Consumers Blown Away By Wind Resistant Cyprus Umbrella

Meet the Cypress umbrella created by two mechanical engineers in Vancouver  and say goodbye to umbrellas that fall apart in the wind.

British-American Duo Invent Portable Power-Charging Belt

Meet the ION Belt Battery, a sleek, safe and stylish accessory with a secret double life as a portable charger that eradicates the need for bulky  battery packs.

Connecticut Teen Develops Ground Breaking Test For Ebola

Meet Olivia Hallisey, a teenager from Connecticut who has created a revolutionary test for dreaded Ebola that may well turn the course of this deadly contagion that has taken so many lives.

Innovative Bio-Skin: Will Clothes One Day Self-Ventilate?

Learn more about MIT researcher, Lining Yao, who has created along with her highly skilled team a bio-skin that reacts to sweat and might suggest a future of self-ventiliating clothes.

Zero Energy Vaxxwagon For Delivering Vaccines Invented By Boy

Another ingenious teen has come up with an eco-friendly invention for improving the lives of others. This one's in the form of a pedal-powered wagon designed for the purpose of delivering life-saving vaccines to those in need.

Florida Teen Develops $12 Machine For Converting Ocean Currents Into Usable Energy

Another kid inventor is making headlines. This time it's a 15-year-old in Boca Raton, FL, named Hannah Herbst for developing a method for creating usable energy through ocean currents that costs only $12.

RipCord Packaging Tape Makes Opening Packages A Breeze

How many times have you tried opening a taped package where you quickly gave up and resorted to using a knife to practically hack it open? With RipCord tape, all that could be a thing of the past.

Printer Ink From Air Pollution, Can It Be Done? MIT Grad Says "Yes"

What if we could find a way to turn air pollution into something useful? A recent MIT grad thinks he's found a way.

Rethinking The Fashion Runway: Upside Down Is Chic Side Up

The symbolic interpretation of carrying each other's societal burdens may look good in fashion sketches, but  on the catwalk the visual impact of models carrying models is very weird indeed.  Read on for more about designer, Rick Owens, and this dizzy perspective targeted to defy fashion convention.

iPhone Case /Stethoscope: Hello, Whose Heart is Beating, Please?

Meet the Steth-IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope. If your mouth just dropped open, keep it there, for the inventor of this clever medical device is just 16 years of age. Read on for more on this brilliant boy and his amazing medical innovation.

3-D Printed Gold-Plated Heels: There’s Shoes in Them There Gold

From the Italian verb, mutare, meaning to change or mutate, comes this unusual Mutatio, 3-D printed, gold-plated shoe collection created by New York designer, Francis Bitonti. Read on for more on this spectacular fashion innovation.

Lending a Hand: Teen Creates Cheap Voice-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The world of 3-D printing has made it possible for the economically-challenged to afford the cost of prosthetic limbs. Meet Nilay Mehta, a 17-year-old high school student from California who in his own special way is lending a helping hand to the world of the disabled.

Why Wait Invent-Off Is Qualcomm's New Reality TV - Invention Contest Web Series

What do you get when you bring in a diverse group of inventors and provide them with the means to bring their ideas to life?  Qualcomm's Why Wait Invent-Off is what, and it's all thanks to a partnership between invention company Qualcomm and the well known tech blog Gizmodo.

HP's Sprout PC Combines All-In-One Computer, 3D Object Scanner

HP's stepping out of its comfort zone with this one. Tying into the recent 3D printer craze, the 23" Sprout PC's cameras and software can scan a real-world object you have on hand, and turn it into a 3D model you can manipulate on the included touch-mat, share with friends, and more.

Robot Turtles: A Board Game To Teach Preschoolers Computer Programming

A growing trend in children’s games is the combination of technology and traditional toys. Toys like Avakai, apps like Osmo, or video games like Bloxels require children to play with actual wooden dolls, puzzle pieces, and blocks in order to get the most out of their smart toys and iPads. This is because inventors know it is best to learn with tangible concepts and toys. Computer programming is fair game too. Robot Turtles is a board game which teaches kids the fundamentals of programming and coding.