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Inventors Whose Inventions Killed Them

During the Great Storm of 1703, he and five others perished when they refused to leave the lighthouse, guiding ships from the rocks, and the tower collapsed.


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Reinventing The Shower: RoboShower

The RoboShower™ is rectangular in design with over 20″ double-wide adaptable and one-of-a-kind head.


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Personal Robots for the Handicapped and Elderly

For over 10 years, an itch on his nose had been annoying Henry Evans.


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The Invention of the Highlighter

Once, when readers wanted to remember something, they had to mark important passages with thin, wobbly lines in drab, hard-to-relocate colors.


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Why Didn’t Something Think of This Before: Bicyclick

Sometimes, great ideas, whether for a new business or a new invention, seem so obvious once someone brings them to life that you wonder why didn’t I think of that?


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The Redneck Wine Glass

America’s love affair with the irreverent, tacky and politically incorrect is making millions for at least one business.



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Who Was Frank Sprague?

Two of his key inventions — the first electric motor that ran at a constant speed under various loads and the self-propelled train car–led to the trolleys and later, to commuter trains.


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Inventor or Entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur may also happen to be an inventor, or he or she may borrow something from working elsewhere, make a slight tweak to an existing product, or just change the way something is distributed.


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Invention: Instant Wine Chiller

Wine goes from room temp to serving temp in seconds!


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