Featured in june 2012
Inventions: The Piano That Tunes Itself
Tuning a piano, unlike other instruments, is a job for professionals. But what if it could tune itself?
Scientists Outsmart the Immune System to Better Match People with Organs
One of the most vexing problems that confronted surgeons after they completed the first successful human organ transplant, in 1954,...
You Built What?! A Flashing, Tilting Ping-Pong Table to Throw Off Opponents
A group of young designers reinvent ping-pong. Welcome to "swing pong"
The New Age of Invention
How innovation goes viral
The Goods: June 2012’s Hottest Gadgets
A dozen great ideas in gear
Where Are They Now? Invention Award Winners From Years Past
We’ve had dozens of Invention Award winners over the years, and we found ourselves wondering: what’s going on with some...
Invent Your Own Anything
A step-by-step guide to becoming a successful inventor
2012 Invention Awards: An Assisted-Walking Device That Senses Your Step
An insole restores communication between the brain and injured feet
How to Build a Homemade Clapper to Adjust the Lights and Set the Mood
A sound-activated device that gives you more freedom than any store-bought clapper could wish for
2012 Invention Awards: A Simple Helicopter Engine
A new helicopter engine design that's both safe and simple