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CookThink will Satisfy Your Cravings

CookThink makes it easy to search for recipes that have all your favorite ingredients in them, or find distinct dishes that feature something different in them.  The home page  has an idea box that lets you click a bunch of different ingredients if you don't already have your appetite made up already.  You can also search by dish, type of cuisine, or whatever mood you're in that day.

Wearable Hydration: Camelbak Racebak and Shredbak

New wearable hydration garments from Camelbak decrease weight, bulk and shifting, creating 72 ounces of water that fits like a glove.

Aquamantra's New BIO Bottle: I Am Green! I Am Green!

Aquamantra, the company that brings you mantras on your bottled spring water, will introduce a new biodegradable PET bottle that will recycle in one to five years, the company says, even without sunlight. Maybe the bottle's new mantra will be I am green.

Site Announcement - March 7, 2008

InventorSpot.com is pleased to announce the addition of another writer to our blogging team. Chris Weiss is a freelance writer who has dabbled in everything from politics to travel. Like many men (and women) out there, Chris is somewhat obsessed with the latest gadgets and technological breakthroughs. As a snowboarder, mountain biker and all around outdoor sports nut, Chris has a particular affinity toward gadgets that are designed to pull you out of the hairiest wilderness survival situations or simply make the outdoors more fun. Chris will be covering gadgets with a slight emphasis on outdoors and fitness-related items. You can check out his amazing finds here.

Wine: A Glass A Day Can Reduce Risk Of Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is the fastest growing cancer in the U.S. today. In thirty years, esophageal cancer has grown 500 percent! But the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research has discovered that certain diets and a glass of wine can curtail the risk of a precursor to esophageal cancer, called Barrett’s Esophagus.

DVR Sunglasses - A New Way To Record Porn?

Are you being recorded right now? You may want to pay close attention to those glasses worn by the guy at the end of the bar. There may just be a camera in his shades.

Nissan Designs "Aging Suit" to Help Develop More Comfortable Interiors

Nissan has been working hard over the past years to make their interiors as functional and straight forward as possible to both young and old alike. While many companies would prefer surveys and the like, Nissan has taken a slightly more technical approach to making interiors as comfortable and accessible to the older generation. Designers have actually developed an "aging suit" to mimic the challenges and difficulties that aging drivers often have to face.

Bizarre, Elongated Skulls Found In Siberia

Archaeologists in Siberia have recently unearthed a weird set of elongated skulls that date back to the 4th century. Although not the first time odd skulls like these have been found, they raise many new questions as to how multiple cultures across the globe with no contact with each other came to perform the same type of ancient surgery. Read on for details but hang on to…your head.

GraGraph Home Seismograph Sounds Alarm When Earthquakes Shake

Fear of earthquakes got you feeling shaken? The GraGraph home seismograph monitors earthquake activity and lets you know when The Big One - or even a little one - is on its way.

Pod Bouncer: Now Babies Can Rock On!

 

Move over adults, teens and tweens.  The youngest generation is getting in on the MP3 action with the new Pod Baby Bouncer from Combi. 

Box-O-Box Care Packages For Your Favorite Slacker…Err, College Student

When someone you love is away at college, it's nice to send them a care package to let them know you care. Starving students appreciate the food, drinks, clothing and money that typically come in care packages more than the gesture, but not when the contents of the care package suck. Box-O-Box is an innovative new company that specializes in creating unique, themed care packages that won't end up in the garbage (they hope).

Vegetarian Fashion: PETA’s Lettuce Ladies Promote Strange, Edible Lettuce Bikini

Recently I introduced you to the bacon bra; edible fashion created in jest of men's loves of bacon and breasts. It's not quite lingerie, but PETA has created a comparable, sexy edible fashion for vegetarians; the lettuce bikini.


Wallypop Brings Reusable to Question

Should some things just not be reusable? Personally speaking I don't have a problem with using recycled toilet paper. Sure it isn't soft toilet paper, but it also doesn't require deforestation or the use of dangerous chemicals to make it. What I'm not so sure about is going a step further, for the sake of the environment or my wallet, and using reusable Wallypop wipes. 

10 Clever Clocks & Watches That Spring Forward (And Back) By Themselves

We're living in the 21st Century. With all that science and technology has achieved, doesn't it seem a bit anachronistic that we have to reset most of our clocks and watches manually when daylight savings time comes... and goes?

New Olympus Digital Cameras Give You Clearer Skin, Dramatic Eyes

The new μ9000 digital camera from Olympus makes any klutzy photographer look like an award-winner while making the subjects look as airbrushed as any supermodel. Want bigger, shinier eyes? Just point and click!

Toyota Plans Touch Tracer Display System on 2010 Prius

Even though the Prius was one of the first Hybrids on the road, that doesn't mean the engineers at Toyota can kick up their feet and relax. With other companies producing their own hybrid vehicles, Toyota has to keep bringing out new things to stay on top of the market. Their most recent innovation, the Touch Tracer Display, is aimed at safety rather than fuel economy. However, it could still be one of the next features to appear on pretty much every vehicle on the road.

Karaoke: Inspirational Invention or Just Plain Annoying?

A recent poll of more than 2,500 adults found that that nearly 25% of British people wish karaoke had never been invented. Along with karaoke, some other annoying inventions voted upon and receiving honorable mention included 24-hour sports channels, computer games consoles, mobile phones and alarm clocks! Read on for more details, and wonder what’s an inventor with dreams of creating noisy things supposed to do anyway?

Zoho: The All-in-One Office Everything You Need Software Website

Zoho is a complete office suite that gives you just about everything you could want in terms of office software, all available online through their website.  The service is comprehensive and reliable, and surprisingly inviting upon first look.  If you think it's going to be a simple word processor online, think again.  Word processing is just the beginning of what you can do with Zoho.

NightVision Video Camera: See in the Dark

Move over James Bond and special ops forces!   This video camera is so much more than your standard video cam.   A big hit at the recent 2009 CES in Las Vegas, this awesomely-cool high-tech camera is coming to a store near you.  Although this is a camera for the younger crowd,  my guess is that parents are going to have a blast with it too.

Vote Fact or Fake? Awaken To Cockroaches

Most people have a love-hate relationship with both bugs and waking up on time, with one company combining the two to hopefully inspire more love in their customers than hate.