#inventions

History | History

5 Groundbreaking Firsts That Your History Books Lied About

It turns out that a whole lot of famous firsts are credited to the wrong people, due to politics, bad luck, or outright lies.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women | Mental Floss

Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many items we use today.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

UC Irvine Accidentally Invents a Battery that Lasts Forever

Joins Play-Doh and champagne as the world’s best unintended innovations.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Get the last bit of shampoo out of the bottle with this relieving invention

Researchers from The Ohio State University are on a mission to remove one tiny frustration from our lives with their latest invention.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

6 Things We Owe to the Vikings - History Lists

Despite their barbaric reputation, Vikings left a legacy of achievements that forever changed the way we speak, travel, exercise—and even groom ourselves.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

Man sets Guinness World Record for farthest hoverboard flight | GrindTV.com

In a real-life ‘Back to the Future’ moment, inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru set a Guinness World Record, flying 905 feet, 2 inches over a Canadian lake.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack!

There goes your last excuse for not biking to work. Most folding bikes are still fairly large even when they're folded up, and they're awkward to carry on a crowded subway car or elevator...

Science & Technology | Tech

These Are the 25 Best Inventions of 2014!!!

A better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun world awaits!