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Baseball Knuckles Under as Japan League Drafts Teen Girl Pitcher

A league of their own? Not in Japan at least, where 16-year-old female knuckleballer Eri Yoshida has just been drafted by a Japanese pro baseball team. The boys of summer - plus one girl - will take the field in April 2009.

New Thermometer Has a Mother’s Loving Touch

When I was little and had a cold, my mother would always take my temperature by putting a glass stick thermometer in my mouth. I never understood these, because not only did I have to close my mouth to get a reading on it, my nose was stuffed up so I couldn’t breathe out of that either! Well, now there is a simpler solution.

It's Cute, It's Little, and It Climbed the Grand Canyon!

In an unparalleled ad campaign, Panasonic's parent company-Matsushita Electric Industrial-put its Evolta batteries to the test by powering a five-ounce robot in an effort to climb the Grand Canyon.

Find Environmental Resources Through Green Map System

When you consider visiting or moving to a place, wouldn't it be great to know where the environmentally-friendly places are? The revolutionary Green Map System allows just that with its ecomaps.

Profit from Part-Time Pets: The Dog Leasing Market

Miss having the companionship of a furry friend, but don't have the life circumstances that allow you to have one of your own? Businesses like FLEXPETS and major hotel chains like Fairmont and the Ritz-Carlton have established a unique time sharing concept.


Sports Cars Compatible With Macs And PCs

Many of us had our hopes that one day we'd be able to buy a fast, sleek sports car, one that would make every guy, chick, and child's jaw drop. We'd be sooo cool.

Top 5 Weird Plushies To Squeeze And Love

If you're tired of the old teddy bear and even stuffed hippos aren't raising your pulse any more, you may not be over plushes, you might just need a change of speed. These five furry options might be just what what you, or a picky child in your life, might be looking for.

Drive Golfers Crazy With Radio Controlled Golf Ball

Want to torment your golf buddies? This remote controlled golf ball is sure to torment putters.

Broccoli May Help Lower Smoker’s Risk of Lung Cancer

Researchers have found that eating broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may reduce a smoker’s risk of developing lung cancer.

Security Mailbox - Mailbox That Protects Your Identity

Several years ago, Juan Pineda found himself waiting for his wife's paycheck. And waiting. And waiting.

Be Careful Where You Walk! Delicate Glass Art

Bernard Katz is an artist specializing in glass blowing and sculpture. He creates gorgeous sculptures from glass that will brighten up even the dreariest of rooms.

Scientists Develop 'Slurpee'-Like Mixture Designed to Save Lives

Scientists in Chicago have created a slurry that can be injected into the veins, arteries and lungs of critically ill patients.

General Motors Opens First Russian Plant in St. Petersburg

At a cost of 300 million dollars, the president of General Motors Europe, Carl Peter Forster, has opened the very first Russian plant in St. Petersburg. It features a flexible, modern design that can accommodate a variety of different models. Read on for some exciting details, which will include the building of the Opel Antara, the Chevrolet Captiva SUVs and, as of late 2009, the all-new Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan.

Nightlife for the Nine-to-Fivers

A growing business trend allows even those with strenuous careers and familial obligations to get into the nightlife scene, while still getting to bed at a reasonable hour.

Top Ten Geeky Gifts for Christmas

Do you have a special geek in your life? Someone who gets off on Google’s most current algorithm, who has memorized all the lines of the 716 episodes of Star Trek, and enjoys reading computer technical manuals on their days off? If so, then what do you gift these cerebral types when Christmas rolls around? Well, check out the Top Ten Geeky Gifts for Christmas 2008, and shop to your heart’s content! Yes, Einstein, there is a Santa Claus!

5 More Solar Lights for the 2008 Winter Holiday

Are you hooked on decorative solar lights yet? I hope so, but if not yet, below are a few more unique ones to consider for the holidays. Still don't forget about all the other ones available online. There are many solar string lights, multicolored and not and of course the ones I've written about in the past.

Site Announcement - November 17, 2008

InventorSpot.com is very excited to announce another addition to our writing team.

Dustin Brady is a reporter for a Cleveland, Ohio newspaper. His favorite part of writing for InventorSpot.com may very well be that he does not have to attend City Council meetings to get story ideas. He will be writing about inventor news and events. You can follow his blog here.

InventorSpot.com Team

Study Finds Television Viewers Are Unhappy

Do you run home after work everyday in order to catch your favorite shows on television? Would you rather sit at home watching the newest reality shows instead of going out? If so, a new study says that you may be unhappy.

Bite Counter Keeps Kids Chewing, Stops Mom from Nagging

"Chew your food!!"... How many times have busy kids heard that exasperated command from overly concerned mothers? Now the Kami Kami Sensor from Japan's Nitto Kagaku will keep kids biting their food - and Moms biting their tongues.

Energy Via Organic Wastes: Russia Develops Innovative Concept

Russian scientists have discovered that organic wastes can become a great energy source that is both renewable and ecologically friendly. The utilization of such a concept can do much for Russia and the rest of the world as well. Read on for some thoughts on this important issue.