Revolutionary Inventions from People Past Their Prime

Jan 20, 2015 at 1:41 pm |

Most of today’s greatest inventions are created by people who are in their 30s or younger, but hopefully this list will inspire you to never stop working to make your dreams a reality. Considering how the life expectancy rate was much lower at the time of many of these historical developments, their creation becomes even more impressive. The following inventors worked late into their lives to bring us some of today’s most essential technology.

Martin cooper, inventor of the mobile phone

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