Inventor’s Greatest Creation: The Flak Jacket

In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers’ prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game.


Niche: One-Handed Pool

“The device is a little cue rest that you can adjust the angle of the rest and when you pick up the pool cue it stays attached to the pool rest.”

Mr Garrett said his prototype had a nylon base and a stainless steel riser that the pool cue sits in.


Building A More Effective Water Meter

Mr Evans said while new meters may work perfectly when they are tested on water which does not contain particulates, when they are used on water which does contain them, they regularly fail or under-record.


Tin Cup: Golf Ball Stencils

A golfer simply traces a chosen logo or design onto the ball with a fine-point Sharpie pen.

Video: World’s Largest Rube Goldberg Machine

World Records Academy: “The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers team smashed its own world record for largest Rube Goldberg machine with a 300-step behemoth that flawlessly accomplished the simple task of blowing up and popping a balloon – setting the new world record for the Largest functional Rube Goldberg machine.”

Just Keeping Spit Off The Cake

Brown spent his lunch hour the day after the party shopping for small plastic kazoo-like toys.


The Stick That Stops Hiccups

Ray began working with a friend with access to a 3-D printer, searching for something that would work better than the pen.


No More Germs: A Self Sanitizing Keyboard

A consumer advocacy group commissioned the tests in which British microbiologist James Francis took a swab to 33 keyboards, a toilet seat and a toilet door handle at the publication’s London office in January.


Will Someone Please Invent a Hoverboard?

This full size replica hoverboard measures approximately 8 inches by 27 inches.


Invention Protects From Mobile Radition

Two retired Croatians have invented and patented a card that protects people from cell phone radition, which potentially could be used millions of people around the world, reports daily newspaper 24sata.

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