You can take pretty much any kid to an arcade, drop a few quarters into whatever Resident Evil knockoff you find there, put the fluorescent blue Uzi in their tiny little hands, and they’ll know what to do.
It’s just after 10 on a Thursday morning and Chip Yates — whose energy is exceeded only by his imagination — is on his fourth errand of the day. He’s in a small fabrication shop in a nondescript industrial park, with a few minutes to kill.
Smart design tweaks make the Pegasus the most user-friendly and stage-ready acoustic-electric guitar on the market
UT.LAB Light Wings are made from an unconventional material called Tyvek paper
There are plenty of pocket-sized breathalyzers on the market, but those can be awkward to keep on you at all times. If you want a gadget with some style that can also tell how blotto you are while out on the town, Tokyoflash has you covered.
Square wheels offer skateboards more control and grip, the inventors say.
Some inventions are so ubiquitous that it's difficult to imagine they started as an idea scribbled on paper and then a patent application submitted to, say, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
By implanting a microchip in the back of a person's head and fitting them with a special pair of glasses affixed to a small camera, researchers hope to restore the sight, at least partially, to the visually impaired.
A chemist developed bulletproof paint with rice husks that she claims will allow for thinner and lighter bulletproof vests.
Boston-based company Altaeros has developed a new wind power generator in the form of a giant balloon they say will offer a cheap renewable energy to communities off the grid. Powered by NewsLook.
The modern garage first appeared in the 1920s, and inventors—of automobile parts, among other things—began to occupy them almost immediately.
A tiny channel of canals directs water away from where it shouldn't be.
We all know someone who's a little gadget crazy.
Discover the hidden features and intricate interior of this cabinet.
Eesha Khare, who is only 18 years old, just created the device of our dreams.
In all, she is just a teenage, but unlikely most teens, Esha Khare, a 12th grade student of Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California, can boast having captured not only one of the top prizes at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Good news for those who aren’t getting enough caffeine in their coffee, sodas, energy drinks, chewing gum, waffles, marshmallows, or other snacks and drinks – you may soon be able to get a dose of the stimulant while performing basic dental hygiene t
Why can't two slices of pizza be used as a slide clicker? Why shouldn't you make music with ketchup? In this charming talk, inventor Jay Silver talks about the urge to play with the world around you.
From the 'holy disbelief, Batman' file: Korean electronics giant LG is rumored to be developing a washing machine that doesn't use water. Although details are scant, Mashable has more on the chatter.
Micro-display LED tech could light up the next generation of face-wearable gadgets.
A compact MIDI guitar that helps budding musicians learn to shred.
Long beer lines may be the most hipster of first-world problems, but that hasn't stopped a team of self-described "lazy hackers" from doing something about it.
As a lawyer who works in Silicon Valley and Cambridge, Massachusetts, Len Nannarone has helped his fair share of tech companies.
Abu Dhabi International Airport has installed dozens of bizarre-looking "sleeping pods" that allow passengers to nap in privacy.
A household lamp powered by a bag of rocks.
Harry Atwater thinks his lab can make an affordable device that produces more than twice the solar power generated by today’s panels.
Let’s face it: We’re all looking for ways to make life a little easier. Here are three inventions you probably didn’t realize you needed (or wanted) until just now. Maybe you never venture outdoors, so maybe this invention isn’t for you. But stick wi
Scientists have built a camera inspired by the compound eyes of insects like bees and flies. The camera’s hemispherical array of 180 microlenses gives it 160 degree field of view and ability to focus simultaneously on objects at different depths
Will Google Glass revive a controversial cinematographic technique?