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Even Thomas Edison got it wrong sometimes. In 1890, he marketed this creepy talking doll that was taken off the shelves after just a few weeks. Listen to its horrifying rendition of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star." Collection of Robin and Joan Rolfs/Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park hide caption

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Collection of Robin and Joan Rolfs/Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park

Adam Grant is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Originals. Michael Kamber/Adam Grant hide caption

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Originals: How To Spot One, How To Be One

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