Inventions that changed the world and their stories

The art of invention is what keeps the world progressing because necessity is the mother of invention. Therefore, inventions such as the light bulb, cars, and gunpowder revolutionized how we understand the world, how we approach work, how countries fight wars, and even how we understand travel. These ten stories give more insight into the greatest inventions known to man and the needs that drove such innovations.

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Lesson 1. Sumerian Writing
Lesson 2. Gunpowder
Lesson 3. The Printing Press
Lesson 4. The Light Bulb
Lesson 5. Steam Engine
Lesson 6. Telephone
Lesson 7. Automobile
Lesson 8. The “Flying Machine”
Lesson 9. Personal Computing
Lesson 10. The Internet
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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