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October 22nd, 2004

Best Invention Ever

A few weeks ago, I was informing a coworker about TiVo. He was extremely excited about it, especially after seeing the online demo. Later in the day he even proclaimed that TiVo was the best invention ever. “Better than the refrigerator?” “Better than the automobile?” “Yes.”

Although he was being facetious, and TiVo is an incredible thing, it got me to wondering what the best invention ever really is. I’m thinking of something that has changed the way people work or live or both, and is totally indispensable.

My answer would be electricity. Although the paper clip is a close second.

Posted in Everyday Life

Amanda F. September 7, 2006, 8:07 pm

Joeseph said, “Best invention of the last fifty years? Teflon.”

That’s incorrect. Teflon was ‘*discovered*’ in 1938.
He posted that comment in 2004. Do the math.

Do you think that the creation of government could count as an invention?

fooool October 4, 2006, 1:23 am

best invention: socks 🙂

alan inglis February 5, 2007, 6:14 pm

first thing i thought of was plastic…. then the flushable toilet, then toilet paper………. for obvious reasons. does music count????

The Invertor of all this stuff May 1, 2007, 8:28 pm

Football, Baseball, iPod’s, Water Polo, MySpace, Wikipedia, toasters, Pike Place Market, Glass, Houses, Computers, Internet, Criag’s List, EBAY, Dogs, Nuke’s, Medicine, Washington, The Dollar, Borat, Color, Printers, Telephones, Cell Phones, Television, The Canadian Channel, Google, Photoshop, Checkers, Electricty, Chairs, Electric Chair, Coca Cola, Spiderman, Superman, Comcast, Paint, Dell Computerts, Microsoft, Animals, The Spanish Language, ATV, Tea Pot, Helmets, Root Beer, Swimming, Music, Gasoline, Paper, Plastic, Gaterade, Water, Pens, Pencils, Trees, Cars, Metal, Photobucket, Bikes, Skateboards, The Bathtub, Sandles, Big Macs, Ice Cream, Steroids, The Office, Mascara, CSI, Cameras, Pirates, Batman, Elmer Fudd, Bugs Bunny, Flowers, Lizzards, Refridgerator, Spoon’s, Condom, Movies, Movie Theater, Vending Machine, Sweedish Fish, Guns, Swords, Brass Knuckles, Egypt, Sliced Bread, Waves, TiVo, Preps, Emo’s, Jocks, Velcro, Duct Tape, Paper Airplanes, Teflon, Indoor Plumbing, Mute Button, The Oven, Microwave, XM Radio, Rap Music, Country Music, Rock Music, E-Mail, HD Television, Toilet Paper, Honey Buckets, Garfield, Gaydar, McDonaldas, Screwdrivers, Sun Chips, The Wheel, PingPong, Beer Pong, Socks, Gernades. Those are all the best inventions ever!!!!

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