• Beer, mead, wine, scotch, brandy, rum, gin, tequila, malt liquor
  • bread
  • soy sauce
  • pho, sushi
  • glass
  • rope
  • stitching, sewing, knitting, weaving
  • pipes (the kind you smoke and the kind that carries fluids over long distances)
  • French cuisine
  • hand tools
  • three-piece suits
  • burritos, chiles rellenos, tortillas
  • nails, bolts, ball bearings, gears
  • tea, coffee
  • cheese
  • natural gas
  • lye, bleach, indigo
  • deadly poisons
  • pubs, pub songs
  • every sex act
  • pockets
  • dog breeding
  • meditation
  • anoraks
  • containers (mugs, cups, pots, pans, skillets), lids, handles
  • dancing
  • copper smelting
  • suspenders
  • civil engineering (disposal of human waste, roads, aqueducts)
  • shovels, hammers, picks, ladders, explosives
  • stairs
  • psychoactive drugs

All of the above were invented before the Periodic Table, before the electrification of rural OECD, and definitely before the quantum revolution. Which of the good things in life have been brought to us by quantum mechanics? I guess anything with plastic, transistor, or microchip in it.

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Argonaut: someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure.
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