Buzzfeed posted a list with the coolest invention from each state.  Here they are in alphabetical order.

   

Alabama:  Windshield wipers.

 

 Alaska:  Kayaks.

 

Arizona:  Tasers.

 

 Arkansas:  The modern toothbrush.

 

California:  The fortune cookie.  (At least that's where they were popularized.  The idea might have come from Japan.)

 

Colorado:  The Barbie Doll.

 

Connecticut:  The Wiffle Ball.

 

Delaware:  Kevlar.

 

Florida:  Sun tan lotion, appropriately enough.

 

Georgia:  Anesthesia.

 

Hawaii:  Surfing, of course.

 

Idaho:  The television.

 

Illinois:  The mouse trap.

 

Indiana:  The refrigerator.

 

Iowa:  Sliced bread.

 

Kansas:  The slurpee.

 

Kentucky:  Chewing gum.

 

Louisiana:  The microscope.

 

Maine:  The microwave.

 

Maryland:  The bottle cap.

 

Massachusetts:  Basketball.

 

Michigan:  The stop sign.

 

Minnesota:  The stapler.

 

Mississippi:  Anti-fungal cream.

 

Missouri:  The vacuum cleaner.

 

Montana:  Heart monitors.

 

Nebraska:  Kool-Aid. 

 

Nevada:  Solar panels.

 

New Hampshire:  The Segway.

 

New Jersey:  The phonograph, to record something and then play it back.

 

New Mexico:  The nicotine patch.

 

New York:  The credit card.

 

North Carolina:  Flight.  Although the Wright Brothers BUILT the plane in Ohio.

 

North Dakota:  Bubble bath.

 

Ohio:  Wind turbines.

 

Oklahoma:  The shopping cart.

 

Oregon:  The computer mouse.

 

Pennsylvania:  The suspension bridge.

 

Rhode Island:  The diner.  The first one opened in Providence in 1872.

 

South Carolina:  The submarine.

 

South Dakota:  The cyclotron, which is a particle accelerator.

 

Tennessee:  The tow truck.

 

Texas:  The typewriter.

 

Utah:  The artificial heart.

 

Vermont:  The electric motor.

 

Virginia:  Camouflage.

 

Washington:  Pictionary.

 

West Virginia:  The steamboat.

 

Wisconsin:  The blender.

 

Wyoming:  The world's first national park, which was Yellowstone in 1872.