publication date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 (part of Spring 2013)

category: Inventions

clue: The Confederacy needed a strong navy to win the Civil War, but the ship created by this inventor failed to make a splash.

explanation: Hunley invented the submarine, but early models were prone to sinking. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Scott Horowitz

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Scott Horowitz.

Deadly Development: Science can be hazardous to your health! These five pioneers of technology and new ways of living were too clever by half, killed by the very inventions that they hoped would better the human race (or at least further their careers).

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