Whoops! The 10 Greatest (Accidental) Inventions of All TimeSam Biddle8/26/10 12:00pm4951EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalink"Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits," Thomas Edison once said. But is hustling all it takes? Is progress always deliberate? Sometimes genius arrives not by choice—but by chance. Below are our ten favorite serendipitous innovations.