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Electric Fork Simulates Salt By Stimulating Your Tongue

An electric fork developed by researchers at Tokyo University could be a boon for people restricted to low-salt or salt-free diets. Salty, sour and even metallic tastes can be evoked by the innovative battery-powered fork.

A Dry Cleaners In A Closet For Home Use? LG Says 'Yes'

Ever wish you could avoid having to schlep your clothes and non-washable delicates back and forth from the dry cleaners and save yourself some money in the process? Now you can. Find out what the device is, where you can get it and what features it offers right here.

'PHIRO' Teaching Kids The Basics Of Robotics And Coding

Robotics and coding are the future. What is coding? Find out about it here and about the toy that can give your kids a head start in the field while providing hours of educational entertainment in the meantime.

The Orah 4i Sets Out To Make 4k VR Streaming Affordable

Livestreaming 360 degree video has never been an easy process, but one company is looking to change that. What typically would call for expensive rigs or pieced together systems requiring 6+ GoPros, way too many wires, and high processing power, can now be accomplished with one camera system and one wire, thanks to the Orah 4i.

14-Year-Old Inventor Creates Braille Printer From Legos At The Age Of 12

What were you doing at 12? Find out how many young movers and shakers are making a difference in society today with innovative new inventions like a DIY Braille printer made from ordinary toys and other low-cost materials.

Cones Of Smilence : Japan's Top 10 Cute, Kooky & Quirky Traffic Safety Cones

Safety cones have become so commonplace along Japanese roadways and walkways, those who deploy them must resort to extremes in order to have the portable warning sentinels stand out in the crowd. These 10 examples of startling safety cone scenery reflect the current state of affairs in prominent pyramidal triangulation.

16 Must Have Gifts For Every Part Time Mermaid

Kinda pissed you're not a mermaid? Check out these 16 majestic mermaid products that ever part time mermaid will love more than a dinglehopper.

Honda's Limited Edition HT3 Driving Shoes Put The Rubber To The Road

Honda reached for the sky with the innovative HondaJet but now the Japanese automaker has taken a step back with the down-to-earth Honda HT3 Driving Shoe.

Rise And Shine To The Smell Of Your Sensorwake Alarm Clock With 6 Different Scents

How would you like to be coaxed awake each and every morning by the gentle persuasion of your favorite smells? A new product design that appeared at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is about to make that dream a reality. With six different aromas to choose from, which one would you like to wake up to?

Infantino Squeeze Station Lets Parents Create Homemade Baby Food Pouches

Squeeze tubes of fruit and veggie puree are the way to go when you have a little one in tow, but those handy packs can really add up when your baby is sucking them back on a regular basis. The Infantino Squeeze Station allows parents to easily prepare their own baby food pouches.

Scuba Diving Without Tanks? New ‘Artificial Gills’ Concept Design Raising Questions

Imagine swimming for up to 45 minutes underwater without having to come up for air with no bulky air tanks strapped to your back. A new device by Triton claims to allow you to do just that. Find out what scientists are saying about the legitimacy of the claim right here.

Winscape Software Allows Users To Wake Up Someplace Different Each Morning Without Ever Leaving Home

How do you wake up in a different city with a different view whenever you feel like it without being rich or backpacking throughout Europe? A software and product setup known as Winscape can take you there. Find out how it works right here.

An Easier Way To Shovel Snow?

While the calendar may say it's spring, for many of us there is still a lot of snow on the way. By this time we are getting mighty tired of breaking our backs shoveling so many loads of the white stuff. It's a pain in the . . . back. So what if you could shovel your snow with the ease of using a push mower on your lawn? With a spiral snow shovel that might happen.

Invention Of The Week? Oombrella Is A Smart And Connected Umbrella

We all know that it sure can be a drag when it rains. But a new start-up company in Paris, France, will now help turn the rain into something fun for everyone. Wezzoo has developed Oombrella, which is a smart connected umbrella that actually lets you know when it’s going to rain and sends you notifications to your smartphone so you will never leave it behind.

13 Bloody Awesome Gifts For (The Other) Shark Week

Oh bloody hell, it's that time of the month again - Shark Week. No, not that one, the other Shark Week.

Periods suck, period. Make your special lady time a little more tolerable with some of these awesome period gifts that will totally have you bleeding love.


Invention Of The Week? MicFlip Is First Ever Reversible Micro USB Cable

A start-up company in New York City feels that today’s USB cables and plugs are not meeting the needs of millions of people who need them daily. And this is why WinnerGear has developed the MicFlip, which is the first ever reversible micro USB cable. The question is will the MicFlip fly on the market?

10 Iconic Designs From Ron Arad's "Restless" London Retrospective

.... Arad is afraid of nothing; no medium, no size, no notion that is unconventional.  He experiments.  He plays... and you get to relive his pleasure through his work.  Restless is a 30-year retrospective of Arad's greatness... and he is still young.

Serial Inventor Offers Tips & Discounts For InventorSpot Readers

Many inventors fantasize about becoming the next great serial inventor — where they can continuously sell one successful product idea after another. It’s the American dream to create something from nothing, have it resonate with the masses, and then sit back and watch the shekels coming rolling in. Roger Brown is one such inventor who has not only entered that rarefied stratosphere, but has also been reaping the benefits of his creativity for over two decades now.

Add Some Eggsitement To Your Easter With Amazing Easter Eggs

Easter is just around the corner, and with it comes the annual task of decorating Easter eggs. This year, leave your pastel paints and your boiled-on plastic sleeves behind. Try your hand at some of these designs which are sure to amaze your children and exhaust your patience... 

THINX Are The Best Panties For That Time Of The Month. Period.

If you're a woman, you've probably experienced the dreaded period leak. We live in fear of the tampon that doesn't work or the pad that shifts. One little time-of-the-month malfunction, and you've ruined your underwear, pants, and possibly your grandmother's sofa. A few women invented THINX panties to solve women's plight, so we can look cute, feel comfy and keep calm knowing our favorite pair of jeans will make it another month.