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Babbage, Charles Difference Engine
Baer, Ralph Magnavox Odyssey
SIMON game 
Bain, Alexander Fax Machine
Baird, John Logie Television, mechanical
Baekeland, Leo Bakelite
Ball, Harvey (1921- 2001) Smiley Face
Bardeen, John (1908 - 1991) Transistor
Bell, Alexander Graham (1847-1922) Telephone
Benedictus, Edouard Safety Glass
Benz, Karl Automobile
Berners-Lee, Tim (b1955- ) World Wide Web
Berry, Marcellus F Travelers Cheques
Bessemer, Henry (1813-1898) Bessemer Furnace
Binney, Edwin Crayons
Biro, Ladislas Ballpoint Pen
Bissell, Melville Carpet Sweeper
Booth, Huber Vacuum Cleaner
Bose, Amar Speakers, Bose
Brandenberger, Jacques Cellophane
Braille, Louis (1809-1852) Braille
Brattain, Walter Transistor
Brin, Sergey (b1973- ) Google
Brush, Charles Arc Lighting System
Bullock, William Printing Press, Web Rotary
Bushnell, Nolan Pong Video Game
Butts, Alfred (1899- 1993) SCRABBLE
 
DID YOU KNOW?
Everything that the son knew about locks he learned from his father, Linus Yale Sr..
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FUN FACTS
Ole Evinrude, inventor of the outboard motor, born in Oslo, Norway
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EVER WONDER
Did you ever wonder who invented that marvelous piece of bent wire known as the safety pin?
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