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Infographic: Game changing inventions that took years to come together

We use them every single day without even noticing, but these brilliant little inventions mean that we no longer walk into doors, spend hours unkinking garden hoses, or are forced to drag heavy suitcases through airports. Better Together, looks back at history’s greatest face-palm moments, which resulted in the finishing touch becoming more cherished than the original idea.

In this series of interesting titbits, we look at some classic late inventions that no one knew they needed. For example, did you know that we spent more than two thousand years tightening screws with random objects, way before the screwdriver was invented in 1908.

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