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Top 7 Weird Inventions Never Got Financed

It’s not hard to agree on the fact that certain inventions have changed our world irreversibly is it? The telephone, the automobile, the computer. We could go on and on. What about the inventions that COULD have likely changed the world, but found themselves without financing? This list may read like a science fiction novel at points, but think of how each could have effected the different areas of our lives. Enjoy our look at 7 weird inventions that never got financed.

Weir Inventions

Tesla’s Wireless Energy – It’s hard to have a discussion about off the wall inventions without the name Nikola Tesla quickly coming up. One of his most brilliant plans was a device which could transfer energy over vast distances – including electrical energy – without cables or wires. He began work on this project with the help of several wealthy backers. That is until they saw it could possibly work and then at the behest of the rich corporations pulled financing. Tesla was never able to develop alternate funding and his potentially world shaking plans and knowledge died with him.

Water Powered Automobiles – Water powered cars? Seriously? Yes, absolutely. Developed by the charismatic eccentric genius Stan Meyer. Meyer produced his own water powered dune buggy before entering into negotiations to develop a water powered automobile. The problem was that the automobile industry were very much opposed to the idea of having to switch over to water powered cars. Not to mention how negatively the gasoline companies felt about the idea of no longer being a vital industry. Ultimately, Meyer never got financed and even ended up dieing in what some swear were mysterious circumstances without seeing a full sized water powered automobile ever produced.

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The Rife Cancer Fighting Device – A device which fired a beam that cured cancer? This is exactly what Royal Rife claimed to have invented and had numerous people backing up its effectiveness. Rife not only couldn’t find funding to produce more of his devices, but was dragged into court again and again by the FDA who forced him to stop his important work. Later, the Supreme Court found he and others were suppressed by an overzealous medical community who didn’t like their pet theories threatened.

Cold Fusion – Most energy is produced (and nearly and endless amount of money has been spent funding) “hot fusion” machines and processes. This is dangerous and sometimes unpredictable. Two scientists Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons claim to have developed a safe process of “cold fusion” which could change the way the world looks at energy. You guessed the problem – no financing for the project and a campaign of disinformation for the last twenty years. Martin and Stanley even fled America in the hopes of being able to obtain funding in Europe. No such luck.

Multi Wave Oscillator – Electro therapy to enhance health? It doesn’t sound quite as crazy now as it did when Georges Lakhovsky pushed the idea in the 1920′s and 1930′s. A friend of Tesla he was also cut off from anything even resembling financing causing his ideas on electro therapy and multi wave oscillator machine to go largely untested. Considering his work on diet and nutrition is highly regarded in Natural Health circles this is an even more disappointing failure on the part of the establishment. For those interested in vibrant health this is certainly one of the more intriguing of our 7 weird inventions that never got financed.

Math and Science
Multi Wave Oscillator – Electro therapy to enhance health? It doesn’t sound quite as crazy now as it did when Georges Lakhovsky pushed the idea in the 1920′s and 1930′s. A friend of Tesla he was also cut off from anything even resembling financing causing his ideas on electro therapy and multi wave oscillator machine to go largely untested. Considering his work on diet and nutrition is highly regarded in Natural Health circles this is an even more disappointing failure on the part of the establishment. For those interested in vibrant health this is certainly one of the more intriguing of our 7 weird inventions that never got financed.

Brown’s Anti Gravity Device – Thomas Townsend Brown spent the 1050′s and 1960′s developing a machine that he thought could replicate a UFO! He was having great small scale success, but bigger experiments required more money – money that no one was willing to spend to pursue this fascinating possible technology. Interestingly, his experiments on still being followed up on in small private work shops world-wide today!

Schauberger’s Perpetual Motion Machines – Viktor Schauberger invented many strange and unusual devices and machines, but the one still talked about most today are his so-called “perpetual motion machines”. Viktor claimed they could harness the Earth’s natural energies and use them to produce a sort of limitless “free energy”. Despite his evidence he couldn’t find one serious financial backer for his project and eventually found himself running astray of the U.S. government who forbid further research in this promising direction. Another set of machines that could have possibly changed the future had the funds been made available by a courageous and forward thinking investor.

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One comment on “Top 7 Weird Inventions Never Got Financed

  1. innovationcrunch
    August 23, 2013

    Reblogged this on Innovation Blueprint and commented:

    Some interesting innovation that never got the chance to prove itself!

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