How many times have you had a tune in your head and just can't remember who sings it, or how the rest of the words go? You've been there, I've been there, and it's enough to drive us insane, and finally Midomi.com; a fun and unique music search business offers a solution by allowing users to sing or hum songs to find audio or video downloads.
Faber Finds is an independent publishing house that aims to "restore to print for future generations a wealth of lost classics". By ordering from them, you will ensure that the literary fanatic in your family doesn't get duplicate gifts under the tree this holiday season.
With the declining economy, consumers are becoming more conscious about saving when shopping for their holiday gifts. CouponCowgirl.com and ShoppingNotes.com are two websites that make price comparison and coupon savings easy when buying presents online.
Pets are like kids: they love new stuff and they get bored easily. So, in looking for perfect pet gifts this year, I focused on pet toys that have the potential of holding your pet's attention for more than a few minutes on more than one occasion. High on my list are those toys that don't require the owner to participate in the play, which is what I mean by interactive. read more »
It's just so darn cool, I have to show it to you. The brand new folding chair by Australian designer Adam Goodrum is being produced by Cappellini! Colorful and compact, the chair gives new life and new practicality to the folding chair.
For an entrepreneur starting a small business, their life quickly becomes consumed by marketing their new idea to get it off the ground. Vator.tv.com tries to ease the startup process; it provides resources, allows them to post their 3-minute video pitches online and creates networking opportunities.
Want to go someplace really great for Thanksgiving?
As turkey time draws near, most of us are preparing for a gut-busting food fest with our families. But, not everyone adheres to the normal Thanksgiving day festivities; no, there are those who look for something a little different for Thanksgiving. So, in the spirit of diversity and adventure, here are 10 great Thanksgiving travel destinations for those looking to not go home for Thanksgiving.
CareBuzz.com and Workingcaregiver.com demonstrate a growing business trend in the senior services industry. They prove that just because their target market is of the elder generation, doesn't mean they can't have a modern approach to senior care business.
A new wave is sweeping through the world of dating, making blind dates passé, rendering speed dating boring, and making lonely hearts ads practically non-existent.
Requiem for You is a unique business concept that will give your loved one a holiday gift they will never forget. To immortalize or celebrate that special person in your life, you can have a customized musical composition developed with their inspiration.
Want to ramp up the realistic aspects of a first-person shooter in order to feel all of the punches, bullet hits, and possible collateral damage due to an explosion? Well... here's your answer.
Vending machines offer the consumers the convenience of finding products and services at hand wherever they go. Many companies are profiting on this growing business trend, and are branching out beyond the typical candy and soda vending to provide some very unique and wacky services. Learn about the top 5 vending machines that exist in 2008!
And accessories go a long way in adding a dash of style to any outfit.
If your balance is better than mine, you should be able to navigate the Electro-Skate electric skateboard nicely. Me? I'd slam into the side of a building. But there's no denying it: this thing is cool.
Advent calendars are a part of many people's fondest holiday memories. Now, Charles & Marie offers an advent calendar gone secret Santa service that delivers 24 unique, designer gifts right to your door.
Dorm2Dorm is a smart business that solves a common problem, by providing storage, moving, cleaning and packing services for students during scheduled hiatuses from college.
When you consider visiting or moving to a place, wouldn't it be great to know where the environmentally-friendly places are? The revolutionary Green Map System allows just that with its ecomaps.
Miss having the companionship of a furry friend, but don't have the life circumstances that allow you to have one of your own? Businesses like FLEXPETS and major hotel chains like Fairmont and the Ritz-Carlton have established a unique time sharing concept.
Dustin Brady is a reporter for a Cleveland, Ohio newspaper. His favorite part of writing for InventorSpot.com may very well be that he does not have to attend City Council meetings to get story ideas. He will be writing about inventor news and events. You can follow his blog here.
Ever think about dining a là crime scene? Does blood splatter work up your appetite? Well, you've come to the right place...
Ex Boyfriend Jewelry.com, "You don't want it. He can't have it back". The name and slogan are fairly self-explanatory; Ex Boyfriend jewelry allows people to hock the gifts bought for them by their ex-flame after the relationship sizzled and burned.
