Imagine the world without the electric bulb, sound recording, motion picture, mass communication and electric power to your home. I bet you cannot. All these important inventions which have shaped modern day civilization were invented by Thomas Edison, who is described as probably the one “more responsible than any one else for creating the modern world” and “the most influential figure of the millennium. A genius by all right, he believes that it takes a little bit of inspiration and a whole lot of handwork to be a genius. Do you agree? Let us know what you think in the comments below.