Posts

QOTW: What are the most unnecessary human inventions? – Flick Filosopher (blog)


Flick Filosopher (blog)

QOTW: What are the most unnecessary human inventions?
Flick Filosopher (blog)
QOTW: What are the most unnecessary human inventions? Hello Kitty scented toilet paper. This weekend let us examine those applications of human ingenuity and enterprise that are mysterious, inexplicable, and basically make us go: Wow, someone spent

inventions – read more

Botch-free puncturing device among prize-winning inventions – NBCNews.com (blog)


Fort Mills Times

Botch-free puncturing device among prize-winning inventions
NBCNews.com (blog)
The inventor of an LED technology that is much more energy efficient than those currently on the market and, if widely adopted, could save millions of dollars a year on electricity bills and slash emissions of carbon dioxide, won a $ 30,000 prize
MIT Student Inventor Nikolai Begg Receives Lemelson-MIT Student PrizeMarketWatch (press release)

all 3 news articles »

inventions – read more

Two inventions that have the power to transform energy use – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Two inventions that have the power to transform energy use
The Guardian (blog)
Late in 2012, we became aware of two very different companies that have created new technologies to change the way light and power are distributed. Their ideas gave us a renewed sense of the power of innovation, which we need to ensure a sustainable

inventions – read more

Geneticist and Inventor Steven Henikoff Named AAAS Fellow – Outcome Magazine (blog)


Outcome Magazine (blog)

Geneticist and Inventor Steven Henikoff Named AAAS Fellow
Outcome Magazine (blog)
11/30/2012 Steven Henikoff, Ph.D., a geneticist, biologist and inventor at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been named a 2012 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS. Election as a Fellow is an honor

and more »

inventions – read more

Difference Engine: The PC all over again? – The Economist (blog)


The Economist (blog)

Difference Engine: The PC all over again?
The Economist (blog)
His main fear is that the fledgling technology could have its wings clipped by traditional manufacturers, who will doubtless view it as a threat to their livelihoods, and do all in their powers to nobble it. Because of a 3D printer's ability to make

3D printing: Difference Engine: The PC all over again? – read more

Boulder inventor begins grassroots campaign to launch new photography invention – Westword (blog)

Boulder inventor begins grassroots campaign to launch new photography invention
Westword (blog)
7 2012 at 7:59 AM Necessity is the mother of invention, and when Cindy Lichfield needed a way to photograph her jewelry without getting the usual hot spots, strange reflections and strong shadows that often show up in pictures of metal and stone,

and more »

inventions – read more