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Accidental Inventions

Accidental Inventions

by Tj Day

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Some scientific discoveries come about after painstaking, goal-oriented lab work finally yields the result that a researcher is trying to find. But many of the most incredible discoveries in the world came about when someone found something they weren't looking for. In some cases, these are the result of a true accident. Lucky accidents have allowed people to discover unexpected but useful side effects from drugs, which is what happened with Viagra.
Chapter 1. The Microwave Oven
Chapter 2. The Post-It Note
Chapter 3. The First Artificial Sweetener
Chapter 4. Penicillin
Chapter 5. Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chapter 6. The X-ray Machine
Chapter 7. Super Glue
Chapter 8. Pacemaker
Chapter 9. Potato Chips
Chapter 10. Teflon
Chapter 11. Champagne
Chapter 12. Chewing Gum
Chapter 13. Popsicles
Chapter 14. Coca-Cola
Chapter 15. Dynamite
Chapter 16. Matches
Chapter 17. Viagra
Chapter 18. Safety Glass
Chapter 19. Brandy
Chapter 20. Quinine
Chapter 21. The Pap Smear
Chapter 22. Dry Cleaning
Chapter 23. Vulcanized Rubber
Chapter 24. Vaseline
Chapter 25. The Ice Cream Cone
Chapter 26. Botox Treatment
Chapter 27. Tea Bags
Chapter 28. The Safety Pin
Chapter 29. Silly Putty
Chapter 30. Bubble Wrap
Chapter 31. Insulin
Chapter 32. Corn Flakes
Chapter 33. Plastics
Chapter 34. E-Mail
Chapter 35. iTunes.
Chapter 36. Invented for Something Else
Chapter 37. Stolen ideas
Chapter 38. Unknown Geniuses
Chapter 39. Inventions That Are Killing the Planet
Chapter 40. The Worst For the World

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BN ID: 2940162733911
Publisher: Marday
Publication date: 11/05/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 591 KB

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