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CheckTap: Energy Saving Gadget Lowers Your Summer Bill

An innovative automatic energy saving tool has been designed to reduce the use of electricity that is wasted when electronic devices (ex. computers) are turned on, but not in use. The invention is called the CheckTap. It won the Grand Prix in the 36th International Exhibition Of Invention in Geneva.

Oh Deer! Humane Trophy Puzzles From Cardboard Safari!

From a part of the country that can't wait for deer hunting season, Cardboard Safari, has introduced some clever and versatile deer head puzzles, antlers and all, that look remarkably like deer head trophies. No animals were killed on this safari; all trophies are made out of cardboard.

The Perfect Desk for Your Favorite Gearhead

After the couch made to look like the interior of a 1957 Corvette, I didn't think it could get much better. However, a designer named Dale Mathis changed my mind when he brought out the Desk Machine, which could very well be the most interesting thing to ever setup a computer on.

Collapsible Surfboard: Perfect For Surfers On The Go

A new design by Nicholas Notara is bringing the compact item concept outside of the city and into the lifestyles of those who spend their time at the beach.

Taking Over Music Formats, One MT9 At A Time

Replacing the MP3 format has been seen as an impossible task. But a South Korean firm is supporting a new digital audio format that's making more than just noise.

Shining A Light On Lamp Innovations

Finding a unique lamp for you own room can be quite a drag, but one new design could shine a light on the situation.

Married To Your Keyboard? Cool Number & Letter Scarves From The New Little Factory

What some people won't do for the love of numbers! If you're one of them, there's a micro suede, laser-cut Number Scarf at the Little Factory with your number on it.

Sushi Magic: Sushi Maker Extraordinaire?

To those among us who consider raw fish about as tasty a delicacy as a marinated napkin or toasted shoelace, this article isn’t for you. If, however you are a lover of all foods exotic and oriental, Sushi Magic, the world’s best home sushi maker, is a kitchen gadget you should know about. Take a look below and listen up.

Egg Robots: Fun Eating For Kids

Do egg robots roam the earth or at least your kitchen table? Do you believe in life on other planets? Now might be the time to really think about that. The Egg Robot may not be a little green man who sits on your shoulder, but he could be the perfect solution for getting your kids to eat eggs and have a good time to boot. 

Body Parts Art - 5 Unique Body Painting Techniques

Our body parts have many functions. But who knew they could also be used for art? Take a look at some of the ways people use their body parts to make works of art.

CLEVER Concept is well...Clever

So, what do you get when you combine the great minds of the Technical University of Berlin with the designers from BMW? Something pretty Clever of course. All puns aside, the CLEVER aims to help reduce the congestion and harmful emissions that accumulate in urban areas.

Taking A Crack: The Controvery Around Baseball Bats

Since maple baseball bats are constantly breaking this year, shouldn't MLB players switch back to the original equipment that shaped and developed the sport of baseball?

Kool Boost Cigarettes Have a Ball with Menthol

Menthol cigarettes are loved by a fiercely loyal fan base, many of whom have fallen for Kool Boost. This Japanese smoke features a super-cool, squeezable menthol "powerball" in its filter which provides a blast of menthol flavor.

Beijing Boom Towers Spark Hybrid Design

Jamie Tomkins is an automotive designer with a great deal of talent. Recently he was tasked with creating a non-emissions vehicle for the Chinese population that could easily be used in the crowded streets. The inspiration for his final design came from an unlikely place.

Finger Clubbing Mystery Solved, Hippocrates Nods Head in Approval

More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates died wondering what the cause of finger clubbing was; now, the scientists of Leeds University were able to solve the mystery.

Marshmallow Roller Toaster: One Delicious Thrill a Minute!

Now marshmallow lovers all over the world have even more delicious fun than before. Want to know how? Read on for the most delicious marshmallow ride of your life!

The Laser Surveillance Defeater by Shomer-Tech

With all of the spy gear available today no one is actually safe from being listened to, recorded and having their secrets invaded and rummaged through. Everything a person needs to breach by force another's confidentiality can be found online or in brick and mortar stores designed to break down all barriers between them and the hidden information that is waiting to be obtained.

Possible Cure For Fatal Skin Cancer?

A man is reportedly cured of fatal skin cancer using cloned cells from his own immune system.

Spot's Illustrated 2008 Dog Swimsuit Issue

We've been scoping out dog swimsuits and their models all spring and, finally, on the official first weekend of Summer, we're ready to announce the 10 winners of Inventor Spot's Illustrated 2008 Dog Swimsuit Contest! The top dog swimsuits are winners in 10 categories, including Best Itsy-Bitsy-Teeny- Weeny-Pink-Polka-Dot Dog Bikini, Geekiest Dog Jammers, Best Butt Dog Jammers, and If You've Got It, Flaunt It Dog Bikini. Come on in and see them....

 


Everything You Wanted to Know About the History of the Portable Music Player..And Stuff You Didn't

Even though mp3 players are the main portable music players today, they wouldn’t be here without their predecessors.