The Most Impactful Inventions in Each State in the U.S.

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by Ana Bulnes Jul 13, 2017

Look around you. Every manmade object you see did once not exist and had to be invented by someone. We all know famous inventors like Thomas Edison or the Wright brothers, but what about the rest? For example, do you know any famous inventor from your state? Do you know if any everyday object was invented by your past neighbors?

Every state has an impactful invention — TV was invented in Idaho, the computer mouse in Oregon, and we owe electric traffic lights to Lester Wire, a policeman from Utah. Do you want to know more? MidAmerica Nazarene University has created this amazing infographic about each state’s most interesting, impactful, noteworthy invention.

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