1. Roller Skates
3. Traffic Lights
Believe it or not, traffic lights were introduced 18 years before the car was even invented. The very first traffic lights were introduced in front of the Houses of Parliament in 1868. The inventor, John Peake Knight, invented the first traffic lights to regulate horse drawn carriage traffic.
4. Dry Cleaning
The inventor of Doritos, Archibald Clark West, had them sprinkled on his grave! His daughter, Jana, stated that plain Doritos (Cool Original) were his favourite.
6. Water Bed
7. Tattoo Pen
Thomas Edison, the inventor of the electric light bulb, motion picture camera and phonograph, was also responsible for the creation of the tattoo pen. It was patented under the title Stencil-Pens in Newark, New Jersey, in 1876. It was originally intended to be a duplicate device, but Samuel O’Reilly realised in 1891 could be modified and used on skin.Continue Reading Below
8. Chocolate-Chip Cookies
9. Gingerbread Men
Queen Elizabeth I is believed to be the inventor of gingerbread men, as the first documented instance of the sweet treat was at the court of Elizabeth I of England. The Queen had the gingerbread men made and presented in the likeness of some of her invited guests.
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