The Man Who Built a Suit to Fight Bears Showed Us How We Should Live
Troy Hurtubise, the man behind 'Project Grizzly,' has died. We should all live as he did—chasing our dreams and taking on bears.
A Brief History of Butt-Kicking Machines
There have been several over the past century.
Partying With Dr. NakaMats, the World's Most Prolific Inventor
He held his 88th birthday celebration in a freight elevator. Now see how he plans to live to 144, while treating his own cancer.
Meet the Submarine Inventor Who Wants Everyone to Live Under the Sea
Deep-ocean explorer Phil Nuytten is designing an underwater base.
The European Inventor Award Is Like Eurovision for Hot Patent Talent
Intellectual property has never been so hot.
Scientists Have Found a Way to Make Gluten-Free Bread that Doesn’t Suck
Scientists from Italy claim to have isolated a protein in corn called zein, which much like gluten, imparts an elastic-y texture into bread.
The Super Soaker's Unlikely Role in the Green Energy Revolution
Lonnie Johnson wants to make your batteries more efficient and your solar power more powerful.
Japan's 87-Year-Old Patent King Is Trying to Invent Treatment for His Own Cancer
Since being diagnosed with cancer in 2013, prolific inventor Dr. NakaMats hasn't stopped working.
Elon Musk Has Created His Own Grade School Because Of Course He Has
Proud inventor Elon Musk is now disrupting the education system.
Somebody Invented a Pill to Make Your Farts Smell Like Roses
"We had just come back from Switzerland and we were eating a lot with our friends, and the smell from the flatulence was really terrible. We couldn't breathe, so me and a friend decided something had to be done."
Science or Art: Which Can Tell You More About Your Sex Life?
A new exhibition at the UK's Wellcome Collection juxtaposes the research of sexologists with X-rated art in order to ask if science or art has more to say about the beast with two backs.
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Can a Smartphone App Fix America’s Gun-Control Problem?
Unlike most entrepreneurs who make millions of dollars inventing pointless apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur named Mark B. Barron wants to use smartphones to solve America's gun violence problem.