-Model T(mass production of the car)
-First airplane to fly.
-The first radio receiver, successfully received a radio transmission.
-Hubert Booth invents a compact and modern vacuum cleaner.
-Willis Carrier invents the air conditioner.
-Bottle-making machinery invented by Michael J. Owens.
-Benjamin Holt invents a tractor.
-Albert Einstein published the Theory of Relativity and made famous the equation, E = mc2.
-Leo Baekeland invents the first synthetic plastic called Bakelite.
-Color photography invented by Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
-The very first piloted helicopter was invented by Paul Cornu.
This decade pretty much started the transformation from a horse drawn economy to a mechanical one. Not to ignore the fact that nearly every year of this decade had a mind blowing invention! You can't come close in the 2000-2009 period.
The decades between 1875-1890 and 1940-1980 easily kicked the past decade backside to the moon.
Edited by Matthew, 24 November 2012 - 08:21 PM.