Inventions

Hold the Rocks: This Digital Stick Concept Chills Cocktails Without Ice
Technology

Hold the Rocks: This Digital Stick Concept Chills Cocktails Without Ice

With this slim smart wand in your drink, you could totally chill on the ice.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life
Elon Musk

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor
3-D Printing

What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor

While this technology was initially limited to R&D labs, now it's pervading almost every industry. A person with an idea can create a prototype of a product with greater ease.
Louis Foreman
This Device Lets Wine Lovers Try a Sample Without Popping the Cork
Inventions

This Device Lets Wine Lovers Try a Sample Without Popping the Cork

Greg Lambrecht's invention is offering wine buffs a taste of what's to come.
How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business
Family Businesses

How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business

The frustration of fastening the seat belts of three youngsters in the back seat inspired an invention. Now the kids are part of the business.
Daphne Mallory
The 'Paper' Airplane to Rule Them All
Far Out Tech

The 'Paper' Airplane to Rule Them All

Say hello to the slickest little high-tech eye in the sky.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation
Innovation

Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation

Creating the right mindset, understanding the reality of invention, double-checking your ego and developing a sense of timing will help you move from having a worthy thought to fulfilling its promise.
Mike Watson
4 Tips for Making Millions Quickly Marketing Through Infomercials
Inventions

4 Tips for Making Millions Quickly Marketing Through Infomercials

Though often lampooned, these long-form commercials are the original viral-marketing success story.
Kedma Ough
A Watch That Shoots Lasers? Yes, Please.
Far Out Tech

A Watch That Shoots Lasers? Yes, Please.

It isn't as cool as sharks with lasers on their heads, but it's pretty close.
Jason Fell
Inventors Have a New Opportunity to Showcase Their Product on National TV
TV shows

Inventors Have a New Opportunity to Showcase Their Product on National TV

The immensely popular Today show has segment for new products but getting selected is about as challenging as creating that gadget you're selling.
Kedma Ough
Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.
Far Out Tech

Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.

Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Virtual Reality Meets DIY With Samsung's Project Beyond
Far Out Tech

Virtual Reality Meets DIY With Samsung's Project Beyond

Samsung has announced a 3-D, 360-camera that lets people record and create their own virtual reality worlds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Encouragement Is Growing for Women Inventors
Inventors

Encouragement Is Growing for Women Inventors

Women filed about a third of all trademarks in recent years but fewer than a fifth of patents. There is help to get everybody's good ideas turned into products.
Kedma Ough