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Top 5 worst inventions in history

There are many inventions taken place in recent centuries, some play a very important role to make the life of humankind easier but some (uhhhh).

These inventions are useless and destructive. So here I came up with the list of the top 5 worst inventions in history.

I think you have to tape your mouth because you will be un-controlled after seeing these dumbest inventions.

Although it’s normal, we know failure is a part of achieving something big. So sorry to the founders of these crumpy inventions.

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Top worst inventions in history at a Glance

Without further blah, blah let’s dive into list~

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1. Hindenburg disaster

Early blimps (a small airship) used hydrogen instead of helium to set the airship up. But you know how worst this invention was, ****. Hydrogen is lighter than helium but it’s is the most flammable ingredient.

In the 19th century, the largest airship was ever built was called Hindenburg by Germany. The Hindenburg disaster is a never forgettable accident that occurred on May 6, 1937, in Manchester Township, New Jersey, United States.

This airship killed 36 passengers (R.I.P) and crew members.

So that’s why this accident was named as Hindenburg disaster. Above is the video footage of the Hindenburg disaster.

2. DDT

Another one of the worst inventions in history. DDT stands for (Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane). It’s a type of poison used in agriculture to kill insects.

In 1972 EPA announced a cancellation order for DDT due to Health and Environmental Effects. But in some countries, it’s still used to control mosquitoes that spread malaria.

It’s known to be very persistent in the environment. The cancellation order is based on its worst environmental effects to those potential human health risks to wildlife as well.

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3. Microsoft Clippy

Clippy came into existence on the 21st of April, 2001. Born in Microsoft Office 97. Clippy is an automated assistant produced by Microsoft for their office productivity suite. Clippy’s main function is to provide assistance with word processing tasks through animated overlays.

But Clippy became an internet meme due to unpopularity and it is seen as an irritant. Clippy features have been rusticated and completely disappeared from Microsoft Office. Clippy was finally killed off in 2007.

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4. Pop-up Ads

Pop-up ads are one of the most terrible types of online advertising that you can find. Pop Up ads just appear in front of your browser windows, no matter what you’re doing. Pop-up ads usually aren’t filtered by pop-up blockers.

It’s also the dumbest invention ever made by a genius. Imagine, you are searching for information, you visit a particular website, whenever you click on any clickable element or anywhere on the page, you get pop-up ads. This made your experience worst.

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5. Parachute jacket

This parachute jacket was developed by Franz Reichelt in 1912. It’s a German Inventor. When this designer try to jump from the Eiffel Tower, the jacket didn’t deploy and Franz Reichelt died (R.I.P).

By the way, Because of these inventors, we developed some great ideas to change the world. I am not saying these are bad. I only list down these inventions for knowledge purposes.

So the list of top 5 worst inventions in history ends up. Please never forget to leave your comments below.


This post was originally published on 10, October 2021, but according to new information stuff this post update frequently.

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