Celebrates innovation at its most feverish, and they are all real
! This collection of actual patent applications is sure to have many a reader scratching their heads in wonder. These tools and toys are certain to provoke laughter and awe - and more importantly the question: Where can I buy one?
EROTIC? MAYBE. FUNNY? ALWAYS. PATENTLY EROTIC is Richard Ross' foray into the nexus of capitalism, inventiveness...and sex. In this latest collection of genuine patent applications, the author delves into the archives of the Patent Office to take a look at various bizarre inventions designed to titillate and facilitate. Accompanied by a commentary from the author and illustrated by the inventors' own diagrams, inventions such as force-sensitive, sound-playing condoms and lap dance liners provide a revealing look at the world's issues with intimacy.