8 Interesting Invention Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-23 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

8 Interesting invention facts

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1. The hair dryer was the offspring of two unrelated inventions, the vacuum cleaner and the blender.
2. NASA inventions: memory foam, freeze dried food, smoke detectors, water filters, joysticks, cordless tools, satellite TV.
3. The inventor of the lobotomy won a Nobel Prize — even though the invention was later deemed inhumane to the mental patients it was used on.
4. The invention of jazz was due to schizophrenia.
5. Japan voted Ramen noodles as their greatest 20th century invention – Pokémon was number 8.
6. According to a Japanese poll in the year 2000, the Japanese believe that their best invention of the twentieth century was instant noodles.
7. Thomas Alva Edison patented almost 1, 300 inventions in his lifetime.
8. It is a common misconception that Marco Polo introduced pasta to Italy in truth, the dish had already existed in Europe for centuries but there's little doubt he made Westerners aware of many Chinese inventions.
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