Inventions: Novel original devices and processes. Exotic beginnings. Chance and invention. Impossibilities. Diversions. Wrong orders. Second inventions. Joseph Brahmar inventor of the modern water closet. Charles Parsons inventor of the steam pram. Charles Babbage invented the stethoscope. Halley invented the diving bell. Bessemer tried to invent a ship with a cabin that did not sway. Fritz Haber tried to find a way to extract gold from sea water. Edison spent 20 years working on an unsuccessful battery. Solutions without problems. Edison's cupboard. 



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