25 Biggest And Most Embarrassing Mistakes Ever Made

No matter how bad you think you messed things up at work you can always take heart in the fact that in 1788 the Austrian army attacked itself and killed 10,000 of its own men. These are the 25 biggest and most embarrassing mistakes ever made.

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NASA accidentally taping over the moonlanding. In fact, there are no known original recordings of the event.

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24

It took 177 years to build the Tower of Pisa and only 10 years for it to start leaning

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23

Not having enough life boats on the Titanic because it was "unsinkable"

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22

Decca Records turning down the Beatles because they weren't sellable. Enter EMI.

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21

NASA loses a Mars orbiter because part of the team used metric units and the other half used English.

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