5 Failed Inventions that Could have Changed the World

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Failed Iron ore extraction


People know Thomas Alva Edison as a successful inventor but history book tells us that he has some failed inventions on his credit; in 1890’s he put in huge sum of money in Iron ore mining as he was planning to supply iron to different companies, but all his money went down the drain as he failed to extract iron from its ores.

Flying Aircraft Carrier – USS Macon/USS Akron


Flying aircraft carrier called USS Macon was a very useful military invention which was able to carry five F9C “Sparrowhawk” airplanes that could be launched as well as retrieved during flight but it was dumped later on as once it crashed due to design failure during its flight in 1935.

Cybernetic Walking Machine


A Robot like machine designed by a man named Ralph Mosher to carry weapons in very difficult military environment, it was designed for General electric, but it was abandoned later on after its initial experimental launch in 1968 due to some unknown reasons.

Ford Nucleon


Ford Nucleon was a car designed by Ford Motor Company in late 1950’s and they had planned to use nuclear power as a fuel in that car having a small nuclear reactor in it ; it was an excellent idea by Ford Company but never implemented due to danger of nuclear radiations and nuclear waste.


Thomas Edison also tried his luck to invent a device which can combine sound and pictures to create motion pictures but he failed to do so, he dropped this idea by 1915.

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  • anonymous

    they can hear and see what your visually thinking

    the reason alot of asians have completely expressionless faces, only associate with asians and dont associate with non asians very much is to avoid accidentally revealing that they can read read minds, if all over a billion asians were to show facial expressions all the time just as much as non asians, associate with non asians much more, and be much more friendly and talkative, then alot of them might accidentally reveal that they can read minds by accidentally showing a facial expression or dirty look when someone thinks, or visually pictures something in their mind they dont like or find astonishing or funny, and if they were all to associate with non asians alot more there would be alot more people around for them to accidentally show facial expressions when those other people think things they dont like, so they only associate with asians so there wont be anyone around for them to see that and have any accidents happen in the first place

    think about it, its not normal how alot of them act, and the entire way they act is all to hide their mind reading abilities, it makes perfect sense to do all of that to hide that they can read minds, because all of that is the perfect way to do it!
    every single asian on the planet is hiding their mind reading abilities, they value hiding their mind reading abilities more then their own lives!
    thats why nobody knows about it!

    try thinking, best yet visually picturing in your mind something something absolutely crazy as you possibly can when you are around asians, and try looking for asians who give people particular looks, especially dirty looks for what appears to be for completely no reason, that is them giving people looks when they hear and visually see someone thinking something they dont like, find funny or astonishing
    it still happens despite a large number of them having completely expressionless faces all the time, it would just happen alot more if none of them had completely expressionless faces all the time, its not uncommon!

    i know this sounds crazy, impossible, and completely unbelievable, BUT IT ISNT CRAZY WHEN ITS TRUE

    you have to spread the message!!!
    the world has to know about this!!!!

  • MattII

    Well the Edison ones aren't failed inventions because they never got beyond the prototype stage (and how an iron mine can be an invention is beyond me). The Akron and Makon would never have been important, dirigibles were simply too slow and vulnerable to make useful carriers. The walking truck by Ralph Mosher was dropped because it was too complex and exhausting to control for long (though it was recently resurrected in smaller scale as the BigDog)

  • noumankhawaja

    great article buddy

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