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Do you know about the inventor who disappeared along with the lighthouse he designed? Or the daredevil whose contraptions vaulted him to fame and then cut his life short? This episode of The List Show is all about the sad but fascinating stories of inventors killed by their own inventions.

Erin (@erincmccarthy) discusses inventors like Thomas Midgley, Jr. and Harry Smolinski, and tries to separate fact from fiction in the story of Thomas Andrews and the RMS Titanic.

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