Tag: Inventions

Patently Ridiculous by Richard Ross [book review]

Patently Ridiculous by Richard Ross My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is short collection of wacky inventions that passed the through the patent office. All descriptions come with a minimum of an abstract and a diagram. Some come with more diagrams and descriptions. Sometimes they are clear as to what the item is …

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Accidental Inventions: The Chance Discoveries That Changed Our Lives by Birgit Krols {book review}

Accidental Inventions: The Chance Discoveries That Changed Our Lives by Birgit Krols My rating: 2 of 5 stars I thought this book was pretty… and pretty useless.  It takes several (maybe 50?) inventions that we use every day, gives you a vintage looking picture, sometimes a modern one worthy of Etsy, and a short paragraph …

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