8 Greatest Inventions That Transformed the World Economy

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3. ATM
Inventor: John Shepherd-Barron
Year: 1967

Automated Teller Machine, i.e. ATM, these three words has changed the banking experience forever. Today you will get all the facilities for which once you had to go to your bank and wait in long queues and all these is possible for only one man, i.e. John Shepherd-Barron. Barron was a Scottish inventor, who pioneered the development of the cash machine, popularly referred to as the ATM in the year 1967.

4. Chocolate bar
Inventor: JS Fry & Sons
Year: 1847

It is not only tastes awesome but is also a symbol of love, pride, joy and cheerfulness, yes we are talking about chocolates! The first chocolate bar was invented by JS Fry & Sons in the year 1847. J. S. Fry & Sons, Ltd. was a British chocolate company owned by Joseph Storrs Fry and his family. Today there are millions of varieties of chocolates with different taste, color and shape. Few of the biggest chocolate manufacturing companies comprise Cadbury, Nestle, Ferrero Rocher and many more.

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