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...
The 2011 Invention Awards
- 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
Innovation Goes Viral
Garage inventors have the tools to take on the planet’s hardest problems By Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Invent Your Own Anything
A step-by-step guide to becoming a successful inventor By Katherine E. Bagley
Guess What’s Cooking in the Garage
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?