The Hands-Down Best Invention from All 50 States

By: Joe McGauley

America was founded on the principle of fresh ideas, so it’s no surprise that many of the world’s most important innovations and inventions of the last few hundred years were born here. But where exactly did the biggest and brightest of them come from?

See where your state stacks up against the others with this conclusive roundup of the best inventions from all Fifty Nifty. Our most sincere apologies, Mississippi. You’ve never had it easy.

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