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    Liquid propellant rockets. Mankind has been trapped on earth for millions of years. Rockets has enabled man to travel to distant planets.

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    Internet!

    Eliminate distance.
    Changes the way businesses operate.
    Allowed globalisation to be a reality.
    Changes the way you see the world thru unlimited information thru www.
    Created many billionaires and millionaires and many more to come.
    Kill jobs!
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    1) language, paper, ink.
    2) toilet paper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sgvideoman View Post
    Liquid propellant rockets. Mankind has been trapped on earth for millions of years. Rockets has enabled man to travel to distant planets.
    Er... mankind has only reached the moon..... and nothing beyond....

    Then again "If you believed they put a man on the moon, man on the moon...."

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    AIR CONDITIONER !

    in Singapore, no air-con can die.

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    Rice cooker.. it stops cooking exactly when the rice is cooked.
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    NUCLEAR WEAPONS

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsbn View Post
    NUCLEAR WEAPONS
    No wonder everyone wants one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ndroo View Post
    Would be greater if it spits beer
    Spits beer, we'd all be swimming
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    the greatest invention is the condom !!

    without it, we would have tonnes of siblings now and without population problem !
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    Quote Originally Posted by kcuf2 View Post
    the greatest invention is the condom !!

    without it, we would have tonnes of siblings now and without population problem !
    but with it, you get many people playing around.
    and trying to smuggle drugs, like this guy's final high
    http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems...1/s1821592.htm
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    You all may be interested in BBC Connections.
    http://www.amazon.com/Connections-2-.../dp/B000035Z1C
    http://www.documentary-video.com/dis...em.cfm?vid=854

    Be warned, the presenter's voice tone and speech speed is very irritating.

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    How about spectacles ?

    Underrated leh, without them, can't see properly
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    The greatest invention for mankind is zip.

    Without it there'll be 3 botton holes in front of your trousers.

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    AEROPLANE...

    man can walk, run and swim but not fly !

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    Quote Originally Posted by raincool2005 View Post
    AEROPLANE...

    man can walk, run and swim but not fly !
    Superman and Spiderman can!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_Yeo View Post
    I know someone going to post this sooner or later "Define 'greatest' "

    for me, i think it's telephone. so convenient and easy to use.
    I thought you wanted to say the greatest invention for mankind was polls.

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    I think the 2nd greatest invention is toto and 4D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sion View Post
    Superman and Spiderman can!
    Superman can.. but Spiderman got fly meh ? i tot he shoot and stick with his web...

    Ultraman ! yes.. that Japanese Ultraman can fly..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_Yeo View Post
    I think the 2nd greatest invention is toto and 4D
    The two useless greatest inventions that we never win anything.

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