Chews your poison...
Some of the Ten Strange and Unusual Japanese Chewing Gums listed here are actually quite good! As for the others... let's just say that Japanese chewing gum companies produce some VERY strange and unusual types of chewing gum. How strange? Let's find out by getting down to the good, the bad and the sticky! read more »
Scientists have discoverd that, in medieval churches, stained glass windows painted with gold purify the air when heated by the sun. The researchers hope that this discovery could also be used for modern technologies, since the chemical reaction involved is very energy-efficient.
Scientists are looking at human hair on the microscopic level to try to determine the differences between frizzy and silky hair. They hope their research could lead to better shampoos and conditioners, and give people more "good hair days."
Every new outdoor watch seems to amaze buyers. Sure some of the specifications may already be popular, but there’s always some unique feature that makes the product stand out. In this case with Suunto’s new upgrade, GPS is the new craze.
Halloween 2008: 14 Best Pet Costumes (including Cutest, Sassiest, Silliest, and What In The Heck Is That? )by Lady Bee
2008 is a wonderful year to be judging Halloween pet costumes. My gosh, the dog, cat, ferret and bird costumes are even cuter than they were last Halloween. This year, Lady Bee was barely able to pare the awards down to 14. Some of the award categories are Lady Bee's Best Couple In A Famous Movie, Scariest Cat, Most Devilish Dog, Best Human Impersonator and, of course, the What In The Heck Is That? category.
"My car is my favorite child," goes the German saying, so you will understand why the German visionary architectural firm, Langhof, incorporated the first Carloft® in its design of Berlin's new Paul- Lincke-Hofe apartment building. Yes, CarLoft makes Mercedes transport so much easier, right into your living room, in fact.
The 2008 Halloween fashion trends are heavy into "movie characters" and "gruesome," but there are still plenty of just plain funny costumes for adults. This year, the Funniest Adult Halloween Costume awards are being given in 10 categories, among them: Cleverest Cadaver Costume, Sexiest Linguine & Meatball Costume, Hairiest Feminist Costume and Smartest Dummy Costume. See them for a laugh out loud!
In the mood for a laugh? The following are just a handful of the robot commercials out there that will tickle your funny bone as well as leave you malfunctioning for more.
Storage shelves are meant to be simple, but why be original when you can create a unique unit that will pressure you to be organized.
Is this an over-done sandal? Or an incomplete shoe? I can't decide...read on to decide for yourself.
Scientists have recently created a balloon made of graphene, which is a one-atom-thick layer of carbon, making it the world's thinnest balloon.
Think you've seen the strange speakers before? The following probably have a few fans, but are definitely up there on the “weird list”.
Abstract objects can be a bit weird but people seem to like creations like the following trendy DIY project.
Researchers have pinpointed a gene that helps determine if an individual is at a risk for developing a nicotine addiction. Generally, when smoking a cigarette for the first time, people either experience a pleasant buzz or a nauseating cough.
If you’re an aspiring novelist then this DIY is perfect for you as its all about how to bind a story together in a professional way.
Although its purpose hasn’t really been stated by the company, this unique invention might be the perfect companion for those long road trips.
When it comes to science-fiction films, movies about robots seem to reign supreme. This is because the electronic wonders seem to amaze everyone, from Grandma and Grandpa to your 4-year old sibling. But looking back, which films can be classified as the greatest robot movies ever?
Ha ha. The gift of sight. Two eyeball lamps.
But, wait a minute. There's something strange about these eyeball lamps. You gaze at your own eyes in the hall mirror, then, unblinkingly, at the eyeball lamps, then at your friend. He is very weird, you think.
Making a product fairly simple in design can be a good thing, especially if it’s based off of a popular movie.
Extremely different from most DIYs, this creative project uses an artistic touch that delivers a bright, outstanding result.
People who are hard of hearing or deaf miss out not only on the sweet sound of music or the sound of a loved ones voice, they also cannot register more important sounds like car horns or any other sounds of danger emanating from out of sight sources.
Vibering is a path breaking concept in the life of everyone who is hearing impaired.
If you thought the exercise machines at the gym looked intimidating, then think again as there’s a new product based on mountain climbing and treadmills.
A lot of individuals don’t look at skateboarding in a positive light. Some seem to think the sport isn’t exciting because they assume it doesn’t take a lot of effort and skill. But this outlook might change when you combine skateboarding with one summer activity that’s been around for decades.
We are really excited to have this blogger join our team. Sholto Crow loves to make up all sorts of nonsense then post it on InventorSpot.com. He is a freelance writer, designer and motion graphics artist from London and is currently a vagrant, having quit his job as creative director of a motion graphics company at the beginning of 2008 in order to wander about the earth and see what happens. He is also a musician with a few records under his belt, which is quite uncomfortable but looks good. He currently lives somewhere between Vancouver, Sweden and Norfolk.
You can read his blog of crazy invention ideas here .
I don't blame people if they are switching to cheaper means of transportations when considering the price of gasoline today. Still there something I wish to say to many of two wheel riders on the road today, "Put on your $^%@*^&! helmet. Please!" Forget the bad hair. Helmets save lives. Enough preaching though, check this out. There is an innovative eco-friendly helmet for riders to wear made of bamboo, called the Roof R06 Helmet.
For some reason a few inventors have tried to bring a music taste to the bathroom. Products like toilet roll radios sound like a great idea, but they end up failing in the long run. But one company has shown that you have to sell a product from a design perspective.
Ever wish you could see a preview of the websites retrieved during an online search so you don't have to click back and forth, and back and forth, and...? Searchme is a visual search engine that lets you do just that.
Woodworking projects can be extremely hard to do if you don’t know anything about the different machines. However, with some assistance from a friend and some handy instructions, you might just be able to make something rather unique: like your own pair of speakers.
Even if it was created out of sheer boredom, this DIY takes one of the most popular school items and turns it into a neat invention that can help pass the time.
Since a lot of DIYs are mostly electronics, a few aspiring individuals have tried to come up with some simple and easy inventions geared towards those that aren’t techies. The following is just one of those projects that get you away from technology.