You will not believe, but the snowmobile, Braille and rocking chair were invented by children.
January 17 in the world celebrate the holiday rather unusual: children's day-inventors. This date for the celebration was not chosen randomly. On this day in 1706, Benjamin Franklin was born, famous politician, who as a boy in the whole district became famous for its inventions. For example, he invented the flippers to swim when he was 12 years later, he received a patent for a rocking chair and suggested the designation "+" and "-" for the electrically charged state.
It turns out that not all familiar to us the things that make our lives easier and more interesting to have been invented serious guys in lab coats and goggles. AdMe.ru collected the most amazing stories of children's inventions, many of which are serious solve modern problems.
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Invented by Louis Braille, 15 years
15-year-old Louis Braille in 1824 invented a font that make reading accessible to blind people and is still used around the world. It is based - "Night font" artillery captain Charles Barbier, who used the military at that time to read the reports in the dark.
Invented by: Joseph-Armand Bombardier, 15 years
Snowmobile young Canadian came up Joseph-Armand Bombardier. It all began at a time when his father for 15 years gave his son battered «Ford T». Less than a week Joseph Ford dismantled for parts and built a model of the snowmobile. He founded the company Bombardier, the famous manufacturer of aircraft, snowmobiles but they release so far.
3.Novy method of diagnosing cancer
Invented by: jack andraka 15 years
15-year-old schoolboy invented a new method of diagnosing cancer. This is a test for the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, ovarian and lung in the early stages, and it turned out to be much faster and cheaper than previously used analogs. Results are available within five minutes
Invented by John Nissen, 16 years
The idea of creating a trampoline belongs to 16-year-old gymnast George Nissen. Trampoline for nearly eighty-year history has not changed, because the concept is simple. As before, it is the same design as the steel frame and the canvas stretched on springs.
5.Peredacha electronic image
Inventor: Philo Farnsworth, 15 years
Modern television owes Philo Farnsworth, who in 15 years has presented his teacher chemistry project of electronic transmission of images over long distances. After 4 years, he developed a vacuum tube to create images in which the phosphorus glowed under the influence of the electrons. In 1927, the first time he realized the transfer of the electronic image - a horizontal line. Prior to that, he worked for television mechanical modules. And the Farnsworth, pass for "mad genius" became the prototype of Professor Hubert Farnsworth, the hero of the animated series "Futurama."
6. The device for the hearing impaired
Invented by: John Cohn, 14 years
14-year-old John Kohn developed a device Good Vibrations, which allows to convert sound waves into tactile sensations. So hearing impaired people can feel muzyku.Eta Cohn idea came to mind when he put his teeth to the guitar, and in 2012 he became the winner of Google Science Fair.
Inventor: Justin Bekermen, 18
But the American student Justin Bekermen created a portable submarine, which cost his family all in 2000 dollars. This miniature submarine, built of plastic pipes of large diameter, allows to dive to a depth of two meters and stay there for several hours.
8. A new kind of battery
Invented: Aysha Khare, 18
Schoolgirl from California has developed a new type of battery for mobile phones. The energy in them is filled for 20-30 seconds and lasts a long time. For his invention girl got a prize for young scientists from the company Intel.
Invented by Frank Epperson, 11 years
According to legend, in the evening on the porch of the boy forgot glass of soda (it was winter), and in the glass left stick, which the powder is mixed in the soda water. 18 years later, in 1923, grown up Epperson used his discovery in business and opened with frozen lemonade.
Invented: Mallory Kyuvmen, 13 years
13-year-old schoolgirl Mallory Kyuvmen US invented a cure for hiccups. It's candy, which include sugar and apple cider vinegar. The novelty has received the name «Hiccupops».
11. Toy Truck
Invented by Robert Patch, 6 years
Toy dump truck with a folding body invented (and even patented the idea in 1936) six Robert Patch. He painted toy to his father made him exactly the same. In the picture - drawing from the patent, the first version probably look a little bit different. Of course, the dump at that time already existed, but these were not toys.
12.Robot measuring facilities
Inventor: Maxim Lem, 12 years
12-year-old Maxim Lema from the city created a robot to perform the functions BTI Engineers (measurer). The robot scans the room, measures the area of the plan and with the help of a radio signal transmits the data to a computer.
13.Novy kind of printmaking
Inventor: Anastasia Rodimin 10 years
10-year-old Muscovite was the youngest owner of a patent in Russia, when he invented a new kind of printmaking. The open was made by chance she forgot monotype, overlaid with her a piece of paper in the window. A few days later the paint faded, and those that were hidden under a piece of paper, to maintain a clear path and remained bright. Pat helped her arrange grandfather, who co-wrote.
14.Sredstvo for painless removal of bandages
Alanna Meyers, 8 years
8-year-old Alanna Meyers of Florida invented a means for painless removal of bandages. The product includes soap, lavender oil and water. This idea came to her after she was discharged from the hospital, and she had to take off the bandages - a process that, as we know, can be very painful.
The inventor Chester Greenwood, 15 years
15-year-old Chester Greenwood invented ear protection in 1873. Such an idea was born out of necessity: the boy loved to skate and asked his grandmother to sew pieces of fur to the wire to protect the ears from the cold. Later, these headphones have improved, and now the models are used, for example, to protect against loud noise.
That's all. Thanks to all.