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In 1968, Roy Jacuzzi invented and marketed the first self-contained, fully integrated whirlpool bath by incorporating jets into the sides of the tub. Jacuzzi® is the trademarked name for the invention.

Jacquard Loom
Weaved complex designs.

Janney Coupler
An improvement in railroad car couplers that became the standard for the railroad freightcar couplers used even today.

Java is a programming language and environment written by Patrick Naughton, Mike Sheridan and James Gosling.

Created by Netscape programmer Brendan Eich.

Jet Ski
The jet ski was invented by Clayton Jacobsen II.

Jet Engine
Dr. Hans von Ohain and Sir Frank Whittle are recognized as the co-inventors of the jet engine.

Jigsaw Puzzles
The history of jigsaw puzzles - John Spilsbury created the first jigsaw puzzle in 1767.

The history of the jukebox.

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