inventors

An Intricate Typeface Made Out Of History’s Greatest Inventions

An Intricate Typeface Made Out Of History’s Greatest Inventions

When she was a design student, Khyati Trehan embarked on an ambitious project to highlight history’s 26 most influential inventors with a unique alphabet. Remarkably, each letter of the special typeface is drawn with a world-changing invention while also name-checking the inventor. The letter “E,” for instance, is represented by…

Meet The Man Who Invented Video Games

Meet The Man Who Invented Video Games

Before Angry Birds, Call of Duty and Halo, there was Pong. And before that there was Tennis (cartridge 3) for the Magnavox Odyssey. And that machine was Ralph Baer’s baby. An inventor by trade, Baer developed the first working prototype, “the Brown Box”, in 1968. Just four years later, the…

The Man Who Wore A Maxi Pad And Changed The World

The Man Who Wore A Maxi Pad And Changed The World

Fast Company weaves an amazing story about Indian inventor Arunachalam Muruganantham, who lost his wife, friends, and, well, almost everything in his quest to build a better sanitary napkin by wearing one himself — along with a goat blood-filled bladder.