Sunday, June 09, 2019

Lesser-Known Inventions of Famous Inventors

When you become famous for inventing something that changed the world, you don't just rest on your laurels, because the drive that came up with one genius idea will also work toward others. In other words, innovators gotta innovate. Learn about some of the other inventions that didn't get quite so much press, or could even have been total flops, in the latest episode of the Mental Floss List Show. (via Tastefully Offensive)

1 comment:

newton said...

Alexander Graham Bell also experimented with hydrofoil speed boats and ended up building one that went over 70 miles per hour. It was the fastest boat in the world. He wanted to sell them to the Navy but in the end they decided to put their money in someone else's new invention: the airplane.