Our Search for Amazing Inventions

Kelly, James
November 2005
Time;11/21/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 21, p6
The article presents the editor's introduction to the November 21, 2005 edition, which features a special report on inventors and their inventions. The author reviews how a grand invention can make all the false starts and trial runs worth the trouble. The issue features 40 examples of inventive genius in fields such as electronics, aeronautics, medical technology, sports equipment, toys, clothing and food. The article also discusses the Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge, and inventors contest sponsored by "Time" and the History Channel.


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