17 Things You Didn’t Know Were Invented By South Africans

Written by Keren Mikva

South Africa has some of the sharpest minds in the world so it’s no surprise that some inventions used across the globe were invented by South Africans, forever changing the face of medicine, technology, and…pool cleaning?

Sources: MyBroadband.co.za, TheSouthAfrican.com, SouthAfrica.info, LocalisLekker.tv, and PopularMechanics.co.za, Southafrica.net, Youve-earned-it.co.za, Bbc.co.uk, En.wikipedia.org, Thesouthafrican.com, News24.com.

This article was first published Dec. 25, 2013.