10 Uplifting Inventions for Personal Flight

For centuries, human beings have dreamed of flying. All kinds of daredevils have built devices to fly of their own volition. Not all have worked... and not all their pilots survived. Once inventors figured out they needed a balance between weight, power and aerodynamics they were able to get sufficient lift to stay in the air. Here are 10 of the most exciting attempts at personal flight.

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The Inventors Behind Stuff You Use Every Day

Ever wonder where items you use everyday came from? Learn about the men and women behind these ubiquitious -- but genius -- inventions.

Top 10 Leonardo da Vinci Inventions

Da Vinci's designs were spectacularly ahead of his time. If they had actually been built, they might have revolutionized the history of technology. What were some of his most imaginative sketches?

Greatest Inventors of All Time

No one gallery could contain all the tech genius the world has ever seen, but here's a start. Did your favorite inventor make the list?