Top ten inventions from the 1400s to now

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  • Sep 15th, 1411

    First trigger invented

    First trigger invented
  • Sep 15th, 1487

    Leonardo designed first parachute

    Leonardo designed first parachute
    First made but was never used
  • Earliest human-powered submarine invented

    Earliest human-powered submarine invented
    The idea was invented by Leonardo but this was first one made
  • The guillotine is invented

    The guillotine is invented
    Made in France to excute the royalty, less painful than using an axe
  • Richard gatling patents the machine gun

    Richard gatling patents the machine gun
    This is actually a gatling gun not really a machine gun
  • Harlim Maxim invents the machine gun

    Harlim Maxim invents the machine gun
    This is the first real automatic weapon that can be carried
  • First robot is built

    First robot is built
    Really basic considering the robots we have now, but was the basis for the modern ones
  • Igo Silkorsky invents first successful helicopter

    Igo Silkorsky invents first successful helicopter
    First one that did not crash or explode
  • The hovercraft invented by Christopher Cockerell.

    The hovercraft invented by Christopher Cockerell.
  • Optical Camouflage System invented by Susumu Tachi, Masahiko Inami, and Naoki Kawakami

    Optical Camouflage System invented by Susumu Tachi, Masahiko Inami, and Naoki Kawakami
    How it looksIt works by a video camera recording the real-life scenery behind the subject, then it transmits that image to a front-mounted projector, which then displays the scene on the reflective material