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  1. Petroleum — 2020-02-14 18:46:54
    …hough Young held the patent, some countries realised they had their own oil and coal reserves. In 1859, an oil well was drilled in Titusville Pennsylvania and within 2 years, American petroleum was being produced. {{Image url="YoungsParaffin.jp…
  2. Vacuum cleaner — 2018-12-26 13:21:55
    …on Park House in Montpellier, Gloucester" width="300" }} The machine toured the streets with a team of of men in white drill suits. On finding a potential customer, the salesmen demonstrated their wares by throwing street dirt onto people's car…
  3. Toothbrush — 2017-08-06 10:37:43
    …d at the time of rubbing a rag with soot and salt on the teeth. So by hand he carved a small brush handle from bone. He drilled holes into the bone handle and inserted boar bristles that were held in place by wire. Addis starting mass-producing …
  4. Modern Farming — 2017-07-03 12:19:17
    …ed drill and changing the course of agriculture for all time. Planting with Jethro Tull’s seed drill invention improved germination fivefold. Tull correctly theorized that plants should be more widely spaced and the soil…
    … are the father to the modern day hoe and many other tractor and agriculture equipment. == Plough == {{Image url="Seed_drill.jpg" class="right" }} Jethro Tull’s inventive influence in the plough (plow in old English) can still be seen today. …
  5. Electric Generator — 2017-05-25 11:18:24
    …otor.jpg" class="right" width="150" }}||{{image url="Foodmixer.jpg" class="right" width="150" }}||{{image url="Cordless_Drill.jpg" class="right" width="120" }}|| …

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