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Canadian Inventions, more than I thought!

By Oz_Media ·
Old Navy had posted the following comment on another thread, to which I decided to do a little digging.
" You Canadians always like to bash The greatest nation that has ever existed on this planet in all of history, because your country has never done anything of any value whatsoever. This country doesn't need the rest of the world for squat. Just work at keeping up with us OK."
At first I thought it was a little arogant but that was expectd in his case, then I decided to do a ilttle digging and found the following list of inventions by Canadians, these are just some but ones that have made a greater impact over time:


5-pin bowling, The Able Walker, Air condirioned Railway coaches, Abdominizer, AC Radio tube, Acetylene, Acetylene Buoy, Agrifoam Crop Cold protector, Analytical Plotter, Andromonon, ANTI-GRAVITY SUIT (Fighter Pilots Flight Suit), Automayic Foghorn, Automatic Machinery Lubricator, Automatic Postal Sorter, BASKETBALL, Bone Marrow Compatibility Testing, BROMINE, Calcium Carbide, Canada Dy Ginger Ale, Chocolate Nut Bar, COMPUTERIZED BRAILLE, Creed telegraph System (converts Morse code into text), Compound Steam Engine, CPR mannequin, ELECTRIC CAR HEATER, ELECTRIC COOKING RANGE, ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB (Invented by Henry Woodward in 1874 and patent was sold to Thomas Edison), ELECTRON MICROSCOPE, ELECTRIC ORGAN, ELECTRIC SREETCAR, FATHOMETER, FILM COLOURIZATION, POLYETHELENE GARBAGE BAGS, GOALIE MASK, GRAMMAPHONE (Co-invented by Bell and Berliner in 1889), GREEN INK, Half0tone engraving, HEART PACEMAKER, HYDROFOIL BOATS (as per USA request to fight submarines ), IMAX MOVIES, Instant Mashed Potatoes, INSULIN, JAVA, JETLINER, Jolly Jumper, Kerosene, Lawn Sprinkler, Light Bulb Beads, McIntosh Apples,Music Synthesizer, NEWSPRINT, ODOMETER, Paint Roller, Plexiglass, Polypump Liquid dispenser (for liquid hand soap), Portable Film Developing System, Potato Digger, Process to extract Helium from Natural Gas, Prosthetic Hand, Quartz Clock, R-Theta Navigation System, RADIO TRANSMITTED VOICE, Railway car brake, ROBERTSON SCREW (You still haven't beaten that one!), Rotary **** Molding Machine (makes plastic bottles), Rotary Railroad Snowplow,, Rubber Shoe Heels, Safety Paint, The Screw style Propeller, Solicon Chip Blood Analyzer, Slick Licker (for cleaning up oil spills), SNOWBLOWER, SNOWMOBILE, STANDARD TIME, Stero-orthography, Superphosphate fertilizer, Synthetic Sucrose, TELEVISION, TELEVISION CAMERA, TELEPHONE, TELEPHONE HANDSET, Tone-to-Pulse converter, TRIVIAL PURSUIT, Tuck-Away-Hande Beer Carton (THE BEST YET!!!), Undersea Telegraph Cable, UV-Degradable plastics, Variable Pitch Aircraft Propellers, WALKIE TAKLIE, WIRELESS RADIO, Wirephoto, ZIPPER!!

I though Edison Invented the lightbulb, apparently he just bought the patent. I didn't realize Canadians had invented such items as The Screw Propeller (used by almost everything nautical), ZIPPER?, Standard Time and the life saving Pace Maker!

Anyone have any others?

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Ever think if..

by Oz_Media In reply to La la la

I think that perhaps you need to smoke some "LA LA LA" (what the **** is that?) so that you can form a somewhat logical opinion. Your POST is so uneducated it isn't funny. You show complete ignorance. Your lack of knowledge and your ability to spew complete crap is the epitomy of WHY other nations think American are idiots.

If I was one of YOUR american neighbors, I'd knowck your door and kick your *** daily for being such a clown. Give it up kid, you're a loser and ALWAYS will be with that attitude, get a clue.

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by Oz_Media In reply to La la la

I think that perhaps you need to smoke some "LA LA LA" (what the **** is that?) so that you can form a somewhat logical opinion. Your POST is so uneducated it isn't funny. You show complete ignorance. Your lack of knowledge and your ability to spew complete crap is the epitomy of WHY other nations think American are idiots.

If I was one of YOUR american neighbors, I'd knowck your door and kick your *** daily for being such a clown. Give it up kid, you're a loser and ALWAYS will be with that attitude, get a clue.

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Love that triple post!

by mrbill- In reply to Ever think if..

What happened Oz? The submit button get stuck? J/K TR having a good day with the posts. `

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Really don't know

by Oz_Media In reply to Love that triple post!

Hey when I first posted it showed up once. Now I return to the post and it's up three times!

Maybe TR thinks I had a point. Now if I could only find a hat to fit it?!

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As American Vet - Nick's comment are degrading

by JimHM In reply to La la la

Flame ON - as the Flash would say..OK Nick you opened you mouth now reap the flames.

First - I am an American Vietnam Vet and find you comments in regards to the Canadain vets degrading, vulgar, offensive, uncouth, disgusting, demeaning and down right crude. You SIR HAVE NO CODE - YOU SIR HAVE NO HONOR!

My first question to you - when did you server and in what Military and what Branch?

Second - did you ever heard of the international brigade made up of Canadians and American Army? The movie was a little off but they were called the "Devils Bridgade!" -

Thrid - As others have said, they were fighting the Nazi's long before the USA entered the war. There were many Merchi Naval personal on all sides (Canadian, British and Americans) that lost their lifes during the convoyes crossing the North Altantic. There were also many great Naval battles that the various Navy's won ... Canadian, British and American.

Fourth - Learn - read - Educate yourself before posting something as disgusting as that comment. And on Vet's day in the US..to top it off.. You sir are an American Embarassment!

Please post your Military experence - branch - times of service - If you are even a Vet...

From this X-Vietnam Vet to All those Vet's world wide - Whether you servered with the American, Canadian, British, German, French, Greek, Italian or where ever.... That all desiver their Nations Thanks and Respect.

Not the Tripe this fool Niclolasclayg is spuing - Nick if you are an American - YOU ARE THE UGLESS AMERICAN I HAVE RUN INTO IN A LONG TIME, You SIR May Now Leave the Country!

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