Hilarious Failed Inventions Of The Early 20th Century
The many amazing inventions we take for granted today often require big swings and misses before the great leap forward. With reason, these failed predecessors fall into the forgotten wayside of history. They range from massage helmets to industrial shaving machines capable of lopping off the facial hair of eight men at once. These hilariously preposterous inventions appear more worthy of an SNL skit than real life.
Naturally, looking back on such ambitious failures offers a laugh and perhaps, some appreciation at how far we’ve come. Here are the most ridiculous inventions you were hopefully lucky enough to avoid.