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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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What were the famous Eli Whitney inventions?

Most of us know Eli Whitney as the inventor of the cotton gin, but many of his inventions helped transform America. So what other inventions led to his fame, and how have they shaped U.S. history?


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 »

Top 5 George Westinghouse Inventions

 Top 5 George Westinghouse Inventions

Do you know the top 5 George Westinghouse inventions? Check out the top 5 George Westinghouse inventions in this article from howstuffworks.com. See more »

What were the famous Blaise Pascal inventions?

 What were the famous Blaise Pascal inventions?

Blaise Pascal's inventions ranged from mathematical theorems to Christian philosophy. Learn about the famous Blaise Pascal inventions. See more »

Why is the Nobel Peace Prize kind of ironic?

 Why is the Nobel Peace Prize kind of ironic?

Why is the Nobel Peace Prize kind of ironic? Learn why some argue that the Nobel Peace Prize is ironic. See more »