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Today's funeral practices are not environmentally friendly. Between clearing land out to make burial sites, green house gases due to cremation, trees cut down to make caskets and embalming fluid which contains chemicals like formaldehyde, methanol, ethanol and other solvents, death is not as natural as it should be. Funerals are detrimental to the land, water and air. The good news is that green funeral options continue to grow in popularity. Below are some innovative burial alternatives to choose from. read more »
According to Lasse Klein, the creator of the Alien Abduction Lamp, Elvis is still alive. Apparently he's living comfortably on Mars. Not only that, but he's got an endless supply of hamburgers read more »
Dodge is bringing back the Challenger, Pontiac has the GTO and Ford redesigned the Mustang to look more like the 60's Shelby's. Could it now be Chrysler's turn?
Every little boy dreams of becoming the next Formula-1 race car driver. Tearing over the pavement at speeds over 200 miles per hour....what a rush. Sadly, only a select few will ever get to experience that kind of adrenaline rush. But with the help of Caparo Vehicle Technologies, anyone can own their own Formula-1 race car, straight from the factory.
Singapore has geared up for the ultimate in personal entertainment with WOWtv, a personalized media experience through streaming broadband channels. read more »
Ah, the paperclip. Surely, its top-ranking position in the world of office fasteners is unrivaled - only the unattractive staple could possibly compete... read more »
NEC is set to launch the fastest vector supercomputer in the World. This is not just another desktop computer, as it stands as tall as the average person and performs about 3 times faster than the next fastest computer. All this powerful computing comes at a price. Wait till you see how much money you would need to fork over to buy this computer; or at least how much it will cost to rent this supercomputer monthly. You'll be blown away!
In the competitive world market for Barbie-like dolls a new contender has emerged. Salma, from the word ‘peace' in Arabic, is a new Barbie inspired doll that promotes positive Islamic values. The new doll, created by Sukmawati Suryaman, an Indonesian businesswomen, is the latest competition to Mattel's Barbie doll in the Muslim world. read more »
Here's my pick for the cool ad campaign of the week.
Halloween is a great opportunity to let loose our inner mischief makers, terrorizing children and amusing adults with seasonal props. It's also a wonderful time to bedeck your abode with festive embellishments and have fun... read more »
In honor of Dutch Design Week I'd like to highlight some of the fresh ideas coming our way from northern Europe, with a special emphasis on those designers who work to make what is traditionally considered unattractive -- like the cords of lamps, for example-- into an integral feature of the design... read more »
They may be American, but inventors Jeff Stuebing and Eric Miramon know that all good ideas enjoy a warm reception in Asia. read more »
Honda has been known to come up with some interesting (and sometimes slightly odd) ideas. But this time, they have definitely thought inside the box....
Is it possible to have a device which is a music player, video player, FM radio, photo viewer, voice recorder, a flashlight, and at the same time runs without the need of a battery charger? read more »
With so many articles on our site, I wanted to find a way to highlight some of what I think are the best articles on the site and the most popular last week in case readers missed them.
Here are my Editor's Picks for the Best of InventorSpot.com for the week starting October 21, 2007: read more »
The world's largest advertisement debuted in Dubai today. Sorouh Real Estate is paying UK based company, Ad-Air, an undisclosed amount of money for a 215,278 square foot (20,000 sq m) advertisement that can be seen by outgoing and incoming passengers at Dubai International Airport. read more »
In celebration of Halloween I have found some innovative last minute fashionable Halloween costumes for those of you still in need of a costume. The best part about it is that you can make these yourself with regular household items. read more »
Even with the measures in place today, a majority of stolen cars never see their original owners. However with a little help from the sky, GM plans to change that.
Don’t know Korean? Well you better learn if you hope to talk shop with inventors. read more »
Have you ever had an iPod, cell phone, iMac, digital camera, or other expensive electronic device stolen from you? Many people have, and most of these people never see that device again. Ken Westin, CEO of www.gadgettrak.com, is sick and tired of thieves getting away with these stolen goods free and clear. He recently started the company in Portland, Oregon to help track these electronic stolen goods so that they return to the rightful owners. read more »