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The Filterbrella -- Rain Filtering Umbrella

A simple yet powerful concept, the Filterbrella is an extremely innovative and eco friendly umbrella. The canopy is made of compostable polylactic acid plastic blends, which makes it environment friendly. Adding to the environment friendliness is the innovative activated carbon filter in its hollow rod.

Looking Ahead: Flatware That Stands Up!

Did you ever wonder why flatware always lies on the table or in a coffin-like holder in the drawer? I never gave it a thought until I saw this photo of the Sunny Side Up cutlery, I not only started to wonder, but am still wondering why it took so long and whether stand-up flatware will be the wave of the future?

Liposuction Art - Man Uses His Own Fat for Food

Danish artist, Marco Evaristti, had liposuction done. Simple procedure, right? Nothing out of the ordinary. But not with this guy. He made meatballs out of the fat sucked from his body and called it art.

Let Loopa Lower Leaks And Spills

Young children love to explore, and sometimes that involves taking a mid morning snack “to go.” If you are tired of trailing behind your toddler with a mop or broom, the Loopa Bowl may be ideal for your household.


Parasolar Shades and Powers

The Parasolar, a neat little umbrella gadget concept, is one of the notable entries in the Greener Gadgets Design Competition 2008. It provides shade as well as power.

Three Great Gifts For A First Father's Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and when it comes to gift giving for new dads, a little innovation and a bit of humor can go a long way.

Breckland Unveils the Beira V8

Breckland Technology, a company based in the United Kingdom, has been building some impressive cars for a number of years. Recently, they decided it was time to put one on the market that held their own name and it is nothing short of a masterpiece.

Shotgun Belt Buckles

Albert Mardaga reinvented the belt buckle using a mechanism similar to the opening of a shotgun action. While wearing the L'A Mardaga belt buckle, the firearms enthusiast can now have a constant reminder of this art.

Creepy Crawly Doll Art - What Nightmares Are Made Of

Artist Jon Beinart creates bizarre yet fascinating doll sculptures he called "Toddlerpedes".

What A Gift! Towel Cakes Are Sooo Tempting!

More tempting than a funnel cake... More luscious than a tunnel cake... the Towel Cake has arrived! And what a great gift it makes for Father's Day, wedding showers, baby showers, birthdays....just about any occasion for a sweets-lover! The Towel Cake, by Le Patissier, will make your recipients drool!

8 Great Father's Day Gifts for the Military Man

Since Father's Day comes up so soon after Memorial Day, it's only natural to think of the many fathers in uniform... too many of whom have paid the ultimate price to safeguard our way of life. These 8 Great Father's Day Gifts for the Military Man past & present honor and pay tribute to defense-minded Dads everywhere while at the same time putting a smile on their faces.

Honda Appeals to "Man's Best Friend"

We will almost always go out of the way to make life easier for our pets. Knowing this, Honda has made a very noticeable turn towards pets in hope of selling more vehicles to pet owners and some of the outcomes have some very high expectations.

The Double Life Of A Grill Boy

I love surprise gadgets and the Grill Boy is one. It's a stylish stainless steel magnet shaped like a broad, flat stick figure, with grooves for hands and feet. But the grooves are all different sizes, so don't try to fit your Grill Boy with pairs of mittens and socks...

Leans Handy Phone Holder Puts Your Cellphone On a Pedestal

If you've splurged for a fancy new cellphone, iPhone or iPod, you don't want to have it lost amid the clutter of your desktop. The "Leans" Handy Phone Holder helps your small but important communicator rise above the clutter while adding a sense of modern style to your workplace.

Innovative Gravity Defying Shoes

While investigating shock absorption for buildings and automobiles, scientists discovered a special polymer that was both lightweight and absorbed shock and vibration. This material forms the sole of these innovative shoes.

Crystals May Lead to Cheap Solar Cells

With a breakthrough in research on titanium oxide nanocrystals, researchers may make solar cells more cost-effective.

Toyota's Night View Identifies Pedestrians

Nightime driving is an area that can always be improved upon. We now have headlights that turn with the steering wheel to essentially "see" around corners and detectors on the front of our cars that will warn the driver of something in the road ahead. Toyota took that a step farther by putting together a system that can recognise humans and feed the information straight to the dash.

Nike’s New Shoe A Waste?

I must have a thing for innovative shoes or for recycled trash. I’m not sure which but here’s a topic that combines the two and involves the quickly growing eco-conscious company, Nike. So here it is, Nike has a new basketball eco-shoe nicknamed Nike Trash Talk. The shoe is modeled after Steve Nash’s current shoe, the Nike Zoom BB II Low. It isn’t Nikes first eco-shoe but it is the latest.

Japan to Ban Spam E-mail. Seriously

Spam - junk e-mail, not the canned mystery meat - has been effectively banned by the government of Japan. Wishful thinking, or a positive step in the elimination of one of life's greatest annoyances?

Sculptor Makes His Own Car Out of Polyurethane

Polyurethane...you know, the same stuff we use to fill in the annoying little cracks along the window. It has now made it's debut in the automotive world as more than just a filler. A Lithuanian "sculptor" has built almost an entire vehicle out of the mirale stuff, and it doesn't look all that bad.