Great inventors and genius minds are what made today’s incredible technologies possible. These next inventions might have paved the way for some of today’s greatest technologies, but they never really saw the light of day.
#1. A hat that also served as a radio. A radio hat.
#2. A turntable linked to a projector
#3. A piano for the bedridden. Today, we have the keyboard.
#4. A one wheeled motorcycle. Seems kind of dangerous.
#5. A newspaper that could be faxed from other cities
#6. A car with a net for pedestrians
#7. A windmill that was designed to drain marshy wetlands
#8. A manual dredger
#9. Laying-down glasses
#10. An ice sailboat that was to be used during a hypothetical “ice age”
#11. An early version of the GPS from 1932
#12. An expendable trailer
#13. An electric heated jacket. Where was this invention this past winter??
#14. A colt 38 with a camera attached to it. Not very smart!
#15. A collapsible footbridge in case of emergencies
#16. Clip-on skates
#17. A bulletproof glass prototype. Although, I wouldn’t think that would be the safest way to test that.
#18. Bike tire flotation devices. You all look swell!
#19. A very early version of an all terrain vehicle (ATV)
#20. An amphibious bike – good on land AND water!
#21. Wooden bathing suits (made so you could float)