inventions

I’m the Man Who Ribbed Condoms for Her Pleasure

The origins of the ribbed condom have always been a mystery. Then their inventor’s son slid into my DMs.

A Bumpy History of ‘Ribbed for Her Pleasure’

Or: The Lost History of Ribbed Condoms, and My Quest to Find the Truth

I Invented the First Urinal Target

Joel Kreiss, 81, invented and patented the Tinkle Target, the first-ever urinal target that sticks to the toilet bowl. It was the early 1970s, and…

The DIY Iron Man Is About to Take Flight

Last year, a 38-year-old former British Royal Marine named Richard M. Browning bought a jet engine, attached it to an old washing machine and cranked…

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