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Soccer, or football as many people call it, is believed to have been invented in ancient times, around 4,500 BC. There has been many different soccer like balls found throughout the world in countries like China, Egypt and Italy.

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Although soccer was loosely played by the Chinese during the Han dynasty, it only became the modern sport that we know today through the efforts of the British.

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The earliest form of soccer was played by the Chinese in the second and third centuries. It was called tsu-chu, and was originally intended to be a military training exercise.

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American football is believed to have been invented sometime in the 1820s, when Princeton, Harvard and Dartmouth would meet to play. These first games bear little resemblance to today's game — there were no defined positions, and dozens of men would often play at one time, chasing and tackling witho

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Time was not invented in the conventional sense, which requires someone or something to create it. As far as scientists are aware, as of 2014, time has existed as long as the universe. Whether time, as humans perceive it, existed before then is unknown.

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Charles Babbage invented his analytical engine between 1833 and 1871. The first freely programmable calculator, considered the first digital computer, was called the Z1 and was created in 1936 by Konrad Zuse. It spurred computer development around the world.

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Charles Babbage invented the first mechanical computer, called the Difference Engine, in 1821 and completed it in 1832. The Difference Engine could perform simple calculations and compile mathematical tables. Babbage later conceived the Analytical Engine, a device that could perform any calculation,

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A German clockmaker named Peter Henlein created small, spring-powered clocks in 1510. These clocks were rarely accurate but were small enough to be portable. In the 17th century, pocket watches came into fashion and new springs were invented to make them more accurate.

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Wristwatches were first officially invented in 1868 when a watch was created for the Countess of Hungary. Prior to the first official wristwatch, pocket watches were adapted to be worn on the wrist as early as 1570.

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The train was first invented and patented in 1784, by James Watt. The first working model to be made and successfully run was created in 1804 by Richard Trevithick.