An Invention That Sucks the Water Out of Dry Skies Has Won This Year's…

What's in the water down under? This is the second year in a row an Aussie has won the James Dyson Award, with both designs also aiming to save lives — albeit in very different ways. This year's winning product is Airdrop, a network of pipes that sucks water from the air and irrigates drought-stricken Australia with… » 11/08/11 7:46am 11/08/11 7:46am

Motorized Shoes Could Win Dyson Vacuum's Big Award (and Our Hearts)

I've seen kids zooming about on Heeleys, but Treadways' motorized shoes are firmly for Adult Use Only. The designer has entered them into the annual James Dyson Awards, and if successful could be put on the market. No more walking! » 7/05/10 5:00pm 7/05/10 5:00pm