The 20 Most Important Tools Ever

Knife iconBy Stephanie Pakrul

Forbes has a review of “The 20 Most Important Tools Ever,” covering gadgets and inventions that have had the most impact on society. A panel of experts created a candidate list, which was then voted on by Forbes’ readers and editors.

So which item came out on top? The knife. It was ranked very highly across the board for its impact on human civilization. However, one of their experts acknowledges that it is “nearly impossible to rank the many types of tools in importance.”

Check out Forbes for the full list.

[Forbes] VIA [Technorati]