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VIDEO: The story of the inventor whose Eiffel Tower jump went horribly wrong
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:30

This is the story of Franz Reichelt a tailor who, in 1912, jumped off the Eiffel Tower to test a wearable parachute he had invented. But his test went...

Plywood inventor Thomas Autzen's Dutch Colonial for sale (photos)
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:40

For a so-called starter home, the three-level Dutch Colonial built for an up-and-coming timber baron in Portland is sensational. And yet, it's not the...

The Army, The Inventor And The Surprising Uses Of A Batman Machine
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:40

The Army wanted a new, small device that could pull a person rapidly up a rope. The invention they eventually got has uses far beyond the military.(Im...

Daily briefing: Nuclear brinkmanship, China M&A and Singles Day’s inventor
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 04:31

Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here North Korea on Sunday tested its sixth and largest nuclear device, a demonstration of power that triggered ...

The littleBits Droid Inventor Kit lets you build an R2-D2 of your very own
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 04:55

 Ever wanted to build an R2-D2 to call your own? You could drop a few million dollars to get all the screen-used parts/props… Or you could ...

Kim Wall died in accident on submarine, Danish inventor says
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:08

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has said that he "buried" missing reporter Kim Wall at sea, police say. BBC News - World

Sunk submarine mystery: Danish inventor tells court he didn't kill female journalist
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 01:20

Danish inventor Peter Madsen, charged in court Saturday with the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who disappeared on Thursday after boarding his ...

Danish DIY submarines sinks, inventor Peter Madsen arrested on suspicion of manslaughter
  • Sat, 12 Aug 2017 15:23

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been arrested after his giant homemade submarine sunk with a passenger inexplicably missing. The submarine ignored ra...

Inventor claims device will enable tech-augmented "telepathy" to function within a decade
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 05:35

(Natural News) Technology firm Openwater is currently developing a tech-augmented headwear that will help experts see the body in great detail. Accord...

Toxic blood infections can be eliminated using MAGNETS, says British inventor of machine that's about to begin human clinical trials
  • Wed, 31 May 2017 04:31

(Natural News) Known as “the silent killer,” sepsis has a hand in nearly half of our nation’s hospital deaths, according to a retrospective anal...

Inventor Live brings improvisers together
  • Thu, 25 May 2017 05:14

The organization is primed to offer an electronic-only jamming night, dubbed the Techno CollaboJamaRama The Georgia Straight

Internet inventor: Make tech accessibility better already - CNET
  • Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:42

Vint Cerf says "it's almost criminal" that programmers aren't held accountable to design with disabilities in mind. CNET News

Chinese Inventor Builds Amphibious Car That Actually Works
  • Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:40

It's not every day that one gets to see a man put his car on the river and sail it on the other side, but this is not your average motorist. Read ...

Web inventor Berners-Lee warns of fake-news threat - CNET
  • Sun, 12 Mar 2017 11:43

As the web turns 28, its creator is keen to point out its problems. CNET News

British inventor creates 'Fire tornado firework launcher'
  • Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:43

Daniel UriaFeb. 17 (UPI) -- British inventor and YouTube star Colin Furze created a device to launch fireworks using a massive cylinder of fire. Odd ...

Self-Proclaimed Inventor of Email Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Techdirt's Mike Masnick
  • Sat, 07 Jan 2017 09:43

This is the latest case from attorney Charles Harder, who previously represented Hulk Hogan against more The Business

19-year-old UBC inventor on Forbes top-30-under-30 list
  • Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:04

A spot on Forbes magazine’s top-30-under-30 list is just the latest accolade for 19-year-old inventor Ann Makosinski. Canada stories

Kinder Surprise inventor dies
  • Sat, 31 Dec 2016 13:08

William Salice has died aged 83. But how did he come up with the idea? BBC News - World

Google honors inventor of raincoat with new Doodle
  • Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:55

Wade SheridanGLASGOW, Scotland, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Google is celebrating the 250th birthday of Charles Macintosh, the chemist who invented the waterproo...

Google honors the inventor of the Mackintosh - CNET
  • Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:43

A Google Doodle celebrates what would have been Charles Macintosh's 250th birthday. He invented waterproof fabrics. CNET News

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