20 Boss People Not Everybody Knows (But Should)

Ever wonder why we have flushing toilets? Or who decided to start throwing naked wangs and boobs in movies? Well so did we. We asked you to show us some people that may have only gotten a sentence or two in our history books, but had a bigger impact than we could have possibly imagined. Winner got $200 ...

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Jerry Lawson CRACKED.COM Video Gaming Pioneer The son of a longshoreman, Lawson grew up in a housing project in Queens. New York. He built his own ham

CRACKEDCON In 1897, Georges Mlies directed After the Ball, which contains the first nude scene in film history... and that's when porn was born.

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Sir in ohn Hbarington Author, Translator, Inventor of the Flushing Toilet CRACKED.COM

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ERATOSTHENTTES (276 194BC) INVENTED (AND NAMED) THE DISCIPLINE OF GEOGRAPHY CALCULATED THE TILT OF EARTH'S AXIS TO WITHIN ONE DEGREE AND THE DISTANCE

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LEONARDO TORRES QUEVEDO (1852-1936) Spanish engineer & inventor. Among his creations were algebraic machines. remote control devices, dirigibles, the

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Henri Coanda was a Romanian inventor who designed, built and piloted the first jet plane in 1910. GRAGKED

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Greek & mathematician CRACKED.COM astronomer Aristarchus of Samos (310230Bc)r6a.3598P1.676 uo 230 was the first person tO present a model of the known

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To most people, this is CRACKEDcO just some dude in a uniform with sweet hair. But Simon Bolivar is actually the George Washington of Latin America. N

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This is Australian female squash player Heather McKay. In the first two years of her career, she lost just two professional matches. For the rest of h

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As the Brazilian Luis Martins ambassador in de Souza Dantas occupied France during WWII Souza Dantas started to issue diplomatic visas to anyone who a

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Samuel Huntington First President Of the United States President of the Continental Congress when the Articles of Confederation were ratified in March

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CRACKED GOR Nancy Wake, aka The White Mouse, was the Allies' most decorated servicewoman of Wwii, and the Gestapo's mOST-wanted person. Among the acts

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The lyrics for the vast majority of Elton John's hit songs were written by one man: Bernie Taupin BENNIE AND THE JETS TCH IS BACK CANDLE IN THE WIND C

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Hey there! Are you an Apple fan? GNU/Linux user? Do you use a smartphone or tablet? Do you like the Internet? Meet Dennis Ritchie. With Ken Thompson,

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This is Pierre Janet. His work and theories in psychoanalysis, hysteria, dissociation, and doctorpatient relationships greatly influenced Sigmund Freu

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CRACKEDco COM MARY ANDERSON INVENTED THE WINDSHIELD WIPER BACK IN 1903 AFTER NOTICING THE OBVIOUS GAP IN AN AUTOMOBILE'S DESIGN. CAR COMPANIES REJECTE

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Have you had surgery and lived? You should thank this man, JOSEPH LISTER, British a surgeon who came up with a few new tricks for keeping patients ali