inventions

The Italian Moka Pot King Was Buried In A Moka Pot

You may not be able to take it with you – but you CAN be memorialized in the very object that made you famous, and 93-year-old Bialetti was certainly not

Bronwyn Isaac |

Heated Panty Liners: Brilliant Method For Easing Period Pains Or Weird Way To Set Your Vagina On Fire?

Those of us with with a uterus know what it’s like to be desperate for a heating pad to ease the writhing, stabbing pain from menstruation cramps. It turns out,…

Jessica Wakeman |

New Urinal Design Tries To Get Men To Wash Their Hands More After Peeing

I always knew that boys were kind of gross. But it’s apparently worse than I thought: a Latvian designer has created a built-in sink on urinals to encourage more men…

Jessica Wakeman |

Swirly Pasta Fork: Lazy Eaters Rejoice!

Do you love spaghetti but find twirling it makes you sleepy?

Well never fear, you can now burn even fewer calories while you eat massive amounts of carbs,…

TruTV |

10 Dream Sexventions For Women

We’ve had lots of boyfriends who we’ve had to remind to wash their hands before they put them anywhere near our vaginas. Don’t they know that dirty paws cause yeast…

The Frisky |

New Invention Everpurse Lets You Charge Your Phone On The Go

I don’t know about y’all, but ever since I upgraded my iPhone 4S to the new iOS 6 update, the battery has been hastily dying with every iHoroscope and Instagram…

Daley Quinn |

These Light-Up GPS Shoes Will Guide You Home

As I’ve mentioned before, there are very few moments in my life where I’m not wondering, Where the hell am I? So it was with great interest that I read about…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

11 Dumb Toys That Made Somebody Rich

Silly toys may be child’s play, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t big business. Here are 11 of the dumbest items that, in the hands of children, turned into pure…

TruTV |

I Think We All Need A Hugvie, The Vibrating Communication Pillow

Um. Sold. And they only cost $60. I need a Hugvie, the vibrating communication pillow. You just put your cell phone in a pouch in its minimalist human form, cuddle…

Ami Angelowicz |

Wear This Mask And Control Your Dreams?

Ever wished you could to go bed and dream about exactly what you want? The two 30-year-old inventors behind the Remee sleep mask say you can. Here’s how it supposedly…

Newser |

Japanese Butt Robot Proves Her Creator Is An Ass Man

Meet SHIRI, the Japanese butt robot. She’s legless and headless, but seems to enjoy a sensual massage to the silicon skin covering her posterior. Like a human woman, her artificial…

Jessica Wakeman |

New 3D Chocolate Printer Is Way More Delicious Than A Regular Printer

Your old printer has served you well. It’s dutifully churned out term papers, contracts, and last-minute photo gifts. But wouldn’t it be nice to upgrade to a printer that prints…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Genius Invention: A Pizza Box That Turns Into Paper Plates

Three designers — Yu Kyung Ha, Won Min Jung, and Kwon Young Hee — won this year’s Red Dot design award for their ingenious new creation: a pizza box that…

Julie Gerstein |

Bucket Seats & Back Beats: 9 Celebrity Inventors

Celebrities — so fluffy, so innocuous, so silly and pointless. It seems we’re surrounded by manufactured celebs these days. But for every Paris Hilton there’s a Hedy Lamarr — a…

Julie Gerstein |

18 Inventions We Need Now

Science is a beautiful thing. Science has brought us many technological advancements, such as and including, air travel, tanning beds and mini-pizzas. But there are many things that science has…

Julie Gerstein |

A Bracelet That Predicts Your PMS Threat Level

Help for men everywhere is finally here! U.K. man, Kari Dorn, invented a PMS alert wristband. After being married for 16 years and hearing his buddies complain about their domestic…

Ami Angelowicz |

Stroller/Scooter Hybrid Makes Traveling With Your Baby Fun!

I may not have a baby (yet!), but I’m still completely obsessed with this scooter/stroller hybrid created by award-winning Austrian inventor, Valentin Vodev. With the click of a switch, the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Kind Of Genius: Unbreakable Hangers

Here’s one of those things that makes you go, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Behold Monkey Hangers, which, quite clearly, are unbreakable hangers. I don’t know about you, but…

Leonora Epstein |

Gotta Have It: Robot Hair Washer

So, I hate showering. I find it tedious and boring and it’s hard to do my usual multi-tasking in there. But unfortunately, while I can get away with ye olde…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The Hair Dryer Phone: A Look At Beauty Salons Of The Future

Does anyone use those retro hair dryers that fit over your head anymore? Some Danish design students have figured out a way to make the vintage appliances new again, by…

Leonora Epstein |
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