Top 10 Botched Inventions that Turned into Greatness – The top 10 of Anything and Everything!!!

When thinking of inventions, one usually makes the assumption that the product was deliberately designed for its exact purpose. However, many great discoveries that are widely used to this day were actually discovered by accident, as seen in the list below.

Top Top 10 Botched Inventions that Turned into Greatness.

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10.   Our first famous accidental invention took place in 1826, when the English pharmacist John Walker noticed a dried lump of chemicals at the end of his mixing stick. When he tried to scrape it off, it caught fire. Marketed as ‘friction lights’, his sticks are still widely used today as matches.

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9.    Alfred Nobel, after whom the Nobel Prize is named, owned a nitroglycerin factory, which was widely used as an effective yet highly unstable explosive. While conducting research to stabilize the substance, he accidentally dropped a vial on the ground, which usually would…

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