Quiz: Can You Identify the Inventor Based on Their Invention?
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Can You Identify the Inventor Based on Their Invention?
By: Tasha Moore
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About This Quiz

When was the last time you thought about how some of your favorite creature comforts came to be? Here is a way for you to identify the inventors who make life so much easier. How many masterminds can you identify by name? We've filtered geniuses and their wonderful developments from around the world and from different moments in history.

Many folks don't stop to think how hard on the human frame it would be cut a solid block of cheese with even a sharp knife. Thanks to Thor Bjorklund, humans have not had that problem for many years. The Lillehammer, Norway native discovered a brilliant way to slice hard-to-cut cheese with ease. A special nod of appreciation also is due to Eadweard Muybridge whose countless hours of photographic study paid off hugely. The English photographer's work greatly contributed to the development of modern-day motion picture film. And the food industry would not be what it is today if it were not for the intellectuals responsible for canned food storage (Nicolas Appert) and the epic flash-freezing method (Clarence Birdseye).

Have you ever wanted to be an innovation whiz? Discover a human need, then answer the call. It's as simple as that! To set your gadget wizardry off to a good start, see how many inventors you can name now!

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