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Top 7 forbidden or lost inventions that could have changed the world

Some inventions and discoveries of genius people were not destined to become a part of our everyday life. Anyway, it doesn't mean that they weren't potentially world-changing. Read on to find out more about them.



Which of these surprised you the most? Do you think we could put any of these inventions to good use today? What is the greatest invention of humanity?


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48 Comments
James Webb
Karen Mulhollem, Do you think the oil companies would have allowed it without a fight.
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Jan 26, 2019 7:14PM
Donna Carder-Kummer
Because the oil and automobile companies would fight that change to the death!
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Jan 26, 2019 10:10PM
Ray Soria
so many things that could have been put into good use for humanity just went pffftt, because of greed.
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Feb 11, 2020 4:23PM
Marie Gittleson
Problem was Nikola Tesla had BIG MONEY against him.
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Apr 28, 2019 7:45PM
David Holmes
Marie Gittleson, and the mighty Thomas Edison, who only liked the ideas he owned.
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Oct 18, 2020 3:01AM
Steve Tingle
Some years ago I heard of an inventor who created an antigravity machine, but because he couldn't get backing in the UK took his ideas to Australia - I wonder what happened to it (and him) - it was something like 40 years ago and I still have to walk around.
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Oct 12, 2020 7:21AM
rcoop
Karen Mulhollem, comes with a price. I notice most of these ended in a surprise death.
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Apr 29, 2020 4:14AM
Don Markusic
James Webb, For sure the Rockefellers wouldn't have . You don't stay that Rich without having control over a lot of people .
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Mar 16, 2020 6:07PM
Jose Piña
Very interesting
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Sep 9, 2019 4:36PM
Robert Given
great info!
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Jul 8, 2019 2:37AM
Carol Bruyere
wow so interesting
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Jun 23, 2019 6:22PM
Karen Jesnowski
Mark G. Feeney, You obviously have doubts about everything, what a way to live, and yet you haven't researched one of these statements have you?
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Jun 12, 2019 8:50AM
Mark G. Feeney
I have doubts about all of these claims except Greek fire
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May 26, 2019 9:30PM
patrickdocmcwilliams
Even if the oil companies didn't like the idea of a 100 mile per gallon car, some Japanese or Korean auto maker would jump at the chance to make a fortune selling one.
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May 10, 2019 5:01PM
hector tubens
Interesting information
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May 8, 2019 7:49PM
Catherine Watson
My husband says the Sloop coding system is rubbish. Convenient that there is no evidence of it remaining. With something like that, there would be something that would allow others to recreate (or so be days)
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Apr 20, 2019 10:23PM
ninakamwene
Interesting inventions, too bad for humanity due to greed. Thank you.
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Mar 25, 2019 12:37AM

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