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Inventor Patents Typhoon Busting Submarine

Koichi Kitamura has filed a patent for typhoon busting submarines. Learn more about Kitamura & his invention on Stuff of Genius.

5 Incredible Ways Technology Is Making Life Easier

While we can sometimes feel like throwing our computers out the window, ultimately technology gives us a wealth of opportunities to have more comfortable lives.

10 Everyday Technologies You Don't Realize You Use

We're surrounded by gadgets and gizmos, but there are some technologies we use on a regular basis that escape our notice. What are these stealth technologies powering our daily lives?

10 Inventions That Changed the World

If you think that the world's greatest inventions came from the fevered minds of solitary geniuses, think again. As you scan this list of the 10 inventions that changed the world, note how many of them perfected workable designs.