Coffee has been pretty much the same since as far back as the thirteenth century! Without it, the human race probably wouldn’t have made it much further than that.
2. The QWERTY keyboard
QWERTY started on Remington typewriters in 1873 and we’ve been using it since. I’m sure our great great grandparents would be proud to know that we can now use it to order pizza off the internet.
3. Sliced Bread
Sliced bread first started being sold in 1929, it was advertised as “the greatest step forward in the baking industry since bread was wrapped”.
4. Man’s Best Friend
Cats come pretty close, but nobody knows you like your pooch.
You have the Mayans to thank for the greatest invention of all time. Don’t blame them for those lonely nights sitting in front of the TV and eating an entire heart-shaped box of truffles though, that’s your own fault.
Chopsticks have been around for as far back as ancient China’s Shang Dynasty (1766-1122 BCE). So much more graceful than stabbing your food with a fork.
7. Breakfast Food
Breakfast is so hypnotizingly delicious that we break the laws of nature and eat it for dinner. You just bring out the best in us, breakfast.
8. Live Music
CD’s and digital downloads are great, but nothing beats the experience of a live show.
Nobody can quite trace back the invention of the umbrella, but it’s been used all over the world for centuries, including by the Aztec Empire.
10. Toilet Paper
China produced it as early as the 6th century. The patented roll dispensers we used today were invented in 1883. Next thing to hit shelves of the future: cat-proof rolls.
The #1 dentist recommended mouthwash was first marketed to the public in 1914 and is still unsurpassed in penetrating the layers of bacteria in your mouth.* Even after 100 years, it’s a proven way to a cleaner, healthier mouth.
*Among OTC rinses