Inventions

A new technology developed in Turkey could make NATO soldiers invisible

NATO troops will soon become invisible to radar and thermal cameras thanks to a groundbreaking fabric developed in Turkey, officials said Sunday.<p>The …

War

Ordinary objects or incredible inventions?

According to a recent report by Mintel, a marketing research agency, few millennials use bar soap. Don't be alarmed, though. They aren't running …

American History

These Are The 25 Best Inventions Of 2017, According To Time

Advertisement<p>Image: Supplied<p><b>As human technology gets greater, our capacity for great inventions increases, too.</b><p>But as the annual <i>TIME</i> roundup of the …

Dyson set to enter the Indian retail market in January 2018 with hair dryer, cordless vacuum cleaner and air purifier

Dyson, the British technology company famous for its products in the categories of vacuum cleaners, hair dryers, hand dryers, air purifiers and more, …

Consumer Reports

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Named One Of Time Magazine's Best Inventions Of 2017

Alongside a relatable robot, guilt-free ice cream, and glasses that give sight to the blind, Rihanna’s <b>Fenty Beauty</b> has been chosen by Time Magazine as one of the <b>Best Inventions of 2017</b>. When Rihanna launched her much-anticipated makeup line in September of this year, the collection sold out almost …

Emotions

Stephen Colbert Roasts Ridiculous Real-Life Inventions For The ‘Late Show’

Stephen Colbert has had his fill of useless inventions. Well, unless he has an idea for one. In that case, he’s all in.<p>On the <i>Late Show</i>, Colbert shared his bewilderment when it came to two successful crowdfunding campaign-backed “inventions” that are now on the market. Taking aim at the …

Consumer Tech

Madam C.J. Rih Rih: Time Mag Named Fenty Beauty One Of 2017’s Best Inventions

DyD Fotografos/Future Image/WENN.comTIME Names Fenty Beauty One Of 2017’s Best InventionHow many people can say they stan for an inventor??? TIME …

African-American Culture

Louis Braille: The blind Catholic musician who invented touch-reading

He invented braille reading and writing using the same tool that had cost him his sight.<p>Everyone knows the deaf Catholic classical composer, …

T.S. Eliot

The most remarkable inventions and innovations of 2017

Time magazine has compiled a list of the year's 25 most remarkable innovations ranging from breakthroughs that save lives to creations that simply …

Science

iPhone is one of 2017’s best inventions (but so is fidget spinner)

Anyone that says Apple can’t innovate anymore obviously hasn’t spent some quality time with the iPhone X.<p>According to Time annual list of the year’s best inventions, the iPhone X is the only smartphone that makes the cut, but so did the fidget spinner. The magazine calls the iPhone X the world’s …

Fidget Spinner

TIME Names Nintendo Switch as One of the Best Inventions of 2017

TIME magazine has a certain level of prestige, and so when it does its end-of-year lists they get circulated and seen a lot. It's a nice win for …

Gaming

iPhone X named one of TIME's top 25 inventions of 2017

Apple’s new iPhone X has made TIME’s annual unranked list of the 25 best products of the year 2017, joining other inventions like guilt-free ice …

Jonathan Ive

Fenty Beauty Was Named One of TIME's 25 Best Inventions of 2017

When Rihanna says she does not come to play, believe her.<p>The Bajan princess has completely thrown the beauty industry on it's head this year with the …

Women of Color

Clothing fabric keeps you cool in the heat

(Phys.org)—Researchers have designed a thermal regulation textile that has a 55% greater cooling effect than cotton, which translates to cooler skin …

Chemistry

SSPR Named 3rd Place Winner for Social Media Campaign of the Year by Sprout Social

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SSPR LLC, a digital PR agency, announced today that the company won 3rd place for Social Media Campaign of the Year by Sprout Social for its 2017 CES campaign, "Ossia Power Your Life."<p>The Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas at the …

Social Media Marketing

11 Things You Didn’t Know Were Invented in NYC

<i>Image via Flickr: twm</i><p>In addition to its stunning architecture and iconic skyline, New York City is recognized for its innovation. As a major cultural …

Darkest material on Earth will create a 'schism in space' for Winter Olympics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Touted as the darkest man-made substance in the world, Vantablack is so uncomfortably black the human eye can't quite decipher what it is seeing.<p>It is thought to be the closest thing to a black hole we will ever experience.<p>That's because Vantablack is not a color, it's the almost complete …

Winter Olympics

Working Electronic Circuits 3D-Printed With UV Light - ExtremeTech

By on November 15, 2017 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The cost of 3D printing has come …

Engineering

Israeli researchers develop invisibility cloak – but you can’t see it, yet

Israeli researchers say they have theoretically developed a breakthrough “cloaking carpet” that would render an object placed on it …

Ben-Gurion University

This 3D-printed textile could enable your clothing to cool you down

The outside temperature can have a strange effect on some folks at this time of year — causing them to make a beeline for the thermostat to crank it …

University of Maryland

Ingenious Device That Can Detect Melanoma Chosen by Dyson as Top Design of 2017

Ingenious Device That Can Detect Melanoma Chosen by Dyson as Top Design...<p>A small and simple handheld device with the ability to detect skin cancer …

Good News

One of These Inventions Could Be the Next Big Thing on HSN

Meet hot new products from promising innovators who saw a problem and solved it.<p>After receiving hundreds of qualified entries for our second …

Lifestyle

Clothing made from a reversible fabric could warm or cool wearers and keep them comfortable

Stanford researchers have developed a reversible fabric that, without expending effort or energy, keeps skin a comfortable temperature whatever the …

Futurama: The Professor's 10 dumbest inventions

Honorable Mention: The Reverse Scuba Suit<p>First seen in: "A Big Piece of Garbage"<p>Technically, this one was invented by the Professor's mortal enemy, …

One side of this material can make you cool, the other side warm

The reversible material can be used for clothes or wearable electronics<p>Staying the right temperature may be less of a struggle now that scientists have created a reversible material that can either cool you down or help you get warm.<p>There’s a lot of potential in clothing that regulates heat. Not …

Engineering

Device Invented to Do Laundry While Traveling Turns Any Container Into an Ultrasonic Bath

The Sonic Soak cleans clothes, dishes, food and more<p>I use a small ultrasonic jewelry cleaner to wash old machine parts, and it's amazing watching …

To almost match spider silk, scientists regenerate silkworm silk

Pound for pound, spider silk is among the strongest known materials. Unfortunately, though, farming spiders for their silk is highly impractical. …

Science

New Fabric Warms or Cools Depending How You Wear It - D-brief

By Nadia Whitehead | November 10, 2017 1:00 pm<p>If you’ve ever worked in an office, you know about the battle of the thermostat. This futile clash …

Climate Change

This Inexpensive Scanning Device Could Catch Skin Cancer Early

A team of biomedical engineers has won this year’s Dyson Award for “the sKan,” which detects the thermal changes associated with melanoma<p>Comment on …

Cancer

Skin Cancer-Detecting Device Wins 2017 International Dyson Award

It was developed by four students from Canada.<p>A remarkable device that can detect skin cancer reliably yet costs a fraction of its rivals has won the …