Invented by Russians

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Russian Invention

What do steam locomotives, bicycles and lasers have in common?  They were, among other things, invented by Russians.

This article shares a long list of inventions created by Russians, including tank tracks, parachutes, telegraph and anesthesia.  Take a look for yourself!

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Invented By Children

General Design, Innovators & Creators, Product Design

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These 7 things were featured in an article for having one thing in common: all were invented by children!  Louis Braille, blinded at the age of 3, set out to create a way to read using raised bumps on paper when only 15 years old. The popsicle, first known as the Epsicle, was stumbled upon by 11-year-old Frank Epperson after forgetting about his soda on the porch overnight. Click here to read more…

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Dyson’s Design Challenge

Industrial Design, Innovators & Creators, Product Design

James Dyson is most famous for his vacuum cleaner design, but he also hosts a design challenge that yields very interesting inventions, as you can see from the examples below. Glance at the pictures then take a look at the video demonstrations to see how each design works.

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Harness The Wind

General Design, Innovators & Creators, Upcoming Inventions

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See how this man has invented a way to harness the energy from wind to power clocks, lights and radios. Using the non-turbine wind alternative on a micro level, he shares how, for under $5, you can capture energy to power items that require little energy to operate. Then, he imagines the possibility of spanning the gaps of canyons with “wind belts” to do it on a large scale.

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Combo Kitchen Gadgets

General Design, Product Design, Product Innovation

Combination gadgets never get old, and here are some new ones to make kitchen tasks a little easier.


Designed to cut through pizza and then flip sideways to dish it up with a flick of the wrist, this pizza cutter and spatula looks like it could even work its way through a dessert or two.

Soup and Sandwich Tray

Grilled cheese and soup never look so good as when they are sharing the same plate. This combo bowl and plate set is the perfect size for any soup & sandwich.

OXO Fat Separator

Combining a strainer and measuring cup, this fat separator helps to keep the flavor of gravy, soups and stock without the fat. Non-slip grip and see-through design are always useful when working in the kitchen.

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Grater, herb scoop, peeler, zester and knife all in one — this combo knife set does it all. Saving drawer space is smart design, and by using this tool, you can ditch those four other tools and save some valuable space.

5 in 1 Kitchen Utensil

This 5-in-1 utensil set combines a scraper, strainer, spreader, spoon and server made from reclaimed nylon. It even locks together for storing flat and has a 450-degree melting point.

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