Most People Don’t Know These 14 Famous Inventions Came From North Carolina

North Carolina is home to some pretty neat inventions! From delicious soft drinks, to mini-golf, and even machine guns, this state has some outside-of-the-box thinkers. Of course ‘first in flight’ is the most famous Tar heel invention but check out these fourteen inventions to see just HOW much our great state has contributed to modern-day life.

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Which one is your favorite invention? What other Tar Heel inventions do you know about?