10 Interesting Inventor Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-22 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

10 Interesting inventor facts

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1. The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in return for a lifetime supply of chocolate.
2. Inventor of Contact Lenses, Adolf Fick, got the idea from popcorn kernels stuck in his teeth.
3. The inventor of the shopping cart had to pay people to push them around for 2 years before people would use them.
4. A Narcissistic Personality Inventory test was taken and it was found that students with more Facebook friends scored higher than the rest.
5. 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.
6. The inventor of the speaker phone, call forwarding and conference calling, died penniless and mostly unknown.
7. Pele's real name is Edison Arantes do Nascimento and he was named after the American inventor Thomas Edison.
8. The inventor of the Waffle Iron did not like waffles.
9. The inventor of Vaseline ate a spoonful of the stuff every morning.
10. Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
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