19 Oct '15, 10am

The 20 Worst Inventions of All Time - Part 2

The 20 Worst Inventions of All Time - Part 2

Here’s a new slew of unfortunate inventions and products. Some are relatively harmless – the baby mop that puts your baby to work polishing hardwood floor – and some are deadly dangerous – the Hindenburg, the Flying Pinto. For the next collection, we’ll use your suggestions. We’re already including one from reader demand – the Segway. We’d like to hear more from you for our next series of ridiculous and dangerous inventions. Click on the image to start the slideshow. Any others we missed. Comment below and let us know what you think is the worst invention of all time. 10.) The Segway I wasn’t going to include Dean Kamen’s Segway in this list of product disasters. After all, it’s a real product. I see them in my neighborhood occasionally. There’s even a police version. But our readers shamed me into including it. Deep in the gut, engineers reject this expensive invention th...

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