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100 tales of invention and discovery to astonish, bewilder, & stupefyMeet the angry undertaker who gave us the push-button phone.Discover how modesty led to the invention of the stethoscope.Find out why Albert Einstein patented a refrigerator.Learn how a train full of trumpeters made science history.
Did you know about: The frustrated fashion designer who created the space suit? The gun-toting newspaperman who invented the parking meter?The midnight dreams that led to a Nobel Prize?
They're so good, you can't read just one.