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High-Power Laser May Search for Earth-like Planets

A new laser that is 100 to 1000 times more powerful than typical high-speed lasers could help researchers look for Earth-like planets located billions of miles away.


Insects and Old Wristwatches Make a Beautiful Couple

No bugs about it! Mike Libby is an artist that creates works of art using insects and antique watch parts.

Vye Mini-v S41... Very Little Laptop with Very Big Features

Want to make a MacBook Air owner jealous? Just plunk the new Vye Mini-v S41 laptop on your, er, laptop. Then open the Super Multi DVD Drive and listen for the audible gasp...

A Sticky Problem Solved With "Clean Gum"

In the UK, where they take clean seriously, there are Gummy Bins randomly placed around city streets to encourage folks to recycle their chewing gum. That's one solution to a very sticky problem. But another solution has been in the works in the Kingdom, the invention of Clean Gum that doesn't stick to anything ... not even your hair!

Make Perfect Ice Cubes With A $1300 Ice Cube Mold

In Japan, the perfection of the cocktail is akin to France's obsession with perfecting the souffle. The skilled and creative bartenders in the Ginza area of Tokyo compete like crazies to perfect their mixed drinks, and everything from the material of the cocktail shaker to the style of the shake is in play. Now, from Taisin Trend Shop, comes an ice mold that makes the perfect sphere for your cocktail.

From Holy Water to Firewood - The History of the Vending Machine

Recently, a resident of Lacombe, Alberta was honoured with an award for his invention: a vending machine that dispenses firewood. James West, who sells firewood seasonally, invented this machine so that campers won't have to rely on wood lot hours. West's creation is another innovation in the history of vending machines, which have dispensed treats such as candy, coffee, toys - even holy water.

ZensTech ZTc-10 Wristwatch Cell Phone

Dislike the idea or fit of a standard bluetooth handsfree ear piece? Or do you simply like to make a statement? Then consider the ZTc-10 Wristwatch Cellular Phone for all your handsfree needs!

Site Announcements - May 8, 2008

We are pleased to announce another writer is joining the InventorSpot.com team.

Lily Chaos is a freelance writer and editor who loves her Internet connection a little too much. She especially enjoys websites that provide engaging and interactive multimedia experiences. She hopes to entertain and enlighten readers of InventorSpot.com with news of cool, innovative websites and media forms. You can read her blog here .

We hope you enjoy her blog.

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For Cats Who Just Won't Let You Work: The Kitt-In Box®

If your cat lays across your keyboard or in front of your computer screen, unfazed by the fact that you are working, gosh darn it!, then you will agree about the coolness of the Kitt-In Box, a perch specifically designed for the desk cat.

Wear Your Dearly Departed Pet as a Diamond Ring

It's the ultimate Pet Rock. A Japanese company specializing in crafting memorials to passed-on pets can transform your faithful furry friend into a true jewel of denial - a glittering diamond ring or pendant.

Europe Honors Its Best: European Inventor of the Year Awards For 2008

The 2008 European Inventors of the Year were awarded yesterday in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Even if you don't recognize the names of the inventors, you will certainly know their inventions and the contributions those inventions have made to the world during the last 10 to 15 years.

Solar Powered Outdoor Workspace

Believe it or not, many people love their jobs, but it's the location of where they must do their job that can make the job unpleasant. Cubicles, claustrophobic offices, dark libraries, rooms with no windows and dull lighting, next to dried up plants, or surrounded by stale air can drive the sanest worker insane. A little daylight, fresh air, and greenery would do wonders to a workers mentality and perhaps even increase work productivity. What if there was a way to combine work, fresh air and sunshine?

Babies Live the High Life with Unique Nursery Designs

Typical retailers just not cutting it when it comes to your baby items search? Check out Bratt Décor, home to all things flashy and obnoxious, for a perfectly pampered start to childhood.


Handsfree Bluetooth Flying Saucer Device

Why settle for the typical bluetooth handsfree device for your cell phone? Instead, make a statement with the Handsfree Bluetooth Flying Saucer!

Solar Powered Plane Lands Once Every Five Years?

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), part of the U.S. Department of Defense will see to the development of an aircraft that will need to land but once every five years. Yes, only once every 5 years! The project is called Project Vulture!

Driving for Pregnant Women Becomes Safer

Becoming a first time mother is full of new experiences and worries, starting from the moment you discover you’ve conceived. Everyday activities such as driving can become worrisome, especially when you find that everything from your favorite jeans to your seatbelt no longer fit the way they used to!


Bizarre Breast Puddings From Japan

From the "Only In Japan" file comes Sweet Breast Pudding - twin rounded mounds of jiggling, milk-flavored pudding topped with a cherry. Even stranger (if that's possible), this sweet snack features "models" from various Japanese cities like Tokyo, Osaka and Yokohama. Collect the whole set!

Hold Me, Hug Me, Touch Me... The HeartBeans Coffee Grinder

You are not, by far, the only one who can't survive without your morning coffee. But is your love of that bring-me-into-the-world-of- the-living cup of coffee strong enough to power a coffee grinder with your heart?

6 Revolving Door Ads to Get Your Head Spinning

These days when you hear the term "revolving door" linked with advertising, you're apt to think of the recent trend where bright young ad execs join a firm only to leave within the year for greener pastures (translated "more money"). However, in the past year, revolving doors and advertising means...ads on revolving doors. Here's some interesting ads from recent campaigns:

Coffin Couches Take Resting to New Levels

Next time you want to take a load off, how about stretching out on a casket that has been converted into a couch?