May 082017
 

The Head Defender not only provides peace of mind for germophobes, but also offers a common sense layer of protection from exposure to sometimes less than pristine aircraft cabins. It’s often best not to ponder the cleanliness of any given seat on a …
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5 Ingenious Inventions to Help Animals Survive Man-made Eco Harm – Big Think

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Feb 192017
 

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5 Ingenious Inventions to Help Animals Survive Man-made Eco Harm
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Scientists have been stealing ideas from animals for years. The Shinkansen Bullet Train in Japan for example, was super-fast — 200 mph. But it was also super-noisy until chief engineer and bird-watcher Eiji Nakatsu got the idea that the beak that

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No-one can escape The GRAPPLER! Arizona man reveals ingenious James Bond-style invention to help police safely stop speeding cars

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Nov 052016
 

It looks like something out of a James Bond movie and sounds like a professional wrestler, but The Grappler is a new invention that could save innocent lives during high-speed police chases. Created by Leonard Stock of Arizona, it allows cops to remotely …
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Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

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May 072016
 
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In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie). What inspired these women, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities? Features women inventors Ruth Wakefield, Mary Anderson, Stephanie Kwolek, Bette Nesmith Graham, Patsy O. Sherm