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Who invented the zero?

It might seem like an obvious piece of any numerical system, but the zero is a surprisingly recent development in human history. In fact, this ubiquitous ...
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Who invented the internet?

As you might expect for a technology so expansive and ever-changing, it is impossible to credit the invention of the Internet to a single person. The ...
football

Who invented football?

The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly called gridiron football, for the vertical yard lines that mark the field. Closely ...
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Who really invented the light bulb?

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Who built the first automobile?

It’s hard to credit a single person with inventing the automobile. Not only did an estimated 100,000 patents lead to cars as we know them, but people ...