Inventions

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Thought Leaders

Good News, Inventors! Quirky Has 'Re-Invented' Itself, Pursuing Licensing Deals for Inventors

By taking away risk, Quirky has empowered everyday people to take action on their creative product ideas.

Business News

Vycle Replaces Lifts and Stairs With a Vertical Bike

It's basically a lift for one person that only requires leg power to operate. If you don't love it your fitness band certainly will!

Business News

This Polymer Device Can 'Walk' When Illuminated

The device itself has just two parts: a rectangular frame and a piece of special polymer material that can 'undulate and ... propel itself forward under the influence of light.'

Innovation

What the Creation of Apple's iPhone Teaches Us About Innovation

Despite what you may believe about Steve Jobs, it isn't something that can happen if you go it alone.

Innovation

10 Things You Didn't Realize Were Invented in the 2000s

Many of the products and services born in the aughts helped shape the world we live in today.

Business News

20 Facts about Apple on the Apple II's 40th Anniversary

Looking back on how the company has grown in the years since the launch of its flagship product.

Starting a Business

The Simplest Ideas Can Be Extremely Profitable. Here's Proof.

Gene Luoma solved a universal problem -- clogged drains -- with a strip of plastic from his garage. His device has sold 33 million units.

Growing a Business

3 Approaches to Get Your Patent Application Moving Much Faster

Got a great idea? Expediting it through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may cut the chances that it will be copied or stolen.

Thought Leaders

12 Inspiring Quotes From the Inventor of the Telephone, Alexander Graham Bell

March 10 marks the day the inventor made the first telephone call.

Fundraising

The Craziest Things That Have Been Funded on Kickstarter in 2017

From an air pollution pen to a robot arm -- check out some of these successful out-there campaigns.

Science & Technology

7 New Opportunities Virtual Reality May Create

Certain inventions spawn generations of successive employment for people doing jobs that no one has ever done before. VR may be one.

Science & Technology

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Inventing

How to pick the right patent for your potential product.

Business News

This Tiny $100 Bed Charges Your Phone -- and Helped Me Get My Best Night's Sleep in Weeks

The Phone Bed is exactly what you'd expect: A tiny wooden bed with silk sheets, for your phone.