Maybe Thomas Edison's Worst Idea Ever

Thomas Edison had some brilliant ideas. He also had some truly awful ones. One example: this rather eldritch-looking talking doll, the voice of which Leonard DeGraaf, an archivist at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, says was "just ghastly." Visit Smithsonian for six more examples of the most "epic" Edison failures.

Photo Credit: National Park Service, Thomas Edison National Historical Park

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