June 2012: The 6th Annual Invention Awards
Features The 2011 Invention Awards A Spring-Loaded Ice Skate By Bjorn Carey A Mister for Firefighters By Nicole Dyer A...
- A Spring-Loaded Ice Skate By Bjorn Carey
- A Mister for Firefighters By Nicole Dyer
- A Modular Cast By Lauren Aaronson
- An Assisted-Walking Device With Senses By Becky Ferreira
- A Recirculating Shower By Rena Marie Pacella
- A Higher-Efficiency, Lower-Emission Engine System By Corey Binns
- An Inflatable Tourniquet By Rose Pastore
- A Better Lobster Trap By Brooke Borel
- A Simple Helicopter Engine By Clay Dillow
- Augmented-Reality Contact Lenses By Joseph A. Bernstein
- Where Are They Now? Winners From Past Years
Garage inventors have the tools to take on the planet’s hardest problems By Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler
A step-by-step guide to becoming a successful inventor By Katherine E. Bagley
The next breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur By Jack Hitt
- The Goods: June 2012’s Hottest Gadgets
- Ford’s Fastest Mustang Ever: A 200mph Muscle Car
- How Invisible Nano-Coatings Can Make Any Phone Waterproof
- The Portable Barbecue, Redesigned From Top to Bottom
- An Exercise Tracker That Doubles as a Real-Time Coach
- How 4K Resolution Will Bring Movie-Theater Quality Into the Living Room
- A New Way to Keep Deep-Sea Creatures Alive at the Surface
- New Research Could Identify Nature’s Most Dangerous Viruses–If It’s Public
- Scientists Outsmart the Immune System to Better Match People with Organs
- Scientist, Heal Thyself (Or At Least Use Thyself As a Subject)
- Rough Sketch: Self-Guided Bullet
- Why Does Everyone Suddenly Want to Go to Astronaut School?
- You Built What?! A Flashing, Tilting Ping-Pong Table to Throw Off Opponents
- How to Build a Homemade Clapper to Adjust the Lights and Set the Mood
- Make Your Mornings Explosive With a Defusable Alarm Clock
- Simple Project of the Month: Make Photos Into Comic Strips With Speech Bubbles
- A Programmer Uses Microsoft’s Motion-Sensing Kinect To Make Striking Distorted Images
- App of the Month: Transparent Screen for Android
- FYI: Can a Bladder Actually Burst?
- FYI: Can Humans Hibernate?
- FYI: Are There Traffic Laws in Space Yet?