The device, invented by Philadelpia experimenter W W McFarlane required three pieces of stove pipe stuck to a board as an aerial.
Mad Scientists features amateur inventors, weekend scientists and eccentric engineers who make outrageous “toys” out of everyday products, according to a news release.
At press time, about 60 percent of The United Inventors Association of America members were 50 or older, estimates executive director Mark Reyland, and overall membership had grown 243 percent in a little over a year.
The Budwrap is a fun new product!
Tom Brown and his partner, Page Burr, really did start their company in Brown’s 600-square-foot garage in 1956.
As an orthopedic and spinal surgeon in training in 2004, Dr.
Lammoglia’s AIRE mask, which harnesses the wind power from breathing, “contains tiny wind turbines and the energy created is transferred through a cable to your electronic device,” the Mail reports.
Bradford engineer Andrew Nichols is on his way to Parliament with a novel idea on how to stop sewers causing a stink.
During World War II, wives of American military officers who lived at the Eagle Pass.
Back at his garage workshop, Schendel began assembling what he calls the “Grabbinator”, which is mostly metal (Schendel is also an expert welder), but also has plastic components.