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Famous inventors are few and far between. Most people know about famous inventions but there are only a handful of well-know famous inventors. In this section we'll examine famous inventors and their amazing ideas.

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Top 5 George Westinghouse Inventions

You may not know who George Westinghouse is, but you know his name. It's adorned everything from televisions to light bulbs. Young science buffs may have entered the competition that once bore his name. Here are five of Westinghouse's inventions.


What did Abraham Lincoln invent?

 What did Abraham Lincoln invent?

What did Abraham Lincoln invent? Find out what Abraham Lincoln invented in this article from howstuffworks.com. See more »

Top 10 Ben Franklin Inventions

 Top 10 Ben Franklin Inventions

The top 10 Ben Franklin inventions are explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about the top 10 Ben Franklin inventions. See more »

What were Nikola Tesla's famous inventions?

 What were Nikola Tesla's famous inventions?

What were the famous Nikola Tesla inventions? Check out this article by HowStuffWOrks.com to learn about what Nikola Tesla's inventions. See more »

What did Albert Einstein invent?

 What did Albert Einstein invent?

What did Albert Einstein invent? Find out exactly what he did to help form some of the greatest inventions known to man with this HowStuffWorks article. See more »

What were George Washington Carver's inventions?

 What were George Washington Carver's inventions?

What were George Washington Carver's inventions? Check out this article by HowStuffWorks and learn more. See more »

What did Thomas Edison invent?

 What did Thomas Edison invent?

Thomas Edison gave us the first light bulb. Find out what else Thomas Edison invented with this HowStuffWorks article. See more »

Top 10 Isaac Newton Inventions

 Top 10 Isaac Newton Inventions

The top 10 Isaac Newton inventions are explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about the top 10 Isaac Newton inventions. See more »

What were the famous Eli Whitney inventions?

 What were the famous Eli Whitney inventions?

What were the famous Eli Whitney inventions? Find out what they were and how it affected America. with this article by HowStuffWorks.com. See more »

Were Galileo's inventions all about the cosmos?

 Were Galileo's inventions all about the cosmos?

Were Galileo's inventions all about the cosmos? Find out if Galileo's inventions were all about the cosmos in this article from howstuffworks.com. See more »

Why do people call things "the real McCoy"?

 Why do people call things "the real McCoy"?

Why do people call things "the real McCoy"? Learn more in this article by HowStuffWorks.com. See more »