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One of the Swingers group Saint Marys Alaska famous and prolific inventors of all time, Thomas Alva Edison exerted a tremendous influence on modern life, contributing inventions such as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera, as well as improving the telegraph and telephone. In his 84 years, he acquired an astounding 1, patents. Aside from being an inventor, Edison also managed to become a successful manufacturer and businessman, marketing his inventions to the public. A myriad of business liaisons, partnerships, and corporations filled Edison's life, and legal battles over various patents and corporations were continuous.

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And although his accomplishments spoke Im looking for my soul mate themselves, Edison was equally prolific, and ambitious, in inventing myths to boost his reputation as a larger-than-life innovator, as a TIME profile notes. For one thing, he often claimed to be entirely self-taught, having never attended a day of school.

He also boasted of never needing more than three hours of sleep a night.

Per TIME:. When the Ford Motor Co. In some of these photos, Ford seemed attentive and alert, but Edison could be seen asleep — on a bench, in a chair, on the grass.

How edison invented the light bulb — and lots of myths about himself

His secret weapon was the catnap, and he elevated it to an art. He could go to sleep any where, any time, on anything.

at letters time. Still life of the first electric light bulb, invented by Thomas Alva Edison in and patented on January 27, By Jennifer Latson.

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