Top 10 Inventions

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6.    Anesthetics – Combined with antibiotics, this medical advancement may as well be credited with millions of lives saved and allowed modern medicine to flourish at its present pace.


7.    Antibiotics – Before its discovery in the 1870s, mankind are practically helpless against the threat of infection caused by harmful microorganism. The discovery of antibiotics ushered the defining moment where mankind was able to fight back disease-causing microorganisms and infections.


8.    Birth Control – This invention has helped the women take more control of their lives and assume more significant roles in the society.


9.    Internet – This is one innovation that has not realized even half of its potential. We are now seeing the convergence of all information-based utilities of mankind into a common platform anchored on the Net. We can hardly wait to see what the immediate future holds for us with the fast-paced events we are witnessing in the Internet.


10.    Alcohol – The history of mankind is littered with major events where alcohol is a major factor. In fact, this wonder spirit has had its fair share in the shaping of human civilization. As the husbands may have all the reasons why they got caught up in the bar, we also have all the reasons for including alcohol in our top 10 list of major inventions.


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