August is National Inventors Month and Inventors Digest magazine is hosting a national youth essay contest. In partnershipwith the Smithsonian, the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Microsoft, among other marquee organizations. Contestants ages 12-17 must tell in 500 words or less what product, service, tool or technology will shape our lives in 2059. Complete details will be available on our Web site, www.inventorsdigest.com. The winners will get a laptop computer, their essays published in our magazine and a chance to appear on a PBS television series.