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(Popular Mechanics)   101 gadgets that changed the world. List fails right off the bat by suggesting there are 100 gadgets better than Duct Tape   (popularmechanics.com ) divider line
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2013-06-22 07:56:27 AM  
Duct tape is not a "gadget", failmitter
 
2013-06-22 08:15:53 AM  

Man On A Mission: Duct tape is not a "gadget", failmitter


cdn.sheknows.com
 
2013-06-22 08:24:03 AM  
The best thing about duct tape is that you can make it into a gadget.
 
2013-06-22 09:06:22 AM  
101 page slideshow? Even I don't have that much time to waste.

Well I do but I'm not going to.
 
2013-06-22 09:12:15 AM  

Mugato: 101 page slideshow? Even I don't have that much time to waste.

Well I do but I'm not going to.


This
 
2013-06-22 09:28:22 AM  

Mugato: 101 page slideshow? Even I don't have that much time to waste.

Well I do but I'm not going to.

Deslidefied is your friend
 
2013-06-22 09:29:16 AM  
 
2013-06-22 09:52:21 AM  
List fails without vise grips as well.
 
2013-06-22 09:53:51 AM  
Man On A Mission: Duct tape is not a "gadget", failmitter

www.yourdiscovery.com

The fark it isn't.
 
2013-06-22 09:54:15 AM  

Fear_and_Loathing: http://deslide.clusterfake.net/?o=html_table&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.popul a rmechanics.com%2Ftechnology%2Fgadgets%2Freviews%2F101-gadgets-that-cha nged-the-world%3Flink%3Drel%26dom%3Dyah_auto%26src%3Dsyn%26mag%3Dpop


Thank you! Slideshow+ popups= ain'tnobodygottimefodat
 
2013-06-22 09:55:31 AM  
Spoilers: Smartphones are number 1.
 
2013-06-22 09:55:34 AM  

Man On A Mission: Duct tape is not a "gadget", failmitter


FTFSS: "You might say it's a material, not a gadget, but trust us: Duct tape is the ultimate multitool. "
/Not Subby's fault.
 
2013-06-22 09:56:49 AM  
Roomba? Really?
 
2013-06-22 10:04:30 AM  
Duct tape is as much a "gadget" as lumber: sure, you can make lots of things with it, but it is not a gadget -- it's a material.
 
2013-06-22 10:06:38 AM  
List fails without
i.imgur.com
 
2013-06-22 10:09:39 AM  
I'm not wading through that.

Was "pointy stick" on there?

How about "wheel"?

It's pretty recent, but "iPhone" is pretty farking important too.
 
2013-06-22 10:12:43 AM  

Fear_and_Loathing: http://deslide.clusterfake.net/?o=html_table&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.popul a rmechanics.com%2Ftechnology%2Fgadgets%2Freviews%2F101-gadgets-that-cha nged-the-world%3Flink%3Drel%26dom%3Dyah_auto%26src%3Dsyn%26mag%3Dpop


Damn, I read the whole thing. Thanks!
 
2013-06-22 10:13:51 AM  
List fails without the tin can. The health impacts of that thing have been enormous.
 
2013-06-22 10:14:33 AM  

Babwa Wawa: List fails without
[i.imgur.com image 772x981]


img.fark.net
 
2013-06-22 10:22:54 AM  

abhorrent1: Roomba? Really?


This.

The list was 101 Gadgets That Changed The World, not 101 Gadget That Changed The Lives of SkyMall Shoppers
 
2013-06-22 10:28:04 AM  

Carth: Spoilers: Smartphones are number 1.


since the modern smartphone is essentially the hitchhiker's guide...
 
2013-06-22 10:31:29 AM  
Fingernail clippers?  Bic lighters?  Leathermans?  Potato peelers?
 
2013-06-22 10:32:13 AM  
Coffee grinders?  Beer cozies? Zippers? Combustion engines?
 
2013-06-22 10:33:02 AM  
Rolling papers?  Printing press? Keys? Tattoo guns?
 
2013-06-22 10:34:25 AM  
Hair scrunchies?  Bobby pins? Scissors?  Floppy discs?
 
2013-06-22 10:35:17 AM  
Clothes pins?  Soap? iPads? Plastic?
 
2013-06-22 10:36:10 AM  
Those things you wear around your neck with your ID card in them for work?
 
2013-06-22 10:36:48 AM  
Vaseline?  Pasteurization? Zoloft? Cigarettes?
 
2013-06-22 10:37:38 AM  
Genetically modified corn?  New Coke?  Brita water filters? Bumpers?
 
2013-06-22 10:38:30 AM  
Telescopes?  Paintbrushes? Coal?  Jet engines?
 
2013-06-22 10:39:19 AM  
HTML? QWERTY? Knee braces? Internets?
 
2013-06-22 10:40:06 AM  
Toothpicks? Forks? Nut crackers? Slingshots?
 
2013-06-22 10:40:58 AM  
Power drills? Screwdrivers? Reverse osmosis? Pickling?
 
2013-06-22 10:41:46 AM  
Condoms? Maps? GPS? Cheese graters?
 
2013-06-22 10:42:11 AM  

MNguy: Those things you wear around your neck with your ID card in them for work?


Lanyards, dog tags
 
2013-06-22 10:42:44 AM  
Pornography? Money? Psychology?   Mortar?
 
2013-06-22 10:43:32 AM  

JinxedLynx: MNguy: Those things you wear around your neck with your ID card in them for work?

Lanyards, dog tags


thanks.  brain fart.
 
2013-06-22 10:43:39 AM  

Man On A Mission: Duct tape is not a "gadget", failmitter


I agree.  It's a construction tool that's used to hold gadgets together but itself isn't a gadget.
 
2013-06-22 10:46:01 AM  
MNguy,
 in the 10 minutes it took you to post all that, you could've RTFA.
Just sayin'...
 
2013-06-22 10:46:34 AM  
Printing press should've been #1, and wasn't even on the list.
 
2013-06-22 10:47:10 AM  

WippitGuud: Printing press should've been #1, and wasn't even on the list.


Ah... misread the "has to be able to be held in your hands" requirement.
 
2013-06-22 10:47:19 AM  

GoSlash27: MNguy,
 in the 10 minutes it took you to post all that, you could've RTFA.
Just sayin'...


My list is better.
 
2013-06-22 11:05:50 AM  
www.adequatulence.com
TTIWWOHFB.
 
2013-06-22 11:29:22 AM  
img.fark.net
 
2013-06-22 11:32:02 AM  
Fleshlight?
 
2013-06-22 11:36:03 AM  

Mugato: 101 page slideshow? Even I don't have that much time to waste.

Well I do but I'm not going to.


Yeah, I'm going to have to 2nd that.  Fark them and the horse gadget they rode in on.
 
2013-06-22 11:56:26 AM  
The list fails to mention th emost important invention of all time. The ont that made all of the others possible.

THE SCREW!
 
2013-06-22 12:00:32 PM  
Those little things with a rapier-work base, that has an attachment? Those things possessed by your father, that your father put there only just the before, 'bout eight o'clock?
 
2013-06-22 12:08:17 PM  
so the transistor, which made many of these possible, doesn't make the list

the phone, which by definition beget the market for the cellphone ranks below it.

etc

/fail more listmakertard
// meh
/// and thanks for the slide subby, 101 clicks? no thanks
//// go deslide!
 
2013-06-22 12:12:06 PM  

WippitGuud: Ah... misread the "has to be able to be held in your hands" requirement.


yeh, a requirement that the tardauthors of the list themselves violated

typewriter
roomba
picnic cooler
bra
dvr

etc
 
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