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Creative Baking with Kids - Dino Puzzle Cookie Cutter


 

 

 

 

 

 

I got this cookie cutter emailed to me by a friend. Normally, I would say, "Big deal, another cookie cutter. " But it is a big deal because I've never seen a cookie cutter like this. The Dino Puzzle Cookie Cutter is a cut above the rest of the cookie cutters out there because it s also a puzzle. read more »

Fashion "Diamond" Ear Drops for iPods - It's A Bling Thing!



Fashion "Diamond" Ear Drops in Heart or Round shapes add luxurious good looks to your listening pleasure!
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iRobot Creat Challenge: Robot Building Invention Contest


Three innovative companies have teamed up to for a competition in innovation with their Robot Invention Contest called iRobot Creation Challenge. iRobot, Tom’s Hardware Guide and Instructables are jointly running the robot invention contest. read more »

Triple Action Solar Car Kit: Review


Triple Action Solar CarTriple Action Solar CarDesigned for children ages 10 and up, the Triple Action Solar Car from OWI is a great introduction not only to the principles of solar power, but also basic electronics, switches and gears.
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Go Green and Make Some Green...Dollars


Preserving the environment may have never been so lucrative. Global electronics distribution company, Premier Farnell Plc., created its first environmentally friendly competition. They are challenging electronics engineers, students, and hobbyists to roll up their sleeves and design an invention or innovation that will help the environment. read more »

Juicy Gossip! - Said Seth


 

Here's a bit of a shameless plug for a fellow friend's shameless website. Great for juicy gossip and funny stories. read more »

Thanko's Silent Keyboard Cuts The Chatter



Silicone springing and anti-resonance technology make Thanko's Silent Keyboard 5 times quieter than a whisper!
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Felony to Sell Video Games in New York?


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New York Assembly passed a bill today, May 31st, 2007 that could make it possible to charge retailers who sell an M Rated game to a minor with a felony. Assemblymen from the State of New York were heard discussing the unconstitutional clauses in the law, but then turned around to say that they were voting FOR the bill. The law passed today by an overwhelming vote of 130-10. read more »

Fetus Coin Purse - Wacky of the Week


In my perpetual hunt for the weird, wacky and funny, I just found a purse that is made to look like an unborn fetus. Yes, that's right, an unborn fetus. read more »

The Microsoft Surface Computer


Our Guest Blogger, Charlie Mann, writes the ByzzBytes and SuperFitness, newspaper columns distributed within the US by American News Features Syndicate. He has published 6 novels and written fitness books with such celebrities as Ken Norton, the former World Heavy Weight Champion. He wanted to share his views on the latest products with the readers of InventorSpot.com.

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Using Microsoft's television content partner NBC as a splashy backdrop, the software and hardware giant released on the morning show, Today, the details of a completely new generation of computer. Much smaller than most business mainframe computers, yet no real kin to the laptop and mouse world of micro computers, the new Microsoft Surface Computer lets you use your hands on a touch sensitive screen to manipulate pictures and data.

Robot Demonstrates Self-Awareness


Do you know thyself? Nico does.

This robot has recently passed the self-recognition test that scientists use to determine if an animal species can recognize itself in a mirror. Only a handful of animals have passed this test, and now robots appear to be among this elite clique...or else, the test may not be all that it was once thought to be. read more »

"Shot Guard" Underwear Foils Freaky Photographers



New "ShotGuard" underwear from Cramer Japan provides female athletes, students and children with security against infrared photography.
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Claytronics: Do I need to say anything else?


Normally, I would write about a new technology, then have a little short story associated with it. However, today's subject matter just had way too many possibilities. I just could not pick just one. See for yourself with "Claytronics". read more »

Site Announcements - May 31, 2007


We would like to announce that we have a new writer joining InventorSpot.com. read more »

Lisa Zyga is a science writer interested in the crossroads of science, technology and society. She writes on new inventions in electronics, space, and medicine, and hopes the creative frontier of science will inspire and fascinate readers of InventorSpot.com.

We are excited to have Liza join us. We think she wil be a terrific addition to our writing team. InventorSpot.com Team

Inventive Packaging - Hot You Can See!


Want to see a brilliant new way to package hot liquids?

Amy Gifford, our Guest Blogger, works in PR for a group of nonprofits after previously working in media and advertising in the auto industry. She wanted to share her smart marketing finds with the readers of InventorSpot.com.

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Patently Pointless?


 

When is a patent pointless or just dowright silly? 

Our Guest Blogger, Jennifer Lane, has lived in an array of places, from a monastery in the Himalayas to the "Entertainment Capital of the World."  She currently works as an attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada. She wanted to share the fun side of patents with the readers of InventorSpot.com.

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SITE NEWS: InventorSpot.com Relaunched


We have happy news. We did a press release today that reads as follows:

Invention Website AmericanInventorSpot.com announces change of its name to InventorSpot.com and launch of free new service for inventors.

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The USB Warmer Cushion Brings Heat To Your Seat



The USB Warmer Cushion works much like a miniature electric blanket, radiating soothing heat to warm you from the bottom up.
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Seth Says: Pics, pics and more pics!


Need a picture of say, I don't know, an ostrich? or an old lady? or a Vincent van Gogh print? Whatever your visual query, you'll likely find it in the database of 1.3 million images at Visipix.com . Boasting the largest collection of images on the web, you can find exactly what you want when you want it. read more »

Cotton Swab Holders Can Make You Smile


Lift the head and the swabs pop out of this adorable Cotton Swab Holder. read more »