They say you learn something new everyday. I had no clue that this was invented in New York but who knows where we'd be without it.

A list of the most impact inventions coming from each state was just released and I think New York's most prized invention may surprise you. The study was put together by Mid America Nazarene University.

Michigan's invention was the assembly line and Colorado prides itself on inventing the tampon.

Getty Images: Joe Raedle
Getty Images: Joe Raedle

They've discovered that the most innovative invention created in New York state is the credit card. That's right, the ability of spending money you don't have any time you'd like came from the empire state of mind. I'm conflicted. The credit card is both a blessing and a curse.

"Let's give an 18 year old $4,000 worth of credit at best buy. What could possibly go wrong?"

Here are some other notable inventions from New York according to The Huffington Post.

  • Jell - O
  • Club Sandwich
  • Potato Chips
  • Toilet Paper
  • Air Condition


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