Impressive Inventor Facts


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1. The life boat was patented in 1845!
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2. The inventor of Vaseline ate a spoonful of the stuff every morning.
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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.
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4. A Narcissistic Personality Inventory test was taken and it was found that students with more Facebook friends scored higher than the rest.
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5. The inventor of roller skates first demonstrated them by hurtling into a party while playing the violin and crashing into a huge mirror.
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6. Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of radio, was the great-grandson of the inventor of Jameson’s Irish whiskey.
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7. Ruth Wakefield, inventor of chocolate-chip cookies, sold her idea to Nestlé in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate.

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