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30 Life-changing inventions that were made accidentally.

There are many life-changing inventions that were totally made by mistake and accident. Every day, we make use of products like microwaves, match boxes etc. which makes our work and life easier.

But believe it or not, these inventions were not ht product of trial and error, but were created entirely by accident.

Herein, we've gathered some of the most life-changing products that were accidental inventions. Here they are check them out.

1. Microwave

Percy Le Baron Spencer was working on magnetrons (high-powered vacuum tubes that generate short radio waves called microwaves) when he accidentally discovered microwave cooking.

2. X-ray machine

On November 8, 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen was in his laboratory experimenting on a vacuum tube covered in cardboard. He noticed mysterious glow emanating from a chemically coated screen nearby.

He also discovered that these rays allowed him to see past his skin to his bones, he named the new rays x-rays due to their unknown origin.

3. Matches

In 1826, John Walker discovered match sticks when he accidentally scrapped a stick coated in chemical across his hearth and it caught fire.

4. Dynamites

Though the explosive substance nitroglycerin was invented by Ascanio Sobrero, it was Alfred Nobel who used it to make dynamites. Nobel began experiment with nitroglycerin in Paris, and he accidentally found a way to tame the substance by mixing Kieselguhr with it.

5. The first artificial sweetener

Saccharin, the first artificial sweetener was discovered in 1878 by Constantin Fahlberg. The Russian chemist was working in the lab of chemistry professor Ira Ramsen when he accidentally tasted some of the chemicals he was working with and discovered how sweet they were.

6. The post-it note

7. Penicillin

8. Chocolate chip cookies

9. Super glue

10. The implantable pacemaker

11. Potato chips

12. Teflon

13. Champagne

14. Popsicles

15. Coca-cola

16. Viagra

17. Safety glass

18. Brandy

19. Quinine

20. The pap smear

21. Dry cleaning

22. Vulcanized rubber

23. Vaseline

24. Ice cream cone

25. Botox treatment

26. Tea bags

27. The safety pin

28. Silly putty

29. Bubble wrap

30. Chewing gum👍Thanks for reading

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