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#Inventions

# inventions - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Quiz: Did an Irish person invent this?
# Inventions
# Inventions

Quiz: Did an Irish person invent this?

Dec 12th 2020, 10:00 PM 45,921 Views 22 Comments

We can claim a fair number of inventions across the world.

# inventions - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

This guy has invented a special 'glue' for women to seal their vaginas shut during their periods
# Mensez
From The Daily Edge
# Mensez

This guy has invented a special 'glue' for women to seal their vaginas shut during their periods

Feb 21st 2017, 7:06 PM 13,678 Views 3 Comments

He thinks it will replace tampons. Guess what people who actually have periods think?

# inventions - Saturday 13 August, 2016

How much do you really know about your phone?*
# Know It All
# Know It All

How much do you really know about your phone?*

Aug 13th 2016, 8:30 PM 26,891 Views 17 Comments

*Not your phone specifically, but the features that make it what it is.

# inventions - Friday 15 January, 2016

6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality
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6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality

Jan 15th 2016, 1:18 PM 14,150 Views 24 Comments

Get on it, inventors.

# inventions - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

11 essential inventions for people who are always tired
# Cream Crackered
From The Daily Edge
# Cream Crackered

11 essential inventions for people who are always tired

Jan 5th 2016, 10:34 AM 6,311 Views 1 Comment

Wrecked? Or just lazy? Either way, we’re here to help.

# inventions - Monday 2 November, 2015

11 ingenious solutions all lazy people will covet in the kitchen
# A Bit More
From The Daily Edge
# A Bit More

11 ingenious solutions all lazy people will covet in the kitchen

Nov 2nd 2015, 11:55 AM 9,335 Views 1 Comment

Never think in the kitchen again.

# inventions - Monday 21 September, 2015

13 deadly inventions you are going to want in your life immediately
# Eureka
From The Daily Edge
# Eureka

13 deadly inventions you are going to want in your life immediately

Sep 21st 2015, 6:06 PM 16,040 Views 12 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

# inventions - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

This is the only way we want to eat Nutella from now on
# Sticky Fingers
From The Daily Edge
# Sticky Fingers

This is the only way we want to eat Nutella from now on

Sep 16th 2015, 7:29 PM 7,330 Views 3 Comments

Well, not the ONLY way, but…

# inventions - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI

Jun 24th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,526 Views 27 Comments

It’s all about the molecules.

# inventions - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life
# Inventive
From The Daily Edge
# Inventive

9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life

Jan 7th 2015, 9:30 PM 53,474 Views 47 Comments

The future is *almost* here.

# inventions - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Ever smashed your phone? Apple's new invention could change your life
# Gamechanger
From The Daily Edge
# Gamechanger

Ever smashed your phone? Apple's new invention could change your life

Dec 3rd 2014, 1:06 PM 21,678 Views 33 Comments

The pain of having a cracked screen could become a thing of the past.

# inventions - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Genius turns his ice-maker into sweets dispenser, lives the dream
# Ice Ice Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Ice Baby

Genius turns his ice-maker into sweets dispenser, lives the dream

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:36 AM 2,778 Views 1 Comment

What a man.

# inventions - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
# Inventions
# Inventions

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp

Oct 7th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,240 Views 13 Comments

The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.

# inventions - Thursday 2 October, 2014

You need this wearable futon bed in your life right now
# Sleepy Snoozy
From The Daily Edge
# Sleepy Snoozy

You need this wearable futon bed in your life right now

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:09 AM 2,534 Views 0 Comments

What a time to be alive.

# inventions - Saturday 20 September, 2014

8 world-changing things you never knew were invented by Irish people
# Eureka
From The Daily Edge
# Eureka

8 world-changing things you never knew were invented by Irish people

Sep 20th 2014, 1:00 PM 59,486 Views 39 Comments

We’re a brainy bunch.

# inventions - Thursday 24 July, 2014

This British inventor wants to 'fart' at France with a giant mechanical arse
# Mad Scientist
From The Daily Edge
# Mad Scientist

This British inventor wants to 'fart' at France with a giant mechanical arse

Jul 24th 2014, 8:02 AM 2,120 Views 3 Comments

Exactly as it says.

# inventions - Monday 2 June, 2014

Mother of Invention: 11 happy accidents in the lab and the kitchen
# Genius
# Genius

Mother of Invention: 11 happy accidents in the lab and the kitchen

Jun 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 24,932 Views 11 Comments

Taking the wrong turn was so right.

# inventions - Monday 24 March, 2014

18 ingenious cooking inventions you need in your kitchen immediately
# Bake Better
From The Daily Edge
# Bake Better

18 ingenious cooking inventions you need in your kitchen immediately

Mar 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 57,955 Views 22 Comments

Take every single scrap of our money.

# inventions - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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 7,072 Views 92 Comments

Be as creative as you like.

# inventions - Friday 7 March, 2014

17 wonderful inventions to solve all your first world problems
# Eureka
From The Daily Edge
# Eureka

17 wonderful inventions to solve all your first world problems

Mar 7th 2014, 9:30 PM 116,771 Views 56 Comments

Never be slightly irritated ever again!

