Ten Amazing Facts About Inventors and Inventions

For hundreds of years, there have been new inventions that have made our lives easier. It is certain that it will continue to be. There are so many inventions that we can count; radio, television, telephone, electricity, computer, internet and thousands more. In this article, we have compiled 10 new facts about some inventions and inventors that most people would not have read before…


Edison electrocuted an elephant in 1903 to prove that Tesla’s invention, AC current, was dangerous.

Ten Amazing Facts About Inventors and Inventions


The inventor of vaseline ate a spoonful of his invention every day.

Leo Da Vinci

Leo Da Vinci, with his studies on erosion, claims that the Earth is older than what is stated in the Bible.

Leo Fender

Fender, the inventor of the electric guitar, does not know how to play the guitar.

Fire Hydrant

Fire Hydrant

It is not known who invented the fire hydrants on the streets. The reason is that the documents related to his patent were destroyed in a fire…


As a result of 10 years of work, a new molecule, Tetranitratoxycarbon, was introduced to the world of science in 2012, albeit by chance.

Charles Richter

Charles Richter

Charles Richter, the inventor of Richter, the earthquake measurement unit, is a nudist.

Academic success

Celebrities such as Abraham Lincoln, Walt Disney, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs do not have any college degrees.


On the wall of the room where Hitler’s desk was, there is a portrait of Henry Ford, whom he considers to be his inspiration.

Credit Card

Credit Card

The first credit card was invented after a person who wanted to pay for his dinner realized that his wallet was not with him.

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