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"The most important thing to teach your children is that the sun does not rise and set. It is the Earth that revolves around it. Then teach them the concepts of north, south, east and west, and that they relate to where you happen to be on the planet's surface. Everything else will follow." (From his last television interview)
Designed a three-wheeled car he dubbed the "Dymaxion Transport". Despite being 20 feet long, the vehicle, thanks to its rear-wheel steering (not unlike the rudder of a ship), could be steered into a U-turn within its own length. A fatal crash of a prototype, incorrectly blamed on the Dymaxion's steering and not the other car involved, resulted in much negative publicity and scared away any ...
Wore thick glasses Talked with his hands when ever he gave a speech