Thursday, 8 November 2012

Wi-Fi, Dual-Flush Loos And Eight More Australian Inventions

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Australians are perhaps more famed for their sporting feats than for their technological innovation. But a new children's book, Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations, by Christopher Cheng and Lindsay Knight, aims to change that.

Here are 10 eye-catching inventions that - they argue - come from the land down under. In some cases other inventors, of other nationalities, may also have a legitimate claim to the innovation, but Cheng and Knight do not want the Australian claim to be ignored.