Inventor

Why Failure Can Be The Path To Success

Simon Webster | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Tech
Simon Webster

September marks the date that the aptly named Museum of Failure closes. It displayed more than 70 products and services from around the world. They included those from well-known brands such as a Harley-Davidson perfume, Bic for Her, the Apple Newton, Google Glass, and Kodak Digital Cameras.

The Hashtag's Story Has A Lesson For Every Internet User

Jamie Wareham | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Wareham

Back then, it was mostly known by Americanism, the 'pound sign' - one that you may remember from many automated recorded phone messages "end by pushing the pound key".

Trevor Baylis CBE, Inventor, Swimmer, Stuntman and Unsung Hero

David Ready | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Tech
David Ready

Upon venturing onto Eel Pie Island, renowned for the British blues explosion of the 1960s and helping to kick-start the musical careers of the likes of Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart, I never knew that the island in Twickenham would be home to such eccentric and interesting people, including that of an inventor.

Mechanical Horse Is So Bad It's Good

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese inventor Su Daocheng, spent two months working on what might be the weirdest transportation vehicle we've ever seen: a mechanical horse. Lo...

20-Foot Metal Bum Launches Gigantic Fart At France

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

Some inventions are practical attempts to solve real problems. Others are essentially frivolous, but end up making a genuine difference to our lives. ...

WATCH: Brit Inventor Builds Jet Bike

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Tech

A British man has unveiled a bicycle powered by a homemade jet engine. Famed internet inventor, genius and brilliant human being Colin Furze unveil...

National Inventor's Day

Tom Pellereau | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Tech
Tom Pellereau

Thirty years ago on Monday, President Reagan made Thomas Edison's birthday 'National Inventor's Day' in the USA. One day I believe it will be consumers who are the inventors. Consumers who are dissatisfied or frustrated by brands will directly influence what Nike, Proctor and Gamble and others develop.

WATCH: The Saucepan That Stirs Itself As If By Magic

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Japanese inventor/dentist Hideki Watanabe has come up with something really rather ingenious: a saucepan which stirs itself. Why would that be useful,...

MIT Student Creates 'Almost Self-Balancing' Electric Unicycle (VIDEO)

Simon Crisp | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

A student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created an 'almost self-balancing' electric unicycle which he uses to zip around the MIT ca...

Dyson To Launch New Product... But What?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech

Design firm Dyson is set to unveil a new product on September 14th, marking the company’s first product launch since the ground-breaking Air Multipl...