to write the same.
#39 Posted by Zero_ (1977 posts) -

Jeff Gerstmann

#40 Posted by Mrnitropb (2090 posts) -

Beer. These gentlemen seem to agree with me. So praise Charlie Mopps, the man who invented it.
 

#41 Posted by crusader8463 (14429 posts) -

The day the first person realized that you could record, or take a photo of, people with their clothes off or while having sex. That person is my hero.

#42 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6403 posts) -

Video games.

#43 Posted by mano521 (1232 posts) -
@Stackboy said:
" @Guyzea said:
" Antiseptics.  Before antiseptics there was no sanitation.   "
This man............is informed and has watched Donnie Darko. "
i was hoping some one would say that hahaha
#44 Posted by JJOR64 (19071 posts) -
@kimbokasteniv said:
" Electricity. Just about everything most people use runs on it. "
What he said.
#45 Posted by rufusgerm (18 posts) -
@inkeiren said:
" Language. "
 
By the way Math really isn't an invention, but I love it so I'm not going to complain too much. 
#46 Posted by Vigil (231 posts) -

Toilet paper obviously.

#47 Posted by Dorium (4 posts) -

the toilet is mankind greatest invention, enough said.

#48 Posted by armaan8014 (5464 posts) -

Music for sure. Other inventions are just the cause of the situations the world is now in.

#49 Posted by Jazz (2322 posts) -
@crono11 said:
"  Penicillin. "
#50 Posted by Landon (4164 posts) -

Porn.@ry0wn said:

" Lubricant and pornography. "
This.