Coolest Inventions in Each State

We have a list with the coolest invention from each state. Here they are in alphabetical order.

Alabama:  Windshield wipers.

Alaska:  Kayaks.

Arizona:  Tasers.

Arkansas:  The modern toothbrush.

California:  The fortune cookie. (At least that’s where they were popularized)

Colorado:  The Barbie Doll.

Connecticut:  The Wiffle Ball.

Delaware:  Kevlar.

Florida:  Sun tan lotion, appropriately enough.

Georgia:  Anesthesia.

Hawaii:  Surfing, of course.

Idaho:  The television.

Illinois:  The mouse trap.

Indiana:  The refrigerator.

Iowa:  Sliced bread.

Kansas:  The slurpee.

Kentucky:  Chewing gum.

Louisiana:  The microscope.

Maine:  The microwave.

Maryland:  The bottle cap.

Massachusetts:  Basketball.

Michigan:  The stop sign.

Minnesota:  The stapler.

Mississippi:  Anti-fungal cream.

Missouri:  The vacuum cleaner.

Montana:  Heart monitors.

Nebraska:  Kool-Aid.

Nevada:  Solar panels.

New Hampshire:  The Segway.

New Jersey:  The phonograph, to record something and then play it back.

New Mexico:  The nicotine patch.

New York:  The credit card.

North Carolina:  Flight.  Although the Wright Brothers BUILT the plane in Ohio.

North Dakota:  Bubble bath.

Ohio:  Wind turbines.

Oklahoma:  The shopping cart.

Oregon:  The computer mouse.

Pennsylvania:  The suspension bridge.

Rhode Island:  The diner.  The first one opened in Providence in 1872.

South Carolina:  The submarine.

South Dakota:  The cyclotron, which is a particle accelerator.

Tennessee:  The tow truck.

Texas:  The typewriter.

Utah:  The artificial heart.

Vermont:  The electric motor.

Virginia:  Camouflage.

Washington:  Pictionary.

West Virginia:  The steamboat.

Wisconsin:  The blender.

Wyoming:  The world’s first national park, which was Yellowstone in 1872.