He’s our Leonardo, the Shakespeare of invention.
By John Wasik
Priceline founder Jay Walker talks about innovation, invention and intellectual property rights in his “Library of the History of Human Imagination.”…
By Sam Lane
Before the digital revolution hit the movie industry, the projector used in movie theaters was an evolution of the Phantoscope, developed by Charles Francis Jenkins, who was born nearly 150 years ago on Saturday.
By Carey Reed
A 'smart' keyboard could trigger a wireless alarm if anyone but the programmed user even taps on it.
By Ruth Tam
By Ruth Tam
The Janicki Omniprocessor converts sewer sludge into water, electricity and fertilizer.
By Laura Santhanam
In this quiz, see if you can identify what some devices were designed to do based on renderings submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
You might know that golf, Scotch and haggis come from Scotland, but did you know the blockbuster video game "Grand Theft Auto" does as well? As Scots go to the polls today to vote on whether to stick with the…
By Lindsey Foat, The Hale Center for Journalism at KCPT
High school seniors Tyler Richards and Jonathan Thompson have spent a lot of time thinking about ketchup. As students in the Project Lead the Way program at North Liberty High School in Liberty, Missouri, Richards and Thompson have researched and…
Interview with the founder of the Ig Nobel prize ceremony. Marc Abrahams.
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