Kirsten Nixdorf-Eckes had long complained about the lids of her pots and pans dripping liquid. She set out to find a solution. She's now a businesswoman selling her invention, Tengo, a stainless steel device to hold those dripping lids.
The inventor of the worldwide web has argued that some internet platforms and social media firms are becoming too powerful. Tim Berners-Lee said they were in a position to "weaponize the internet at scale."
On the opening day of his trial for the murder of the Swedish journalist, Madsen claimed she died when exhaust fumes filled his submarine. He admitted to dismembering her body and disposing of it at sea.
Danish prosecutors have charged inventor Peter Madsen with murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall while on his submarine and dumping her dismembered body at sea. Prosecutors are pushing for life behind bars.
What does actress Hedy Lamarr have to do with Inventors' Day? Find out here, and celebrate the day by discovering 10 commonplace things that were invented in Germany.
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