Here Are 26 Crazy And Ridiculous Inventions From The Past. But #6… I Would Buy That Thing Today.
Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla are famous inventors, whose ideas changed the world. They, and others, transformed society and technology into what we are accustomed to today. However, there have been inventors throughout history whose creations never saw the light of day or became mainstream. Some of their inventions were actually pretty genius, even if they didn’t make it big.
These 26 inventions, found by this Reddit user, are pretty amazing, even if I’ve never heard of most of these before.
1.) A one-wheeled motorcycle
3.) Flotation devices made from bike tires
4.) A steam-powered automobile from 1845
5.) An amphibious bicycle, used on land and in water
6.) An all-terrain vehicle
7.) A baby stroller equipped with a radio to keep a baby occupied
8.) Wooden bathing suits (to aid swimming)
9.) An ice sailboat to be used during a hypothetical “little ice age”
10.) This hat that is also a radio
11.) A windmill designed to drain marshy wetlands
12.) One of the first bulletproof glass prototypes in 1931
13.) A clip-on skate, adjustable to any shoe size
14.) An extendable trailer
15.) A piano for the bedridden
16.) Glasses you can use to read while lying down
17.) An electric heated jacket from 1932
18.) A turntable linked to a projector
19.) A car with a net for pedestrians
20.) Sight assistance for the blind using sounds
21.) An early version of GPS from 1932
22.) A collapsable footbridge made for emergencies
23.) A rubber boat with boots made for sportsmen
24.) A newspaper that could be faxed from other cities
25.) A mask made to be used during snow storms
27.) A Colt 38 with a camera attached
Where can I buy an aqua-bike? I would use that in a heartbeat. Share these awesome inventions with others, maybe we can get someone to start producing them (just 50 years too late).