Articles at InventorSpot.com

What's Next For Quirky's Future? CEO Resigns

The World’s Least Important CEO has resigned and his company has blown $185 million they raised since forming in 2009. Yes, a dark cloud now looms over Quirky. What kinds of changes will Quirky make in order to survive? And what does it all mean for the inventor community?

Invention Of The Week? Take A Nebia Shower And Save Serious Money

Nebia is a new shower-unit that uses 70 percent less water. Find out how this cutting-edge energy efficient invention will save you big bucks.

Want Star Wars To Light Up Your Home? Try This Lightsaber Lamp

Even though it has been nearly 40 years since the first Star Wars movie hit the big screen and changed the face of American culture forever it is still one of the most popular movie franchises out there. Perhaps that is why it still has such a huge effect on merchandising and collecting. This awesome Star Wars Lightsaber Lamp is a great way for fans of the original trilogy to display their love for these movies.

Turn Your Home Into A Basketball Court With The KILLSPENCER Mini Basketball Kit

Ever dream of having an indoor basketball court, but just can't afford it, or you think you've gotten too old? With the KILLSPENCER Mini Basketball Kit, you don't have to spend a ton of money to transform your home or office into a court, and the elegant design won't detract from the "adult-like" state of your place.

Hiding In Plain Sight: Top 10 Best Covert Spy Cameras

Need a discreet hidden camera? Here's my picks for the best 10 tiny and covert hidden spy cameras for when you need to record something discreetly together with some tips for how to best hide a spy camera.

I'm Glovin' It! Japanese Rubber Glove Vending Machines

Looking for gloves in all the wrong places? These Japanese rubber glove vending machines are a godsend for those washing dishes, conducting cavity searches or dating Greg Marmalard after all the shops have closed.

Tech-Air Is The World's First Self-Contained Street Airbag System

A friend once told me that there are two types of motorcyclists: those who've crashed and those who haven't crashed...yet. The groundbreaking Tech-Air Airbag System protects motorcyclists' bodies against those crashes. It is the world's first instinctive, self-contained street airbag system.

Nicotine-Consuming Bacteria Offers Key to Anti-Smoking Drug

Find out more about the results of a recent study that has indicated hope for a new anti-smoking drug may lie in a bacteria that consumes nictotine. Read on to learn more about this amazing scientific innovation.


Cruise On The ET Scooter Then Fold It Up When You're Done

Commuting on a bike or scooter is always better than walking. You get to your destination quicker and with less effort. The problem with this is that you always have to find some place to secure the vehicle. With the ET Scooter, you can just fold it up and go.

Why Wait Invent-Off Is Qualcomm's New Reality TV - Invention Contest Web Series

What do you get when you bring in a diverse group of inventors and provide them with the means to bring their ideas to life?  Qualcomm's Why Wait Invent-Off is what, and it's all thanks to a partnership between invention company Qualcomm and the well known tech blog Gizmodo.

Motorola Hint Is A Tiny Discreet Bluetooth Headset Worth Checking Out

Ok, let's just get this out of the way, traditional Bluetooth headset are ugly and, like, so 2005. Disregard the fact that they are extremely helpful and convenient, you couldn't wear one without looking like a wanna-be secret agent.  Thankfully, companies have realized this and are coming out with better designs. Motorola is one of those companies and has recently released a stylish and very discreet BT headset called, appropriately, the Hint.

Scientists Find A New Way To Help You Lose Weight, But You Won’t Want To Try It

Does the notion of a new method to lose weight – one that doesn’t require increased exercise or a change in diet – sound appealing? Well scientists have recently reported just that. Common white fat can be converted in humans to energy-burning brown fat. The only catch? Your body needs to be under prolonged stress such as after a severe burn.

New Inventions Take Flight On Amazon Launchpad

Are you an inventor struggling to get your project noticed? Good news has arrived: Amazon Launchpad is up and running. So, how will this new cutting-edge platform help your startup grow?

Frito-Lay Japan Jumps On The Minions Bandwagon With New Banana Cheetos

The billion-dollar grossing film Minions has made the titular characters a worldwide phenomenon while endowing products they promote with a rare appeal... or should that be a peel? Case in point: Banana Cheetos from Frito-Lay Japan.

Save Space In Your Pack With Pango, The Bicycle Helmet That Folds Up

If you're an urban bicycle commuter or you like to run errands on your bike, odds are you constantly have to deal with stowing your big, clunky helmet when you've arrived at your destination. That's one irritation that can be alleviated, if you pick up one of BioLogic's Pango Folding Helmets.

Embarrassed? Get Up And Try Bloxers Erection Concealing Boxers

Erections are an inescapable and oftentimes awkward part of manhood that each man must learn to cope and live with.  Thanks to erection concealing Bloxers, however, there's no need to  utilize any of the many erection reducing or concealing strategies men have created for such hardships.

Haute Couture Joins Wearable Tech: Designer Purse Can Charges Smart Phones

Few names have been more enduring in the world of iconic fashion than Diane von Furstenburg. Read on to learn more about her fusion with wearable tech as demonstrated by her creation of a purse that can charge a smart phone.


Invention Of The Week? Coreculum Ball Will Keep You Fit

An inventor in Portland, Oregon, has developed a unique device that will help lots of us get the ‘ball’ rolling on our exercise routine. The Coreculum Ball is the first ever full-body exercise device and workout guide in one. Question is will this invention spell the end for gyms and trainers?

S.T.EYE Is The Condom That Lights Up STI's

S.T.EYE is a condom that glows, but if it does you may want to reconsider having that romp in the sheets and run in the other direction instead.

Transform Your Smartphone Into a 3D Hologram Projector

It's 2015, and honestly, I expected things to be more futuristic. You've let me down, earth. Flying cars, sentient robots, you know, those kind of things. Well, sadly, we're just not there yet, but thanks to this incredibly easy phone hack you can have one futuristic thing today, 3d holograms projecting from your phone.