Ever since humankind appeared on our planet, people have been trying to improve their lives by constantly inventing something new. Some of those inventions have become a part of our daily lives, while others have remained forgotten and lost in the past.

We at Enlighten collected for you some of the weirdest inventions of the past that are too wacky to be forgotten.

1. These large eyes were used in classes to visually show students the muscle actions of human eyes.

Otis Historical Archives National Museum of Health and Medicine / flickr

2. This is the first free flight of the Hiller Flying Platform. It was first flown in public in 1955.