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To highlight the mens' magazine Che, ads were placed under the checkout counters at various stores. The ad image was a series ofprovocative pictures of women's legs, creating an eye-catching image of the checkout person's legs. I think it's even funnier and more effective advertisement with a man at the cash register counter. Their tag line was "Let us keep on dreaming of a better world".
Do you think this marketing ad is effective? Do you like it? How would you have improeved upon it? read more »
Here's a video on 10 Weird Inventions presented on the Jon Stewart Show:
Amusing? Stupid? Weird? or Brilliant? You decide... This video is about 5 minutes.
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Curious about the history of the condom?
Here's a bit of the obvious for you: men and women have been having sex for as long as there have been humans. Discounting any origin of the species theories involving extraterrestrials, that works out to around 250,000 years for Homo sapiens as a distinct species of primate. read more »
Ohh! to see a smile on the faces around...why is everyone so down these days?
Gift a pen, which is guaranteed to bring a smile to everyone's face. No, it does not write in multicolored ink, nor is it engraved with cartoon characters...read on to discover the secret of The Laughing Pen.
And yes, it is also a pen...it writes like all normal pens do. read more »
Spying was never so easy or so much fun.
No need to snoop around or try to be discreet.
The USB Keylogger shall do it effortlessly stroke for stroke.
No Software, No Installation.
Just Plug and Spy!! read more »
Youth, creativity, dynamism, style all come together in the furniture line by Animi Causa.
The furniture is created ‘for reasons of spirit' and is an ode to the relationships between objects and the body.
The designers have managed to create furniture that is a reflection of both the sensory and emotional experience. read more »
The Millet Mobile Charger is like any other charger, just another gadget.
But it's special as it works anywhere and everywhere. And, more importantly, it requires no electricity! read more »
Vioclean is not a toothbrush; it is a portable UV toothbrush sterilizer.
The innovative sterilizer effectively brushes away fungi, bacteria and viruses that may have taken up residence in your toothbrush.
The VioClean sterilizer uses patented UV and ozone technology to eradicate up to 99% of the germs present and that too in six minutes.
Zip Zap Whoosh...All clean.
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If you still don't know what global warming is all about then I would advise you to simply pick up the global warming mug to savor your morning coffee! Soon it will be all clear.
This is one cup of coffee that is sure to get the conversation rolling as it shows off the adverse effects of global warming. read more »
A remote door key! Why didn't we think of it before.
After all the same gadget for a car has been around for years and years. Standing at my door in the wee hours of the night, often have I cursed my bunch of keys for getting lost in all the traffic inside the bag. Goodbye to those troubled times. This simple remote from Locca functions exactly like a car remote. read more »
In the UK, if you want to help couples get pregnant go to the Give a Toss website. At Give a Toss you can learn how to donate, as well as learn interesting facts about sperm. For example, did you know that the average time a sperm survives in a man's body is six months and that what a man eats can effect how "he" tastes?
What is Give a Toss? Give a Toss is a campaign created to help UK couples become parents. Any healthy man between the ages of 18-45 and women between the ages of 18-35 can donate. According to the website 1 in 6 couples seek medical help in order to achieve pregnancy. read more »
Looking to build a website to market your idea or invention?
Our Guest Blogger, Drew Anderson is an idea person from Portland, Oregon. You can see his entertaining collection of his ideas at his Millions of Hundred Dollar Ideas website, mohdi.com. He wanted to share some tips on building a website with the readers of AmericanInventorSpot.com.
Here's his article:
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Want to find out what the islamic world has invented?
This BBC presentation, presented in a video on YouTube, goes through some of the inventions from the islamic world. Find out more about the golden age of Islamic Discovery:
The video is about an hour long. Enjoy!
The streets of Bankok are filled overhead with tangled phone lines. Leveraging the similarity they had to tangled hair, the advertising team for Porctor & Gamble used it to highlight the detangling power of Rejoice Hair Conditioner. They put a large green comb over the phone lines and said "Tangles? Use Rejoice Conditioner".
What do you think of the advertising idea? Do you think it is inventive? Do you think it works? How would you have improved it? read more »
A TV tuner card that weighs 5 gm, measures 2.16x1.32x0.32 inches. How cool is that?
The ELSA Telebit costs only US $110, has an in-built as well as external antenna, uses very little power...in short has a lot going for it.
But readers in the US will have to just read and be happy, as the TV tuner card is for use in Japan only.
Life is unfair...at times. read more »
Our Guest Blogger, Barbara Carey, is the inventor of Hairgami® and dittieTM feminine protection brand, as well as over 100 other products. Barbara is also the author of "The Carey Formula: Your Ideas Are Worth Millions." For more information about Barbara and "The Carey Formula" check out www.CareyFormula.com.
Barbara believes there are some simple secrets to success as an inventor and she wanted to share them with the readers of AmericanInventorSpot.com.
Here's her article:
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When I look at this pillbox, I think, "Wow. A person has to have every disease under the sun to need all these pills!" (There are four more compartments on the right side of the box!)
This fancy pillbox is not, you understand, for a week's worth of pills. No, this pillbox, with its fancy electronic reminder system, is for one day's worth of pills, and it tells you when to take them. read more »
How often have you stood at a gadgets store knowing what you want yet unable to buy anything as the variety of choices in terms of brands, features, prices etc simply leaves you more confused than you were before you entered the store?
There is help available for all the non-techies.
Read on...... read more »
For the Ford Ranger Extreme, Ford wanted to emphasize the extendable gargo bed. They came up with an inventive way to highlight the extention with a box of martches.
What do you think of this marketing promotion? Do you think it worked? How would you have done it different? read more »