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Specter Werkes/Sports Shows Off the Corvette GTR

While we have seen dozens of different kinds of Mustangs over the past years, Corvette has been content with just adding in the ZR1. So when the good men and women at Specter Werkes brought us the Corvette GTR, it made more than an few heads turn.

8 Sports That Never Made It Into The Summer Olympics

Ever wondered what happened to the sports that didn't make it into the Summer Olympics? The following are just some that tried their best, but ended up only being classified as a demonstration sport.

A Solution To The Runaway Beach Umbrella

Since wind gusts like to make a surprise appearance at the beach every once in a while, one company has come up with an invention to make sure your umbrella doesn’t fly away.


Possible Sleep Gene Identified

In a recent study done by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, researchers used fruit flies to identify a gene that controls sleep.

Ford's "Smart Intersection" Could Reduce Intersection Accidents

Talking, eating, texting, changing the radio station...all things that we do while we are driving. They take our attention away from the road and significantly increase the likelihood of an accident, especially at intersections. A new system from Ford, called "Smart Intersection" was designed to reduce the number of accidents related to driver distraction.

Ponoko Lets You Create And Sell Your Own Products

Do you have a design idea for jewelry or other products but don't know where or how to get started? There is now a solution in Ponoko, the world's largest marketplace for product plans.

Site Announcement - July 31, 2008

InventorSpot.com is excited to announce that a new writer is joining our team.

Katie Gatto has an MA in Information Systems Security and a BA in English. She is based in the Garden State (New Jersey). In addition to being a freelance writer, Katie also works as an IT consultant for small and medium sized businesses. Kate's blog will be about all things that are new in the world of computers and technology, from hot new sites you will want to visit, to major break outs that may change the face of technology as we know it.

You can read her blog here .

The InventorSpot.com Team

Second Generation Solar Trees Imitate The Real Thing

Last year, in collaboration with the Museum of Applied Arts solar powered streetlamps, resembling trees, designed by Welsh designer Ross Lovegrove were introduced in Vienna. The reaction to them was positive so Ross Lovegrove is taking it to the next step. He is now working on improving his design with his next generation of solar trees called "Adaptive Solar Tree".

Blast Off With A Spying Rocket

If you want to get a live video with an aerial view then a spying camera could be just what you need.

Audi Takes on Traffic Lights

Red Lights; The worst enemy of almost every driver in the world. Not to mention they force you to sit there and burn your precious fuel without getting anything out of it. Audi decided that the almighty light has reigned too long and plans on taking them out of the equation.

How To Make Your Very Own iPhone Charger

With help from some simple instructions, building a personal charger for your iPhone can be pretty straight-forward, even if you’re not that great with electronics.

15 Crystal Chandeliers That Blind You With Their Brilliance

Hans van Bentem, using fine Bavarian crystal and cutting techniques learned from generations of crystal makers, creates grandiose chandeliers for private and corporate clients, but van Bentem's works don't have the look or feel of their wide-skirted predecessors. They just may plant some new images of "chandeliers" in your mind.

Tapping Into A Creative Phone Product

Despite the controversies that come along with it, IOCELL’s latest invention is about to change the way you hear phone conversations.


Flying Jet Pack Debuts in Wisconsin

Secure in the shoulder harness of a 250-pound jet pack, 16-year-old Harrison Martin rose a few feet off the ground. With two fans at his sides providing upward thrust, he hovered for about 45 seconds before settling back down on earth.

The World of School Lunches: Some New Lessons Learned?

Are our children in for some new luncheon surprises when they return to school this fall? You betcha! Read on, and try to be prepared!

Cleatskins Make Sure Your Shoes Are Safe

With some determination and past personal experiences, a former college athlete and his wife have come up with an invention to help individuals who use cleats.


Going Global: One Chinese Person Wanted For A Reality TV Show – In A Museum

Chinese people wanted! An international team is looking for someone to show them 24 hours in the life of China, and they're in need of crew members too.

The Best Olympics Ad Campaigns from Around The World?

Countries around the world are gearing up for the upcoming Olympic games, and one way to show athletes that their country is behind them is through advertising. Here are some creative ads done in China, France and Italy to show the Olympic spirit:

Amy Winehouse Made Spokesperson for Hair Product

Amy Winehouse has recently been made the personal spokesperson for "The HairCleaner" after her recent incident of punching a fan.

Home Health Gadget Promotes Longer Living

Although we live in an era that promotes increased health and well-being, there is still a steady rise in the number of people around the world, who are suffering from chronic illnesses. Meeting the needs of those who require regular ongoing medical attention, places a great strain on the health care system, but