Whoa - the things people invent !! 2012 International Invention Exhibition
Parachutes for aeroplanes to assist in emergency landings !! Yu Gao of China.
About 1,000 inventions debuted at 40th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva, 789 exhibitors, 46 countries & 60,000 visitors.
Italy's Marco Pagnini presents his invention: a hands-free umbrella
People play in a Football Box, an invention that allows children to play in a miniature football arena. It was invented by Venezuelan
Germany's Ulli Boehme poses with his invention, the Ball Rider a new sport and leisure vehicle equipped with large balls as wheels
A woman shows a South Korean invention to tie shoes with a single touch, with a hook and a stop loop to control the tightness
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