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35 Lesser-Known Inventions of Famous Inventors | Mental Floss List Show | 533

Do you know which famous inventor designed the Soybean Car?
Have you heard the nightmare-inducing noises of Thomas Edison’s creepiest creation? In this episode of the The List Show, Erin (@erincmccarthy) shares 35 lesser-known inventions from famous inventors.

Tinkerers, Leonardo da Vinci lovers, and people who want to know which Benjamin Franklin-made musical instrument was accused of causing hysteria will want to watch. You’ll also learn about paper bags, genetic knives, and a failed attempt to save James Garfield’s life.

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