The 6 Most Important Things Humanity Forgot

Submitted by: CrakrJak 7 years ago in Tech
http://www.cracked.com/article_18533_the-6-most-important-things-humanity-just-plain-forgot.html

Imagine how life would be better now had they been remembered...
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Female 536
Stupid humans ;-)
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Male 12,365
There`s another detail that makes the steam engine thing stand out more - there was a railway existing at the same time. It was well known when Hero invented his steam engine. But who would think about something as silly as using an amusing toy to move wagons along tracks?
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Female 3,574
TxTnViolence.... what? Why?
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Female 119
the Romans invented a tone of stuff that was forgotten in the middle ages besides concrete, they actually had running water!
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Female 4,039
@Fatninja - Not so much the song, the legends performing the tribute - that was Harrison`s induction to the hall of fame and there are gods on that stage.
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Male 25,416
Oyslah!while my guitar gently weeps? really! so many out there!
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Male 197
If the steam engine took off back then we`d probably be living in a poo hole right now; assuming we`d be alive at all.
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Male 519
the only part of that I will remember is the gold statue and that because its worth ALOT !!!!
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Female 4,039
vv #7 - humanity forgot rock legends.
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Female 4,039
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Male 37,802
That was... interesting!
It just goes to show that humans are, um, we are...
Well gee now I forget.
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Female 3,574
revdrdark, maybe you should try reading the article.

Also, maybe you should try thinking happy thoughts. GOOSFRABA!
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Female 1,604
didn`t take your meds today revdrdark? third post I have come across where you are just a ray of sunshine
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Female 3,574
I wish I could find a huge golden statue by accident.
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Female 855
revdrdark- it`s from Cracked, why are you suprised?
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Male 749
I knew about #3 because all of my History GCSE this year has been about medicine through time. Pare actually did a lot more than just reviving an old method. Cauterising a gunshot wound was done not just used to stop bleeding but because it was thought that gunshot was poisonous. He ran out of pitch and made a lotion from egg yolks and stuff to use instead. Tying arteries was also used after amputations using his method as a skin flap was folded over, rather than to fix bleeding from cuts.

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Male 394
"Most of things weren`t "forgotten" at all. I guess the poster didn`t know that every ship in the United States Navy, whether Diesel or Nuclear, is propelled by steam. Dumb article."

-revdrdark


Are you intentionally trolling, or are you actually retarded? The part about steam engines being forgotten refers to the old Greek engines being forgotten until someone rediscovered the principles in the 18th century.
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Male 17,512
revdrdark: You obviously didn`t read the article thoroughly. The steam engine was invented by Heron of Alexandria Waaaaay back in 100 AD, It`s just that it was never seriously considered as a way to power things, It was left forgotten.

The article is about important things and technology that had been forgotten or overlooked AND then re-discovered. Get it ?
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Male 500
The bloody dumbass Brits, wonder what the planet would have been like without us......
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Male 9,306
"You god damn British and your lime!" XD Lmao
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Male 690
Most of things weren`t "forgotten" at all. I guess the poster didn`t know that every ship in the United States Navy, whether Diesel or Nuclear, is propelled by steam. Dumb article.
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Male 4,807
The Buddha one is hilariously priceless
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Male 17,512
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