Zubka is a social networking site that connects people with jobs, and allows individuals to earn money during the process. It's a business that plays upon the rapidly growing trend of networking sites and brings a sense of ease to the lucrative industry of recruiting.
Setting up a home office that promotes efficiency and allows you to hear your own thoughts are crucial components in establishing a successful small business. Learn how to get started!
Even in lean financial times, when some of us are iffy about our jobs, our homes, and our savings... the holidays are still pressing. What small but meaningful gift can you buy for your best friend, your brother, the baby-sitter...?
Box Cycle takes a simple, environmentally conscious business concept, and makes it a success by offering a buy and sell service for recycled boxes to consumers.
For over ten years, researchers have battled to discover the way to make colored bubbles--and they've finally succeeded.
InventorSpot.com is pleased to announce that another writer is joining our team.
John P. Barker spends most of his time running amuck, working on an ever-expanding novel, petting his twenty-five pound cat, and tutoring kids of all ages. He'd really like to see his life hit some sort ofroutine, but with the advent of a new girlfriend and total family chaos, he predicts that this won't happen for a while. To keep his sanity he plays lots of games (he feels that nothing is moresatisfying than blowing up a zombie critter), reads everything possible (currently alternating time between Atlas Shrugged and comic books), and plays with a barrage of toys. He is guilty of having anextensive R2-D2 collection-much to the chagrin of the new girlfriend. John will be covering innovative and unusual toys and games for our site. You can check out his blog here. InventorSpot.com Team
Evolution, by the very meaning of the word, is generally thought to be a process that slowly unfolds over time, without outside interference.
But now scientists from Rice University are trying to force certain viruses to evolve erratically, in an attempt to kill them. The technique is called "lethal mutagenesis," and while it may sound vicious, it could be a last resort of self-defense against contagious viruses that attack humans.
My Gallons.com helps you save money on gas for your vehicle, through the sale of prepaid gas cards with locked in prices.
Reserve a Spot in Heaven provides travel packages to guarantee your place in your preferred afterlife destination. This small business, which is the only Heaven or Hell reservation site on the internet, proves that there is an open market for every weird and wacky entrepreneurial concept.
Is that a real plant? I've heard of hanging plants before, but never saw suspended in the air upside down. It must be an optical illusion of some kind...
The Thriving Office audio CD transforms your home environment by incorporating typical corporate sounds that are often found in a busy, successful business hub. Don't want your clients to know you work from home? Then this is a great product to check out, as well as an innovative business idea.
Are you a woman who has a lowered sexual desire? Australian researchers say that a testosterone patch may significantly improve low libidos in older women.
However, there are side effects.
Birds are naturally curious, have the need to explore, and the instinct to hunt and forage for their food. Nature's Instincts, a company that creates toys for pets that satisty their natural instincts, has designed a number of fun, fantastic toys for pet birds that challenge them and match their curiosity and instincts for fun and mischief too. See the birds enjoying their challenges on video here...
Every year it becomes harder to choose a calendar. The subjects expand and the art work gets better and there are more publishers to check out. This year, I found many wonderful calendars produced by individual artists, some of which are among my collection of 10 Best Of The Best 2009 Calendars.
According to clean chemical company Purfresh, food growers lose between 20 and 40 percent of their crops every year due to sun damage, especially in water-limited regions. The company recently developed a kind of "plant sunscreen" rated at SPF 45 that protects crops from harmful UV and IR rays while permitting beneficial rays to reach the plants.
Want to live like a celebrity, even if only for a day? Celeb 4 A Day makes it possible for you to live like the stars, by providing you with a personal paparazzi service that puts your face on the cover of a faux magazine.
As the United States Presidential Election draws nearer, it's your last chance to get in every ounce of endorsement for your favorite political candidate or party and what better way to do it than through email? Email Widgets, based in Vienna, Austria may be across the planet but that didn't stop them from creating an opportunity for profit. The mark of a true entrepreneur is to look at highly publicized social issues and turn them into successful business opportunities.