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Plagued by an invasion of gooey, slimy 440 pound jellyfish that are clogging fishing nets, eating valuable fish and putting the sting on profits, Japan's fisherman are turning to unusual solutions to cope with the slimy pests - such as turning them into ice cream. read more »
Papermaking is an ancient art of Japan. History records that the art was started in Japan by Buddhist monks in 610 A.D. The creations of Precious Pieces are a combination of ‘contemporary design and traditional craft.' read more »
It's water-resistant, solar-powered, energy-efficient and kid-friendly-the One Laptop Per Child project may finally be turning into reality. read more »
By this point, you have all seen the Dove Real Beauty Campaign. read more »
Te extreme simplicity of the idea is its greatest attraction. The chair made of wood veneer over a hinged metal structure can be hung on a wall when not needed.
If that is not innovation what is? read more »
Curious as to which men dye their hair?
Our Guest Blogger, Scott "scottdammit" Duran, is a writer/graphic artist/visionary/inventor and a world-class exaggerator. He suggests you look for him on bookshelves soon. He found a new invention that he wanted to share with the readers of InventorSpot.com.
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Pedigree has had some amazing outdoor advertising over the past year. read more »
Invented anything “green” lately? Good! How about showing the rest of us what your eco-creation can do on Trippin’ The Green Fantastic. Trippin the Green Fantastic is a new environmental TV series coming to the Science Channel in the late fall. The show is a team effort between the Science Channel and Peace Point Entertainment Group. The goal: to find inventors who have made life a little greener with their eco-inventions. read more »
Feeling blue? Seeing red? Fuwapica interactive furniture from Osaka University's Mongoose Studio reflects your emotional state by changing its color to suit your mood. read more »
I saw this Ergo Pen a few months back and it intrigued me. If you're wondering why, it's because I write quite a bit (being a student and taking notes), and I always tend to get hand cramps. I find that pens are much easer to glide over paper while taking notes at school or just jotting down phone numbers at home. Despite the ease of use pens provide, I continued to get cramps in my hand from writing. This pen promised to get rid of "writer's cramp," and I have to say, it works brilliantly. read more »
Good evening, all. I'm back after a hiatus last week due to some family issues, but, rest assured, I'm ready to blog tonight. So tonight we have our six finalists and, finally, it's up to America to vote! We've heard what the judged have to say and now we get to give our two cents on who we think deserves the $1,000,000. I don't know about the rest of you, but this is what I've been waiting for all season! Get your dialing fingers ready! Tonight is the night. read more »
Some have called the idea outlandish. A better word seems to be insane. And yet, Dynamic Architecture, a company in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, is marching ahead with their plans for a skyscraper powered by wind turbines. read more »
The Super Bio-Tech Mobile Plant Cell Phone Strap from Japan's Strapya World lets you take your own tiny, living plant wherever you take your phone - without ever worrying about feeding or watering! read more »
Just wanted to remind our readers that Episode 7 of the reality television show American Inventor will be showing tomorrow night ( Wednesday, July 25, 2007) at 9 pm est and 8 pm central time. Seth will be back to cover the all important voting night.
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When it comes to toilets, Japan has dealt itself a royal flush! From basic, no nonsense squat toilets to high tech marvels seemingly designed for a mission to Mars, Japan's toilets take care of everybody's business like nobody's business.
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South Korea is often at the forefront of inventions and new ways of living, and now they are proving this fact yet again by inventing a new career. read more »
By coating fabrics with a nano-thin layer of chemicals, researchers have found a simple and unobtrusive way to kill germs and viruses without harming humans. The start-up company claims that the chemicals should be able to kill any type of germ, from the common cold and the flu, to strep and staph infections, and even SARS.
Caught between fierce competition for customers and constant pressure to reduce fees, Japan's Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank is now featuring short commercial ads at some of its ATMs in exchange for half-price fees. The ads are just the latest attempt by OK to lure new business by using innovative marketing techniques. read more »