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Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim - Weapons Inventor. Born in Sangerville, Maine, he moved to England in 1881. He is widely known for inventing and developing the Maxim Machine Gun, which was the first portable, self powered, fully automatic machine gun. As such, it is credited for changing infantry tactics in the early 20th Century, where it and it's variants saw extensive service in conflicts such as the Russo-Japanese War, the Boer Wars, the Russian Revolution, and World War I.

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THE INVENTOR and all the FEELS! If tadashi survived the fire.<--- idk if I'm happy or sad about this

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japanese inventions at their best... chindogu is the creation of something that is needed but ultimately useless. There are firm rules about chindogu, but most of all, its lovely! cred goes to weirdworm.

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Retrofuturism Revisited: The Past Imagines the Future

In 1936, Japanese magazine Shonen Club published World Transportation Invention Competition — an illustrated series envisioning the future of transportation, based on concepts by inventors from around the world.

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'land peel' is a furniture developed by japanese industrial design student shin yamashita from the kyoto institute of technology. http://shinple.com/

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Japanese Inventor Claims His SenSprout Gadget Will “Change All of Agriculture”

The Eckmans (Allen and Patty) are the inventors of this process and the Eckman Method® of Cast Paper Sculpture is a trade mark of theirs alone. Since 1988 Patty and Allen have developed and perfected the medium of cast paper far beyond any other artist in the world. Their work is considered to be the premier of the industry by many critics.

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Dope Japanese Inventors Create Real Life Transformer ! - TopBuzz