TIL James Watt invented the unit of Horsepower as a means of marketing his steam engines.

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  1. Ironic or no that a guy named watt, invented the term horsepower to sell steam engines, which would later be replaced by internal combustion engines using fossil fuels, which will in time be replaced be electric powered vehicles using Watts.

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