Inventors

Technology

French Inventor Is First to Cross English Channel Using a Hoverboard

It wasn't an uninterrupted flight, but it was still historic.

Why You Don't Need to 'Reinvent the Wheel' to be an Entrepreneur

Avoid the hubris of over-stretching yourself when you start out. You will thank me for it.

10 Things You Didn't Realize Were Invented in the 1990s

From Google.com to Nintendo 64 -- there's much to attribute to the 1990s.

Become an Inventor, Just Not a 'High-Maintenance' One

Companies want to work only with inventors who are professional and fair -- people who don't waste their time.

Cat Fight! How These Inventors Beat the Counterfeiters That Nearly Destroyed Their Company.

When a company copied their invention, Natasha and Fred Ruckel began investigating -- and got an inside look into how products are ripped off.

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