Accidents may happen: fifty inventions discovered by mistake

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From Wheaties to telephones, microwave ovens to yo-yos, here are the inspiring and often funny stories of 50 mistakes and misunderstandings that helped bring about life as we know it. With hilarious cartoons and wacky facts, this fascinating compendium illustrates the adage "If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them." From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Grouping Title accidents may happen fifty inventions discovered by mistake
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subject_facet Discoveries in science -- History -- Juvenile literature, Discoveries in science -- Juvenile literature, History, Modern -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature, Technological innovations -- History -- Juvenile literature, Technological innovations -- Juvenile literature
title_display Accidents may happen : fifty inventions discovered by mistake
title_full Accidents may happen : fifty inventions discovered by mistake / Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
title_short Accidents may happen :
title_sub fifty inventions discovered by mistake
topic_facet Discoveries in science, History, History, Modern, Technological innovations