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TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

Here is the TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

 

1.Wheel

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • Look around, you will not find anything which has no connection with wheel.
  • Wheel is the part and parcel of each machine in this modern era.
  • The early wheel was simple wooden disk with a hole for axle.
  • The oldest form of wheel was used in Mesopotamia.
  • No doubt invention of wheel is the foundation of technology.
  • The most important applications of wheel include the water wheel, the spinning wheel, the cogwheel, the flywheel and engine.
  • The most modern descendants of the wheel include the jet engine, turbine, flywheel and propeller.
  • You will find wheel everywhere from the wheel of a truck to a microscopic wheel of a wrest watch.
  • In short, wheel is the base of industrial revolution.

 

2.Paper

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • Imagine for while that paper has not yet been invented.
  • While imagining this, you will realize that how world looked like without paper and what impacts it had on the progress and prosperity of human being.
  • Paper like material was being used in Egypt in 4000 BC.
  • The credit of paper’s current form goes to Chinese.
  • They made the most useful paper in 105 BC.
  • The art of paper making shifted from China to Japan and Arab, and then from Arab to western countries.
  • Paper was developed gradually in different eras.
  • If paper had not been invented, we would have been using skin of trees, leather of animals, stone slabs and wooden boards for writing.
  • The world would not have been as modern as it is without transfer of knowledge.
  • These days paper is used for representing value e.g. paper money, cheque, voucher, ticket and bank note.
  • Paper is also used for storing and transferring information e.g. books, notebooks, newspapers, letters, art and magazines.
  • It is also used in packaging e.g. paper bag, wallpaper, envelope etc.
  • For cleaning e.g. facial tissue, handkerchiefs and toilet paper etc.
  • paper is also used for construction e.g. origami, paper honeycomb, construction paper and paper clothing , sandpaper, litmus paper and filter paper etc.

 

3.Light Bulb

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • An incandescent light globe is an electric light which produces light with a wire filament heated to a high temperature by an electric current which passes through it.
  • The credit of inventing light bulb goes to Joseph Swan and Thomas Edison but the Edison’s version was most applicable and was able to outstrip the others.
  • No doubt, Thomas Edison is the greatest inventor of human history.
  • Transformation of energy into light is a great achievement which revolutionized our lives.
  • The bulb which was invented before Edison was not able to bear heat.
  • The importance of light bulb in human history can never ever be denied.
  • Light bulb has changed our nights into days.
  • Bulb has expanded our working hours.
  • It has made easiest arranging ceremonies, traveling, reading and writing in the night hours.

4.Printing Press

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • The invention of the printing press is one of the most influential events in the second millennium.
  • Like wheel, paper and light bulb, it also revolutionized our lives.
  • Johannes Gutenberg invented printing press in the Holy Roman Empire around 1440.
  • Before the invention of printing press, there were a few handwritten books.
  • And those books were in the possession of some religious sects and knowledge loving riches.
  • We can say illiterate and uncivilized world converted to most literate and civilized world only because of printing press.
  • It is amazing that an ordinary printing press of 15th century could print only five books in a year.
  • The importance of printing press cannot be denied.
  • It converted ignorant world to civilized world.
  • Printing press is indeed a first step in to modern era.

 

5.Radio

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • Marconi played a vital role in inventing radio.
  • Basically the idea of wireless communication predates the discovery of radio.
  • Radio was developed gradually.
  • At last, after making continuous efforts, Marconi succeeded to send a radio signal across the English Channel.
  • Without any hesitation, I say that the radio is most important and useful invention in human history.
  • The communication among different parts of the world, among ships, space stations and airplanes is possible due to radio.
  • No doubt, the invention of radio is forethought of other inventions.

6.Compass

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • Compass is used for navigation and orientation.
  • It shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions or points.
  • The first compass was made of lodestone.
  • It was a naturally magnetized ore of iron.
  • At very first, it was used for navigation by the Song Dynasty.
  • The needle of compass navigates only north and south.
  • Compass is used to navigate ships airplanes and traffic.
  • It would have been an uphill task to travel in the world in the absence of compass.
  • The contact among different parts of the world depends upon compass.

 

7.Watch

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • It is the watch which has made our lives more organized.
  • The optimum use of time and the division of time for work, both depend upon the watch.
  • Time was calculated by the shades of trimmed stones in 3500 BC.
  • The word clock was used for watch after the 4th century.
  • For the progress, the importance of time division cannot be denied.
  • The progress depends upon time division and time division depends upon watch.

 

8.Ship

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • Ship is also a one of most useful inventions for mankind.
  • Wooden boats and ships were being used for the purposes of traveling and trade in different parts of the world.
  • Where there was sea or river, there were wooden boats and ships.
  • Vasco Da Gama and Leif Ericson traveled by their wooden ships and discovered America.
  • It has been proved that Leaf Ericson discovered South America hundreds years before Columbus.
  • This is a historical misconception that Columbus discovered America.
  • Due to ships, trade and tourism increased rapidly in the world.
  • Wooden ships paved way for new worlds.

 

9.Bicycle

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • Airplanes, Trains, Buses and cars have made our lives most comfortable. These days the distance of months is covered in hours due to modern means of travelling. Let’s suppose for a while, all the energy resources have been used up and finished.
  • What will happen? All these things will be useless in the absence of energy sources.
  • Only one thing will be useful in such situation which is known as bicycle.
  • This is still a most favorite convince of modern industrialized countries like China and Japan.
  • It is indeed one of most useful inventions for mankind.

 

10.Sewing Machine

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

TOP 10 Useful Inventions for Mankind

  • A sewing machine is used to stitch fabric and other materials together with threads.
  • This machine has greatly improved the efficiency and productivity of the clothing industry.
  • Charles Fredrick Wiesenthal was awarded the first patent for a mechanical device to aid the art of sewing in 1755. Basically he was a German engineer.
  • Sewing machine is the invention having long and evolutional history.
  • Archeologists are in the view that people had been sewing by hand for 20 thousand years before the invention of sewing machine.
  • The importance of sewing machine cannot be denied even in this modern era.
  • The revolution in garments industry is due to the invention of sewing machine.

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