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When I was a kid, I remember every Thanksgiving following my uncle into the hallway so he could retrieve the phone book from his closet.
He would hold it high above his head, shuffle to the table, and with a flourish, place it firmly on the black vinyl dining room seat.
You have a great idea for a new invention. But should you try to license it out or try to manufacture and sell it yourself?
Our Guest Bloggers, Stephen Key & Andrew Krauss co-Founded inventRight to teach inventors how to license their products. Stephen Key is a successful inventor who has licensed over 20 products in many different industries.Celebrities such as Alex Trebek & Michael Jordan have endorsed his products. Andrew Krauss heads up one of the largest and most successful inventors' associations in the world (www.InventorsAlliance.org ).inventRight is a simple, effective 10 step system for licensing your products. For more information about Stephen, Andrew and inventRight, check out www.inventRight.com.
Stephen and Andrew wanted to share their hands on how to advice on the invention process with the readers of InventorSpot.com.
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Roger Brown is nothing short of incredible.
When it comes to inventions, he's prolific with a capital P, and I don't know any free-lancer with a successful licensing approach like his. With six inventions licensed, another six about to be licensed, and 247 inventions in his Power Point file on call at all times, I think he might be on to something. ...Read and Learn! read more »
Wife is sleeping but you just cannot miss that fav match. It's too loud. Listen Up!
Those two are chatting away with a side glance at you every now and then.You'd give anything to know the topic of their conversation.
Well, Listen Up!
Poke, Pry, Snoop and much more with the Listen-Up Personal Sound Amplifier.
Ego laptops come with changeable designer skins. Don't blame you for wondering what they are...
So now you can match your laptop to your tie, or change its color to reflect your mood. Apart from this, Ego laptops are home to a host of innovative features and functions that just might justify its price tag. read more »
Our Guest Blogger, Ashton Udall, is a partner at Global Sourcing Specialists, a product development and sourcing firm that assists businesses, inventors, and
start-ups tap overseas resources to succeed in the global economy. He has helpful advice on on getting accurate cost estimates from manufactueres for the readers of AmericanInventorSpot.com.
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According to New American Dream, "More than 100 million trees' worth of bulk mail arrive in American mail boxes each year - that's the equivalent of deforesting the entire Rocky Mountain National Park every four months." Most of us, if we don't recycle our junk mail, we throw it away, but we never really think much more of it. Fortunately, there are people like Gretchen Fleener, an industrial designer, who have found ways to make good use of junk mail. read more »
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.
Enjoy. read more »
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!