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#Invention

# invention - All time

'Rassie always preaches 'play what you see', even if it's on your own try-line' -- Keatley
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'Rassie always preaches 'play what you see', even if it's on your own try-line' -- Keatley

Jan 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 7,191 Views 25 Comments

The Munster out-half backed his skill-set on a tough night in Galway.

This Trinity invention aims to protect the Earth from space junk
# Space Debris
# Space Debris

This Trinity invention aims to protect the Earth from space junk

Oct 15th 2014, 2:42 PM 7,006 Views 4 Comments

The risk-assessment tool will help protect the planet from falling debris from disintegrating spacecrafts and satellites that re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere.

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?
# 22nd Century
# 22nd Century

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?

Mar 12th 2014, 10:47 AM 7,096 Views 95 Comments

Be as creative as you like.

Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution
# Young Sci 2014
# Young Sci 2014

Frozen windscreen? This could be the solution

Jan 10th 2014, 7:03 PM 26,306 Views 38 Comments

The device pumps warm water onto the windscreen to prevent ice from forming.

Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs
# Invention
# Invention

Tongue piercing lets paralysed people drive wheelchairs

Nov 27th 2013, 9:31 PM 14,301 Views 16 Comments

Electric-powered wheelchairs can be operated by issuing commands with a magnetic tongue piercing.

Is this the best cycling invention ever? The invisible bike helmet is here
# Invention
# Invention

Is this the best cycling invention ever? The invisible bike helmet is here

Nov 11th 2013, 7:07 PM 90,675 Views 116 Comments

Two women have invented the world’s first invisible bike helmet. Would you buy one?

Man invents bike that pops bubble wrap as you cycle
# Genius
From The Daily Edge
# Genius

Man invents bike that pops bubble wrap as you cycle

Jul 29th 2013, 12:11 PM 1,080 Views 6 Comments

TAKE OUR MONEY. ALL OF IT. ALL OF OUR EUROS.

Man sticks finger into table saw to prove his invention works
# Safety First
# Safety First

Man sticks finger into table saw to prove his invention works

May 18th 2013, 8:45 AM 27,566 Views 52 Comments

Can you handle watching what happened next? Okay then…

Video: Sick of dripping water on the bathroom floor? Dyson have the answer
# Drip Drip Drip
# Drip Drip Drip

Video: Sick of dripping water on the bathroom floor? Dyson have the answer

Feb 7th 2013, 8:45 PM 15,069 Views 33 Comments

The days of water trails could be over. Let’s rejoice.

Dublin entrepreneur gets Twitter shout-out from Peaches Geldof for baby invention
# Invention
# Invention

Dublin entrepreneur gets Twitter shout-out from Peaches Geldof for baby invention

Sep 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 15,849 Views 20 Comments

Bob Geldof’s daughter tweeted a photograph of her son using the baby-weaning device.

Column: ‘You need passion to be an inventor’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘You need passion to be an inventor’

Sep 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 186 Views 7 Comments

People are amazingly inventful, creative and resourceful – they have just forgotten that they are says Irish inventor, Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh.

How to... patent an invention
# Good Idea
# Good Idea

How to... patent an invention

Jun 17th 2012, 8:45 AM 17,880 Views 15 Comments

Think you have a life-changing invention on your hands? First thing’s first: get a patent.

VIDEO: Children of the world rejoice! The self-making bed has arrived
# At Last
From The Daily Edge
# At Last

VIDEO: Children of the world rejoice! The self-making bed has arrived

Jun 10th 2012, 3:25 PM 4,228 Views 10 Comments

What took this so long? See the wonderbed in action here…

VIDEO: How to... get the last bit of ketchup out of the bottle
# Genius
From The Daily Edge
# Genius

VIDEO: How to... get the last bit of ketchup out of the bottle

May 24th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,253 Views 28 Comments

Lubricant invented by MIT scientists means no more pounding on the bottom of your ketchup container.

Irish company to produce medical device invented at UL
# Good News
# Good News

Irish company to produce medical device invented at UL

Apr 12th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,113 Views 6 Comments

The device will help improve success rates in angioplasty procedures.

Things to do when you’ve been laid off: build a submarine
# Clever
# Clever

Things to do when you’ve been laid off: build a submarine

Mar 25th 2012, 9:30 AM 6,122 Views 13 Comments

Chinese man is now selling his mini submersible vehicles to fishermen so they can catch lucrative sea delicacies.

UCC pioneers new cancer treatment and microchip technology
# Clever Boys
# Clever Boys

UCC pioneers new cancer treatment and microchip technology

Apr 8th 2011, 2:20 PM 839 Views 0 Comments

Huge advances in cancer research and nanoelectronics in Cork hailed as vital for the economy.