WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 10, 2018 - Freewrite Traveler : Distraction-free portable typewriter
(Worldkings.org) Here’s a quick excerpt from our full article, which ran earlier this week: “If you’re a writer who tends to be easily distracted, the Freewrite Traveler may be just what you need.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day - October 10, 2018 - John Wesley Hyatt patents the billiard ball made from cellulose nitrate (celluloid) in Albany, New York in 1865
(Worldkings.org) In 1865, the first U.S. patent for a billiard ball of a composition material resembling ivory was patented by John Wesley Hyatt (No. 50,359).
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 09, 2018 -Feher ACH-1: Air-conditioned helmet cools biker bonces
(Worldkings.org) Steve Feher wants to cool motorcyclists' heads, using the same technology he invented to cool drivers' butts. The Feher helmet is the world's first fully integrated air conditioned motorcycle helmet, and it claims to keep your head 10-15 degrees cooler than the outside world.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 09, 2018 - “Spray-On Skin” from AVITA Medical Approved to Treat Serious Burns
(Worldkings.org) AVITA Medical, a Valencia, California firm, won FDA approval for its remarkable RECELL Autologous Cell Harvesting Device for serious burns in adult patients.
(Worldkings.org) Isaac Merritt Singer (October 27, 1811 – July 23, 1875) was an American inventor, actor, and businessman.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 07, 2018 - Company sells fresh New Zealand air for $100 at duty free shop
(Worldkings.org) A company has sparked outrage after selling canned New Zealand air at a duty free shop - for $100 a pop.
(Worldkings.org) Easily protect your laptop from theft with the Kensington Laptop Locking Station.
(Worldkings.org) On this day in tech history, English inventor Ralph Wedgwood received the first patent for carbon paper, which he created as part of a device to help the blind to write.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 06, 2018 - Gas-sensing smart capsule expected as soon as 2022
(Worldkings.org) After years of development researchers at RMIT are one step closer to bringing their revolutionary gas measuring capsule to market following a new agreement with health tech company Atmo Biosciences that paves the way for technology enhancements and final human trials.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 06, 2018 - Real life ad-blockers: IRL Glasses black out computer and TV screens
(Worldkings.org) In a world bombarded by screens constantly blasting ads and visual noise, a team of artists and designers wondered if glasses could be created that can black out all those invasive messages. After a year of research and prototyping, the IRL Glasses are now launching on Kickstarter.