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Make Your Very Own Tupperware iPod Boombox

Along with being perfect for a Tupperware party, this iPod boombox is simple to construct and enjoy in the outdoors this summer.

Bees Battle Crows in the Skies Over Tokyo

Tokyo is plagued by crows. Not crowds (well, that's debatable) and definitely not cows, but crows. Noisy, aggressive flocks of crows have become such a huge problem that Tokyo city authorities have turned to nature in a desperate effort to combat the ravenous ravens – thousands of stinging bees!

How To Make Your Own LED Chess Set

Are you finding chess a bit too bland and uninteresting? One simple activity that doesn't take long might make you look at the nostalgic game from a brighter point of view.

BMW uses some Creative Advertising

Almost since the introduction of the automobile commercial, car companies have been using attractive women in hopes to increase sales. All these years later, not much has changed and BMW has given us a perfect example with a new ad for their certified pre-owned program.

Novelty Bavarian Lederhosen With Yodeling Frankfurter Controls: Hurry!

Novelty Bavarian yodeling trousers are sort of sweeping the country. Read about their odd claim as one of the most absurdly hysterical products ever created.

Weekend Reading: Fun in the Sun

Lazy days of summer may slow some down, but these InventorSpot writers find lots of fun in the sun.

Design For New Needle Based On Mosquito

A new needle has been designed by researchers that is based on the mosquito.

USB Cooler Mouse... It's The Cooler Mouse

The USB Cooler Mouse really blows... and I mean that in a good way. Well OK, I mean it literally – 5 buttons and an adjustable on-board fan make this multitasking mouse as cool as it gets!

How To Make A Tandem Twin Bicycle

Tired of riding a bicycle by yourself? This custom Tandem Twin Bicycle is simple to construct and will get your friends off the couch and outside.

Wood By The Slice: The Graypants Slice Chair

It's the Slice Chair. Once you see it, you will never forget it.

This Artist Loves His Toy Bricks - Amazing Lego Art

Brick Artist Nathan Sawaya creates amazing sculptures out of LEGO bricks.


Surge Protectors Just Got Circular

Surge protectors aren’t pretty. They can look extremely ugly with a lot of cords everywhere and are capable of tripping you if you’re not careful. But a company called Kreative Power hopes to change the look of these hideous electrical outcasts.

Study Shows Food Diary Can Double Weight Loss

Most of us have been on the diet roller coaster more than once in our lives. Diet pills, miracle exercise machines, fat diets; they are all part of our daily lives. While we're all looking for the quick weight loss diet solution to everything, the sad news is that there isn't one.

Hearthware’s Nu-Wave Infrared Oven: A New Kind of Air-Conditioner

Whoever heard of an infrared oven that keeps house cool? No one; that is, until now. Read more about this incredible kitchen appliance from Hearthware.

Compact Single Person’s Cooker: When Two is a Crowd

People who live alone and are too busy most of the time to plan healthy and/or gourmet meals will love this new compact cooker that does the job for them. Read on for more details.

Students Can Now Get Textbooks For Free

Textbooks are one of the most hated student expenses. But with the help from one publisher, they might not cost anything at all.

The Most Basic Phone For New Users

If you're new to mobile phones, Alcatel has the answer as their newest product is perfect for users who think Bluetooth is the name of a pirate.

Jailhouse Frocks are Japan's Latest Fashion Trend

A series of stark, black & white aprons and totes emblazoned with the Hakodate Juvenile Prison logo in both Japanese and English has proven so popular, inmates can't keep up with demand.

Applauding Bus Shelters - Innovative Marketing?

What better way to reward environmentally-friendly acts than with applause? That's what Western Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation achieved with its applauding bus shelter, created byMarketforce agency in Perth. Several shelters around Perth's Central Business District (CBD) were equipped with motion detectors that played recorded applause whenever someone stepped inside.

Don't Keep Your Favorite Clothes Closeted: Use Them As Lampshades!

It's the Clothes Hanger Lamp. Yes, you read it right. It’s a lamp that uses clothing as a lampshade. Designed by Hector Serrano for the prolific Dutch design house Droog, the Clothes Hanger Lamp leaves a laundry list of opportunities to create new looks.