Invention

Brain-Controlled Interface Gives the Disabled Reason To Smile

Meet the telepresence robot, a brain-controlled interface that helps to lift the spirits of the disabled by translating their mental intentions into commands.

Clever New Refrigerator Keeps Food Cold Sans Electricity

For the roughly 1.3 billion people around the globe who are currently living without electricity, a traditional refrigerator is not an option. Now, a team of students from the University of Calgary has developed a refrigeration unit for storing perishables without the need for a power source.

Visibility and Cycling Safety: Smart Lumenus Apparel Offers Both

Learn more about Lumenus cycling outerwear which was created by Outdoor Tech and Jeremy Wall to ensure the visibility of bikers and pedestrians  everywhere.


Eye-Controlled Wheelchair: New Vision and Freedom for The Disabled

Learn more about Eyegaze technology and the Eyedrivomatic  wheelchair created by a disabled inventor that has transformed the lives of many people with severe motor disabilities.

New Desalinating System Uses Shockwaves For Turning Saltwater Into Drinking Water

Researchers at MIT’s Department of Chemical Engineering have discovered a new way to remove salt from ocean and brackish water. If it works on a larger scale, this may be the answer to our fresh water concerns.

New Pyro Fireball Shooter Lets You Shoot Flames Like A Superhero

Fans of superhero movies have something to look forward to, the new mini pyro fireball shooter for shooting flames out of the palms of your hands.

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.

Wearable Solar Innovation: Parka Offers Shelter, Comfort and Energy

The latest addition to the Pauline van Dongen wearable solar family is a very special parka that thrives amid nature's often harsh elements. Read on to learn more about this innovative Dutch desinger and her amazing creations.

Parkinson's Drug Doubles as Treatment for Macular Degeneration

Learn more about L-DOPA, a treatment for Parkinson's Disease and a new study that suggests this drug may be able to delay or prevent Macular Degeneration.

Mobile Charging Kiosk Runs On Solar Power, Saves Time And Energy

In Rwanda, Africa, an organization called African Renewable Energy Distributor is behind an invention known as a Mobile Solar Cell Phone Charger. The lightweight charging station can be hooked up behind a bicycle or moped to deliver charging opportunities to residents of remote places.

Biogas Backpack Provides Means Of Transporting Affordable Alternative Energy

Now that biogas has become more prevalent, scientists, environmentalists and industry leaders are looking for more ways to introduce it to poor rural areas. The problem for a lot of people in small towns and villages, where the main means of transportation is still by foot, is getting it home.

Stanford University's Artificial Skin: Sensational Advance For Prosthetics

Read on for more about a new and exciting product that may one day in the near future may allow prosthetic wearers to feel sensation in their limbs.

Cypress: The Last Umbrella You'll Ever Buy

Unless you are Mary Poppins and practically perfect in every way, chances are your current umbrella is not going to stand up to a sudden gust of wind. That is going to leave you exposed to the elements -- or it would have until now. With the Cypress Umbrella and its unique telescoping technology those days are in the past. Not only that, you can change canopies to go with your outfit.

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.