Inventions on which U. S. patents were recently granted include the following:
> Eyeglasses with a rear-view mirror attached.
> A burglar-catching window which drops, catches the burglar around the middle when he is halfway over the sill.
> A coffin with built-in illumination.
> A wrist watch with an alarm device which taps the wearer's wrist at the hour set.
> An alarm clock, for heavy sleepers, which drops ropes to tickle the face.
> A dry shaver equipped with an abrasive wheel to rub off the whiskers.
> A bell device, to be carried on a golfer's wrist, which rings when he has finished...