Inventions and Experiments
Throughout history, there have been many successful (and not so successful), weird and strange inventions and experiments.
When we think of two headed animals we might presume to think of Greek mythological beasts, but Soviet research in the 1950's and 60's showed us otherwise.
Interspecific hybridisation is not something one would normally contribute to one of the most intriguing attempts at biological advancement in the 20th century, but that was until Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov came along.
In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, fear of being prematurely buried was never more so widespread, predominately due to the fact that so many people were being buried alive.
Ziryab was a man of many talents, a man who introduced many cultural ideals to southern Europe during his time. During his time he introduced and invented concepts to do with music, food, dining, fashion, and hygiene.
Before the age of Walkman's, Discman's and iPod's, wearable portable music was a rarely seen item. That wasn’t the case for the young generation of the late 1940's, who were soon to be wearing the 'Radio Hat'.
Cycling can be a fun family activity, but what happens when you only have one bicycle, and just need to get that stitching done.
As long as there have been motor vehicles, there has been pedestrians who have been struck down by them, so why not invent a device that protects the pedestrians when they are hit.
Want to go for a swim? But you're uncomfortable in the water? A few inventors in the 1920's had some innovative ideas to help you out. .