Inventors: Incredible stories of the world’s most ingenious inventions

Step into Leonard da Vinci’s workshop, relax on board Video Shima’s speedy bullet train, and join movie star Hedy Lamarr to bounce ideas around in between takes.

Inventors looks at the towering achievements of more than 50 inventors in great detail.  From Lizzie Magie, who came up with the idea for the game Monopoly, but had it stolen, to the ancient Turkish polymath Ismail al-Jazari, who decided the best way to power a clock was with a model elephant, to Richard Turere, the Maasai inventor who created a lion-scaring device when he was just 13 years old – the inventors of this ebook have all used buckets-all of creativity to find ways to improve our world.

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