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USB Watch Tells The Time And Makes You Feel Like James Bond

By going with the "secret agent" theme, there's finally a USB watch out on the market that actually looks sleek and elegant to the touch.

The Recycled Recumbent Is Starting A Craze

Sure most people would rather ride a fancy high-tech BMX bike, but the recycled recumbent might be a great alternative that’s cheap and stylish.

The Decoy Face Helps You Avoid Annoying People

Behold the Decoy Face. That’s right, the Decoy Face. This remarkable device is the very first breakthrough in face-to-face avoidance, a trailblazer in every sense.

When Big Is Better: Five Smart Larger-Than-Life Ads

Sometimes it takes a large or outlandish ad to get noticed. Here are five examples of innovative larger-than-life advertising, installed in untraditional spaces, that are sure to attract attention.

Transcend Releases Hip USB Flash Drive

Trying to outdo the competition, Transcend has created a USB flash drive that may add a boost to our image or geekiness.

The Goldfish World Cup or 10 Sports You Can Teach Your Pet Fish

I doubt if B.F.Skinner ever thought his training methods would be applied to soccer training for goldfish, but they are now! Dr. Dean Pomerleau has developed a training kit to aid you in training pet fish to play soccer and other un-fish like sports, using the operant conditioning training methods he uses to train larger sea animals.

Site Announcement - July 24, 2008

InventorSpot.com is pleased to announce that a second new writer is joining our team this week.

Pria Ingrum is a consultant, jewelry maker, and importer based in sunny, clean, and fit Denver, Colorado. With an MBA in Market Strategy and business experience since she was 12, she is excited about sharing her exploration of innovative businesses with the readers of InventorSpot.com. Pria's professional experiences have included numerous industries, including broadcasting, print/electronic journalism, teaching writing/literature, legal, and aerospace.

You can read her blog here.

The InventorSpot.com Team

Video Game Design On MySpace: Get In TheGame08

MySpace is a good place to keep in touch with your friends... and if you're an Asian video game designer, it could be home to your break-through game.

Trap Door Toaster: Is Houdini In There?

Traps doors are no longer contraptions from our magical past. Read all about this cool unique toaster that will breathe new life into your every day mundane toasting experience.

The End Of Era For The Spectrum And The Aud

Despite the legacy the two venues have, it has been officially declared to sports fans that both the Wachovia Spectrum and the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium will be demolished.

Lightning-Fast Vision Protein Named After Pikachu

Pikachu of Pokemon fame, known for his lightning-fast moves and shocking electric effects, has inspired the name of a new vision protein discovered by a group of Japanese researchers. See, nerds really do have a sense of humor!

Fiskar's Push & Print Stamp Factory Wins 2008 Best Innovation Award

Paper crafters and scrapbookers rejoice! Fiskars is coming out with a cleaner, crisper, time-saving method to do your stamping. Fiskar's new patent pending device is called the Push and Print Stamp Factory and it just won Best Of Class for Scrapbooking and Paper Crafting Innovation from the Craft and Hobby Association. Find out how it works...

One Skeleton That's Taped To The Bone

Even though it’s not a DIY, this weird invention from artist Brian Detmer is truly a magnificent creation that might leave a few people in awe.


Solar Power that's Flick’in the Switch Off

How many times have you turned a light on and forgotten to turn it off after you've left the room/area? Unnecessary consumption of electricity is fading away in backyards around the world. With the invention of Solar Fairy lighting people are jazzing up their gardens, doorways and balcony railings without causing harm to the world.


10 Fun Ways To Pee On A Flower

Gentlemen and others of the male persuasion... Aren't you tired of peeing in the institutional vessel -- the monotonous urinal? Urinal-makers sure don't want you to enjoy your experience, do they?

Watchhaler Helps Children With Asthma

There is a new option out there for parents who have children with asthma. A German company has manufactured a child friendly inhalation aid (aka spacer) for children called the "Watchhaler®".


The 10 Best Companies That Create Skateboard Wheel Designs

A brief look at how skateboard wheel designs have gone from simple, to stylish and amazingly unique.


Quality Stereo Sound Encased In A Peanut

We’ve seen speakers take many shapes and forms, but one company’s taking designs to a whole new level with their latest peanut shaped product.

Licking Your Wounds May Help Them Heal Faster

Scientists have discovered a compound found in human saliva that can heal wounds quickly.

Lightweight Cardboard Bike A Bargain?

If you are considering buying a bike in the future, take a look first at the innovative prototype bike designed by Phil Bridge, a student at Sheffield Hallam University. Phil has designed a bike almost entirely made of recycled material and interchangeable mechanical parts for about $30.