Category: Features

Celebrating 35 Years of Inventors Digest

It’s hard to overstate the importance of the world’s longest-running magazine on inventing—a publication that has doggedly educated and protected independent inventors through a major stock market crash, an unprecedented terror attack on U.S. soil, a historic recession, and six U.S. presidents.

Read More

Net of Surprises

Earlier this year, Vinton Cerf, inventor of the Internet, revealed that his original internet had two major flaws. Learn more about the internet’s origins and its creators .

Read More

A Sell Sheet Primer

If you’re associated with inventing, I’m sure you’ve heard the term “sell sheet.” More than likely, you’ve put together a sell sheet for one of your products. 

Read More

Auto Alternative?

The Minneapolis-based inventor wants to provide an innovative alternative to cars via his Raht Racer, a gas-saving, electric-assist vehicle that amplifies the rider’s pedaling power. From its outward appearance— a sleek shell that provides protection from the elements as well as an aerodynamic advantage over bicycles—to its lofty goal of moving as fast as traditional cars, the Raht Racer is so unconventional that some people have a hard time taking it seriously. At least, at first.

Read More

Top 10 All-Time Auto Inventions

The most important car-related inventions of all time transcend engine technology. They include milestone safety and convenience factors that have ensured the automobile remains as popular and essential as ever in our lives.

Read More

Lloyd Copeman: Forgotten Genius

Lloyd Copeman had a slew of impactful innovations among his 650-plus patents but is not in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Copeman profited handsomely from sales of his invention rights but went through money quickly, usually in search of other discoveries.

Read More


Pin It on Pinterest