7 unlucky inventor who were killed by their own inventions!
Source: whatculture.com Thomas Andrews was the chief naval architect on the Titanic and was on board for its doomed maiden journey
The life of an inventor is not an easy one. First you have to come up with a good idea that solves a problem in a way that no one has thought of before, and then you need to design and engineer your idea to take it from theory to reality. The very nature of invention means that inventors are continuously pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. This drive to discover the next Big Thing has been a boon to humanity and has given us inventions like the steam engine, the automobile and the personal computer. It's the major reason why we're still not huddled in caves fighting off wolves and cowering at the crack of thunder.
But invention is a fickle mistress and has proved to be a dangerous undertaking for many a would-be Edison. Things go wrong, inventions break or don't work as the designers intended, and sometimes inventors are killed by the very ideas they brought to life. We've compiled some of the sad but fascinating stories of seven inventors who died at the hand of their inventions. Let their stories serve as lessons for those of us who dream big. (Text: Shea Gunther)
Comfort, prosperity and the peace that humanity has achieved today, has been achieved with a lot of human sacrifices. In the past century, many people have sacrificed their lives at risk progress of human society and its unmatched achievements. Among them will be the inventors noted that there has always been known as a pioneer in the world of science.