Making a hot brew can be dangerous, but help is here. If you still make a pot of tea, the D-Pot could be for you. Young Female Inventor of the Year Damini Kumar has designed a non-drip teapot and put an end to what she claims is a ‘running joke among engineers’ that no-one has yet created the definitive product. But if you insist on juggling a coffee with a bag, newspaper and display folder on a moving train, the Cup Carrier may be more your cup of tea. As hot coffee is likely to do more damage than a lethal teapot drip, Clare Newton won British Female Inventor of the Year for her creative talent. Good work, girls.
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The old crest had not been touched since the 1970s and was seen by the club to not be communicating well in the modern world.