Inventions

Inventor of “suicide pod” plans to create deadly body implant

The inventor of the 3D printed “suicide capsules” plans to create a body implant for people with dementia that would kill the user if they forgot to turn them off. Australian advocate for euthanasia, Dr Philip Nitschke, also known as ‘Dr Death’, is a former physician and leader of the …

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Metro Roundup: Homewood dog owner turned inventor and entrepreneur

Homewood resident Seth Griffin lives right across from Homewood Central Park, so he loves hanging out with his dog. But if you ever see them there, you might have questions about the dog’s leash. Griffin and his friend Foster Phillips – who also lives in Homewood – are co-founders of …

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Bristol inventor creates drink that can be made into any spirit, sees demand rise after Fortnum & Mason deal

A Bristol biochemist who has created a way to turn a bottle of alcohol into bourbon, gin, vodka or rum is hoping to transform the beverage industry with his invention. Mark Stone, who previously worked in the food and beverage industry, developed a (seemingly magical) way to turn premium spirits …

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The invention of the gift card: these neighborhood institutions are responsible

Surprise, no, it’s a gift card. Annie Spratt. I tend to side with the author of this dozen years Gizmodo article that accuses gift cards of destroying Christmas presents, calling their existence “despicable” and “an $ 87 billion retail industry scam that Americans obsessed with convenience, have eaten ”. (Again, …

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NASA Hall of Fame inventor James E. Fesmire is the CTO of GenH2

Copyright 2021 PR Newswire. All rights reserved2021-12-16 TITUSVILLE, Florida., December 15, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – GenH2, a leading developer of liquid hydrogen infrastructure solutions, today officially announced the appointment of acclaimed NASA veteran and company co-founder, James E. Fesmire, as chief architect and chief technology officer. In his role, …

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“Everything, Everywhere, At Once” Trailer: Michelle Yeoh Kicks Ass

A24 has released the first official trailer for “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, the new feature film by experimental director duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as Daniels. Scheduled to open at the SXSW Film Festival next March, the film is Daniels’ debut feature since 2016’s’ Swiss Army …

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Hornady Honored For Invention Of Rotary Vacuum Drum System | Local news from the Big Island

Dallas Powell, Hornady’s Environmental Compliance Officer, left, accepts the 2021 Scott Wilbur Award for Best Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant from Amit Shrivastava, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Water Environment Federation Association, honoring Powell and Hornady for creating a rotating vacuum drum filtration system with LR Water …

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West Boylston resident brings inventing skills to holiday packaging

WEST BOYLSTON – Bryan Perla has come a long way for someone so young. Growing up in West Boylston, he struggled with a learning problem that may have derailed others. Instead, he overcame those hardships to form a company that brought him into the national limelight. Perla showcased her product, …

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Aluminum Christmas trees? They are a “homemade” Wisconsin invention.

Visit Manitowoc to celebrate all things Evergleam and learn about the history of vintage decorations. Evergleam aluminum trees are back, and these glittery icons of the American space age couldn’t be hotter. In Manitowoc, the birthplace of the classic 1960s Christmas tree, store owner Cathy Karl watched in amazement as …

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The detail of Phineas and Ferb that’s darker than you might think

Season 1, Episode 45 – titled “Phineas and Ferb Get Caught!” – takes the current gag of Candace failing to expose her brothers’ inventions to their parents to a new darker extreme, while also referencing Kubrick’s hardly child-friendly film “A Clockwork Orange”. In the episode, Candace manages to get their …

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