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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.

Have a Piece of Cake Art

Pastry chef and artist Mike McCarey creates gorgeous cake artwork that is sure to get your mouth watering.

USB Healing Owl is a Real Hoot!

The USB Healing Owl will add a peaceful note to any home office or workstation. There's no guarantee it will make you any wiser, though.

Make Your Very Own Swiss Army Keys

Tired of hearing your keys jangle in your pocket? One inventor has created a unique device that can stop that annoying noise.

Free iPod Music Program Can Release Your Inner DJ

Like a blue moon, it’s very rare to find anything at all for free on iTunes. But that’s now changed as a new music application has scratched off its price tag.

Th!nk's All Electric Vehicle to hit the Pavement Very Soon

Th!nk Automotive has been working hard to produce an electric car for several years now. After some serious development and experiment time, they have introduced the City and if everything goes well, this could be their first big step into automotive production.

USB Gadget Gone Green

Most of us encounter technology on a regular basis whether at home, school or the workplace. We employ this technology to enhance our lives or so we seem to believe. What the world needs to understand is that with the advancement of technology comes the issue of polluting the world we all live in.

In efforts to change the patterns of the technological advancement cycle, companies are producing innovative technologies which are becoming key ingredients in the recipe to saving our planet.


Site Announcements - July 23, 2008

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

Vicki Kwong is a Computer Support Technician, Web Designer, and Graphic artist based in beautiful Vancouver, B.C. She has worked in the IT industry for several years and those known to her consider her a serial enthusiast when it comes to technology. Vicki will be creating a spot that brings readers together to learn and discuss the latest in gadgets, gizmo's and everything electronic.

You can read her blog here .

The InventorSpot.com Team

Gin and Titonic Ice-Cube Mold: A New Drinking Experience and Sinking Feeling

Do you yearn to see the film Titanic over and over again? Do you secretly regret you have never been in a shipwreck? If so, this next product from Fred and Friends may well be for you.

A Simply Brilliant Design: The Strap!

It's hard to find shelving that fits a certain space, a special function, and modern minimalist design. But I think that Dutch designer, NL Architects, has created one. In fact, you might say the Strap is a very elastic design, able to meet a variety of space, function, and personal preferences.

The Running Shoe That's Also Your Personal Trainer

Tracking your exercise habits can now be easier with a new invention that doesn’t come in a box of Kellog’s Special K cereal.