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Despite their age, these nine pieces of old technology are still going strong
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Despite their age, these nine pieces of old technology are still going strong

Human innovation is a process as old as time. But sometimes new does not necessarily mean better, and some old technology is not really obsolete. In fact, many of humanity's earliest discoveries are still used today. Pointy things, fire, walls, wearing materials over our naked body, drinking vessels, cutting things, and levers, are all some examples of many "technological innovations" that have not changed all that much since their invention.But, most of you could intuitively make lists of that nature. So, let's take a look at some of the lesser-known technologies of the past that are still going strong today. 1. The abacus still refuses to retireSource: Razumhak/Wikimedia CommonsPerhaps one of the oldest technologies still very much in use today is the mighty abacus. One of the most basi...