In 1908, Melitta Bentz was looking for a way to brew coffee without ending up with a cup full of coffee grounds. She put some blotting paper in a pot, punched a hole in the bottom and the rest is coffee-drinking history.
Germany has a reputation for innovation, with countless groundbreaking inventions coming from the minds of its citizens. Here's a look at 10 things you may not have known were invented in Germany.
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