Gina Smith: Wacky Tech Patent Slideshow

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Gina Smith
Written by Gina Smith

Top tech wild, crazy and just plain wacky tech patents. In a slideshow. Fun. Would you believe someone published this patent titled “Walking Through Walls?” Be afraid. Be very afraid.

These top ten tech patents and patent applications I found will amaze, surprise and, perhaps, really scare you. Check out the “Walking Through Walls” patent app below. It didn’t go through — but it does show that anyone can patent anything. Check out my slideshow on the most bizarre patents going in my piece over at’s partner site, Tech Republic. It’s the Geekend!

Click here to see the show. Enjoy and happy Geekend!

About the author

Gina Smith

Gina Smith

Based in San Francisco, Gina Smith is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning journalist online, in print, radio and national TV. A former tech correspondent for ABC News, Gina founded aNewDomain with John C. Dvorak and Dr. Jerry Pournelle. Email Gina at and follow her @ginasmith888 and on Google+ through her page at +Gina Smith.