We humans like to think we're so technologically advanced, yet mice constantly prove us wrong, handily evading our efforts to trap them. So we at HowStuffWorks.com are asking you to devise a better mousetrap. Isn't it about time mice learned how advanced humans really are?
During the Industrial Revolution, both innovation and the capabilities of large factories combined to thrust people from a predominantly agricultural existence into a more urban lifestyle. So what were the period's top inventions?