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How To Make Your Own Custom Fisheye Lens

Don't feel like emptying your bank account to purchase a fisheye lens? Then why not try to make your own lens with help from one determined inventor!

Spanish Melons That Taste Like Lemons: Will Wonders Never Cease?

It took twelve years to create this melon that tastes like a lemon. Instead of asking why, if you live in the UK, try to track them down, as they will soon be available. If you live elsewhere, read on anyway for all the tasty details.

Deter Car Stereo Thieves using this Simple Trick

Car stereos are one of the easiest and most rewarding upgrades you can make to your vehicle. However, in many cases this will also put a huge target on every side of your vehicle as well. If you have already made this upgrade, or are planning to in the future, this simple trick may just save you from losing out.

Hasselblad Introduces The Hasselhoff Of Cameras

Along with looking very stylish and bigger than other rival products, Hasselblad’s latest digital SLR camera is looking to win the competition with a photo finish.


When Can A Bialy Save Your Life? When It's A "Nanobialy"

New York bialys are every bit as great as the New York bagel, but who ever thought a nano particle would be named after one? The newest addition to nano-names makes the bialy a veritable hero!

Sony Releases System With Speakers The Size Of Golf Balls

15 years ago, anyone could tell you that manufacturers could never make a speaker the size of a golf ball. Back then, that idea would seem unbelievable and amazingly stupid because who would buy speakers that small? Sony has an answer.


This DIY Design Project Is One For The BOTTLEBOY!

Of course, you could mount some metal hooks on your walls to hang your handbag or hat when you come in the door. But the Bottleboy has so much more appeal, recycles a PET plastic bottle, and makes a great DIY project: you can make one Bottleboy hook or a whole wardrobe full of them!


How To Make A ChapStick LED Flashlight

Creativity and imagination can make a person’s lifestyle a lot more interesting. In this case, the traits just happened to make an inventors idea-light bulb flicker.

Will Cuil Fail?

Can a new search engine make it out in the crowded web world. Some Google Ex-patriots are trying to find out.

An LCD Display Gadget That Really Stinks

Have you ever taken a walk and all of a sudden gotten hit with a whiff of something that smelled great and as a result, made you hungry? I'm pretty sure you have. Some people believe that we as humans are born with a predetermined template of the type of smells we do or do not like but one company is determined to prove otherwise.

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.