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Is U.S. Economic Growth a Thing of the Past?

The United States and economic growth have consistently gone hand in hand. The country’s history has consistently been accompanied by economic progress, and...

The 50 Best Inventions

Correction Appended: Nov. 18, 2011 REINVENTING THE INVENTOR In the age of Steve Jobs, it's all about perfecting the final product. Nobody remembers the guy who...

Reading While Eating For July 19: Bring the Funk

Today's links feature some funky inventions and some funky turns of phrase. Livin' on a Prayer: Learn more about a special mass for motorcyclists that takes...

The Most Amazing Inventions

Our annual roundup of the best new products and technological innovations prompted readers to share their excitement about the cool things that await them in the...

Best inventions 2005: Game Point

Sport Shades Inventor: Alan Reichow at Pacific University for Nike Availability: Now, $60 for box of six lenses. Purchase requires fitting by a professional;...

Best Inventions 2005: On The Move

Tunnel Vision Inventor: Fascinations Availability: Now, $20, plus $3 for 25 live ants To Learn More: fascinations.com Want a low-maintenance pet that won't...

Best Inventions 2005: Focus Points

Cheap Movies Inventor: Pure Digital Technologies Availability: Now, at CVS and Rite Aid; $30 plus $13 for processing Now you can immortalize special...

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