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Invention for geysers cuts power bills dramatically

In a bid to do her bit for the environment, an East London inventor has created a device that reduces the amount of energy used by a geyser. Sandiswa Qayi designed a silicone sleeve called the HotSpot out of frustration at having to continually switch her …
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The room that charges your gadgets using THIN AIR: Disney invention could power up to 320 mobile devices

It may be best known for its children’s films, but Disney is trying its hand at wireless charging technology. The firm is working on technology similar to Wi-Fi that can power upmobile devices without the need for wires. So far researchers have …
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Invention Of The Week? Free Electric: A Bicycle That Will Power Millions Of Homes

Manoj Bhargava is the brainchild of the 5-Hour Energy drink and he has plenty of money in the bank, like around $ 4 billion. But instead of buying lavish yachts, private jets, and showstopper beachfront homes, and maybe a professional sports team or two …
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‘The Wright Brothers:’ A soaring saga of the power of invention

As a writer who made his name with the biographies of two remarkable presidents, David McCullough seems to have flown far afield (pardon the pun) with his latest book, “The Wright Brothers.” The link between these projects, however, is McCullough’s …
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