Walking will never be the same.
Walking will never be the same.
Japanese scientists, along with the Ministry for Defense, have developed a spherical remote control flying machine. It has all the capabilities of a helicopter and an airplane, but none of the negative characteristics.
While the USA likes to present itself as the leading innovator worldwide, the world is a big place. The original patent-holders for some of the most world’s most famous inventions may surprise you. Here’s a list of 10 non-Americans innovators, presented by dogs. Why dogs? Because they’re awesome. (All facts via about.com) (via burnred.co.uk) View List ›
If you’re tired of hearing about certain things on TV this DIY gadget will mute your TV for you. Or anything else you want. All it takes is a little time and a healthy dose of technological know-how.
Time-savers taken to ridonkulous lengths.
From the “Inventions No One Ever Asked For” files: Magic shirt juice in an aerosol can. [Warning: Video autoplays.] View List ›
This unique sideways bicycle designed by Michael Killian utilizes the same balance correction skills required of snowboarders. Ladies love snowboarders, so the transitive property is in your favor here. *mustache not included. View List ›
British archivists have found footage of what is supposedly the world’s first mobile phone, from 1922, and it even comes with music! The best part is the reporter’s reaction to two women being almost a century ahead of their time: “Bless us, they’re never still - always up to something new …. won’t hubby have a time when he has to carry one!” View Image ›
The NASA Spinoff Database is huge and breathtaking. More importantly, this collection of articles about all the consumer products born through NASA R&D is filled with totally dirty titles like “Putting the Flex in Flexible” and “Lending a Helping Hand.” If the title of an article about your invention could also be the title of a pornographic novel, you have a winner in your hands. A few of the best are below; see the full list of articles here. View List ›
The good people of Italy have invented a vending machine that makes pizza from scratch—in under 10 minutes. This has been around for a little while, but I am really hungry today and wish we had one in the office. We could make SO much money off all the card-players downstairs. Read More ›
True innovation happens everyday. Like, I was just thinking the other day that I needed some sort of father-riding saddle. Voila! The Daddle is born! And it’s not alone. Check out the weirdest inventions you never knew you needed. More at Urlesque. View Image ›
Never again will you be caught unarmed by intruders! Also, if you got two, you could have awesome battles. View Image ›
Someone finally figured out how to give a robot a heart. This also makes a pet hamster self-sufficient in terms of cleaning, if you were concerned about that. Watch Video ›
A new web and TV serious from MAKE Magazine celebrating some of the coolest “Makers” (inventors, artists, geeks and everyday people) and their inventions — which mix old and new technology to upgrade, renew, and recycle. Recent episodes including a fire-shooting bicycle, a VCR cat-feeder and a laser harp.
Time presents its list of this year’s top inventions. Really? The Peek? I don’t think anyone’s grandmother even used that gadget.
Time gives thumbs up to 10 inventions from the past year. The top spot goes to the Peek, which should leave many scratching their heads.
For those of us fellas who find ourselves more damp than others in these sweltering summer months, there’s finally a solution that won’t toast your pits: a suit that emits deodorant! Until society finds it appropriate for a grown adult to live in meat locker (I totally would), it seems Japan has come up with the next best option. Read More ›
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Tired of hiding your Mom-bangs underneath a silly baseball cap? Now you don’t have to, thanks to this revolutionary product that lets you wear a hat and show everyone your hair! AT THE SAME TIME! You can also make it into a visor for those days when you want to instantly age yourself by 20 years. Read More ›