Most of us are familiar with Mary Shelley’s novel, “Frankenstein,” the monster created by an eccentric scientist by his own hands which ultimately became his doom. While this entertaining story is a work of fiction, there are relevant records in history that reveal several inventions have become the end of their inventors.
Do you ever stop to think how many of the inventions we utilize on a daily basis and often take for granted came to be? The following infographic from BestCollegesOnline.org takes a look at how some of the most widely used inventions originally came about as well as how they evolved over time.
When you think of things that originated from Ireland, one might naturally think of Guinness beer. Or possibly the rock band U2 comes to mind. But did you know that Ireland is responsible for many other important inventions that have had major impact on our world? This infographic from GoIreland highlights ten of them.