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11 inventions you probably didn't know came from Latin America

A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid.

What do colour television, artificial hearts and contraceptive pills have in common' Image: REUTERS/Andrea Comas

José Santiago
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Image: CC/Shal Farley
Diploma da Maçonaria, first official image recorded by Hércules Florence in 1832 Image: Hércules Florence
The Mexican Mondragón rifle is believed to be the world's first self-loading rifle Image: Creative Commons/Antique Military Rifles
 Pens and notebooks in Google's colours are prepared for the media
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The original prototype of the Liotta-Cooley heart, at the Smithsonian National Museum Image: NMAH Exhibits
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