# inventions - Monday 27 January, 2014

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day
# Bubble Trouble
From The Daily Edge
# Bubble Trouble

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

Jan 27th 2014, 11:57 AM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

Get out there and show bubble wrap some love.

# inventions - Saturday 26 October, 2013

9 futuristic inventions we were promised but never got
# Reject Reality
From The Daily Edge
# Reject Reality

9 futuristic inventions we were promised but never got

Oct 26th 2013, 9:30 AM 24,669 Views 37 Comments

We’re tired of Hollywood’s empty promises.

# inventions - Monday 24 June, 2013

Everything you need to know RIGHT NOW about NeverWet
# Weird Science
From The Daily Edge
# Weird Science

Everything you need to know RIGHT NOW about NeverWet

Jun 24th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,555 Views 7 Comments

It will BLOW YOUR MIND.

# inventions - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Books AND gaming both have place with student entrepreneurs
# Clever
# Clever

Books AND gaming both have place with student entrepreneurs

Apr 18th 2013, 4:37 PM 4,700 Views 0 Comments

Feeling down about the future of this country? These enterprising students give us a sense of hope…

# inventions - Sunday 10 March, 2013

8 things that genuinely seemed like they would change our lives
# Mind = Blown
From The Daily Edge
# Mind = Blown

8 things that genuinely seemed like they would change our lives

Mar 10th 2013, 9:45 AM 24,871 Views 54 Comments

But probably didn’t.

# inventions - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows
# Domestic Bliss
# Domestic Bliss

7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows

Feb 26th 2013, 5:37 PM 29,560 Views 36 Comments

“Did you turn off the immersion?”

# inventions - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

4 stupidly simple but successful new inventions
# Clever Clogs
# Clever Clogs

4 stupidly simple but successful new inventions

Dec 25th 2012, 12:30 PM 25,894 Views 34 Comments

Start-up turns community-generated ideas into clever new products, paying back lifetime royalties to inventors.

# inventions - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally

Dec 15th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,347 Views 32 Comments

It’s good to be curious about a world outside our own, because being inquisitive in the past has gotten us where we are today, writes Conor Farrell.

# inventions - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game
# Game On
# Game On

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game

Oct 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,429 Views 2 Comments

Gigantic fun and games at New York engineering and inventor festival.

# inventions - Sunday 2 September, 2012

7 Dublin curiosities that tell of capital's inventive past
# Wonders
# Wonders

7 Dublin curiosities that tell of capital's inventive past

Sep 2nd 2012, 8:15 AM 19,141 Views 24 Comments

New book, Ingenious Dublin, charts the world-shaking discoveries, inventions and feats of engineering that came out of the capital – and helps you find physical signs of them yourself.

# inventions - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Afraid of needles? 'Jet-injected' drugs may have solution
# Jet Injection
# Jet Injection

Afraid of needles? 'Jet-injected' drugs may have solution

May 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,771 Views 27 Comments

Scientific researchers are developing a ‘jet-injector’ to get medicine to the right spot – by using pressure, rather than a puncture of the skin.

# inventions - Friday 25 May, 2012

Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products
# Inventions
# Inventions

Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products

May 25th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,495 Views 11 Comments

Fancy your own startup? Bill O’Riordan says he doesn’t have the skills to make money from his gadget ideas – but hopes they can spur others on to success.

# inventions - Sunday 20 May, 2012

9 fictional film items we really, really wish existed
# Fantasy Inventions
From The Daily Edge
# Fantasy Inventions

9 fictional film items we really, really wish existed

May 20th 2012, 12:00 PM 9,015 Views 29 Comments

Lightsabres, hoverboards, and Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – will someone invent them for us please?

# inventions - Friday 17 February, 2012

Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered
# Forgotten Hero
# Forgotten Hero

Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered

Feb 17th 2012, 4:06 PM 8,320 Views 7 Comments

Plus, some other things that you may not have known were invented by Irish people (spoiler: one is chocolate milk!)

# inventions - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Ireland above EU average for innovation - study
# Innovation
# Innovation

Ireland above EU average for innovation - study

Feb 9th 2012, 10:03 PM 2,908 Views 12 Comments

A Europe-wide study rated us highly for research and skills – but noted a lack of financial support for innovative products.

# inventions - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Ever needed boots fitted with a blood pressure sensor? You're in luck
# Inventions
From The Daily Edge
# Inventions

Ever needed boots fitted with a blood pressure sensor? You're in luck

Apr 6th 2011, 3:32 PM 901 Views 0 Comments

These boots, and many other semi-useful ideas, are being showcased at the world’s largest inventions fair in Geneva today.

# inventions - Friday 12 November, 2010

Irish invention makes Time's Top 50 inventions of 2010
# Time Magazine
# Time Magazine

Irish invention makes Time's Top 50 inventions of 2010

Nov 12th 2010, 7:41 PM 1,922 Views 0 Comments

Sugru – a dough that “looks like Play-Doh” but “acts like Super Glue” – makes a major list of top new inventions.