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Live Blog and Show Recaps on American Inventor Show Starting This Wednesday

Starting with the first episode of American Inventor, I will be doing a live blog along with the show, providing my commentary and observations of this years competitors and their respective inventions. read more »

New Type of Interactive Paper Makes and Plays Sounds

No, there are no hidden wires here. It really is just the paper, along with a special conductive ink, that makes this paper listenable. read more »

Paper as Computer Monitor : LG Philips LCD e-paper


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For years, scientists and electronics companies have teased us with the idea of paper that works like a display screen. Once we perfect this tech, are we headed for a paperless society?

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AntWorks Ant Habitat : Product Review

AntWorksAntWorksI love to see modern variations of age-old ideas, so I was pretty excited to dive into my AntWorks "space-age habitat for ants" by Fascinations, available from Edmund Scientific. But the whole experience left me digging for more (pun intended).
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American Inventor - Season 2 Starts Tomorrow at 9 PM on ABC

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Well, it's here. Season Two of the American Inventor reality television show is starting tomorrow night, Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at 9 pm Eastern (and 8 pm Central time) on ABC. And just like last year, we're going to provide the best, most in depth coverage, provide a forum for commentary, and host live blogs about the show.

Inventor Creates Way to Build Houses with Pollution

Henry LiuHenry LiuA 70-year-old retired civil engineer has built a new kind of brick-stronger, cheaper, cleaner-out of a waste byproduct of coal plants called "fly ash." Henry Liu, the inventor, will be selling the bricks to manufacturers next year, so environmentalists will have a clean option to brick buildings. read more »

Site Announcements - June 5, 2007

We are pleased to announce a new Featured Blogger joining our site.

Amy Gifford is currently living and working in Michigan for a group of nonprofits. She enjoys traveling, working out and reading. Shw will be writing about inventive and innovative marketing, advertising, promotion, retail and business concepts for

We hope you enjoy her articles. Team read more »

Anti-Theft iPod Case Preserves Forbidden Fruit

The Elecom AVD-WLCA5G Anti-Theft iPod Case addresses a very important feature of Apple's revolutionary music storage & playing system - the ease by which they're stolen!
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CHI MACHINES ROCK! - Product Review And Why You Need One!

When you consider that 80 percent of chronic disease, including diabetes, asthma, allergies, headaches, arthritis, heart, lung, and digestive problems are linked to the spine, you or someone you know is likely to benefit from a machine that provides balance and increased circulation to the spine in ways that can't otherwise be obtained - whether it's for prevention of disease or alleviation of current symptoms of disease.

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PUR Flavored Water

Whenever you get thirsty, do you go for the plain water, or is it the Gatorade or soda you seek? Most people, if given the choice will take the liquid refreshment with the flavor. PUR has created a filter that adds the flavor right to your tap, but I wonder if we will lose our taste for ordinary water. read more »

LighTalk II LED Sequential Display Unit Amazes & De-Lights!

Not only can the LighTalk II LED Sequential Display Unit scan, store and display up to eight different images, it's unique Wireless Image Transfer function lets you send your designs to another LighTalk user!
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Most Prolific Commenter Contest

Several months ago, we had announced a contest at

We announced that we would give a fun invention from our Invention Gallery. to the registered user with the most comments posted in the forums and in the blogs from February 15 to March 15.

After announcing the prize, we just plain forgot about this contest until recently. read more »

Spain Invents New Ears For the Eyes

Want to learn about a new hearing solution?

Our guest blogger, Tamara Warta, lives with her husband in Sacramento where she works as a writer and a director of a Christian dance company. Her work can be seen in several publications and websites such as,, and She wanted to share international invention stories with the readers of

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Hydrogen-fueled Cars Enhanced with 13 Lucky Enzymes

Thirteen enzymes have been discovered-found in as diverse objects as plants, rabbits, bacteria, and yeast-which, when mixed together, could solve three major challenges on the road to a hydrogen economy. Ultimately, the chemistry experiment could enable a car to run for 300 miles for as little as $8. read more »

Creative Baking with Kids - Dino Puzzle Cookie Cutter







I got this cookie cutter emailed to me by a friend. Normally, I would say, "Big deal, another cookie cutter. " But it is a big deal because I've never seen a cookie cutter like this. The Dino Puzzle Cookie Cutter is a cut above the rest of the cookie cutters out there because it s also a puzzle. read more »

Fashion "Diamond" Ear Drops for iPods - It's A Bling Thing!

Fashion "Diamond" Ear Drops in Heart or Round shapes add luxurious good looks to your listening pleasure!
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iRobot Creat Challenge: Robot Building Invention Contest

Three innovative companies have teamed up to for a competition in innovation with their Robot Invention Contest called iRobot Creation Challenge. iRobot, Tom’s Hardware Guide and Instructables are jointly running the robot invention contest. read more »

Triple Action Solar Car Kit: Review

Triple Action Solar CarTriple Action Solar CarDesigned for children ages 10 and up, the Triple Action Solar Car from OWI is a great introduction not only to the principles of solar power, but also basic electronics, switches and gears.
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Go Green and Make Some Green...Dollars

Preserving the environment may have never been so lucrative. Global electronics distribution company, Premier Farnell Plc., created its first environmentally friendly competition. They are challenging electronics engineers, students, and hobbyists to roll up their sleeves and design an invention or innovation that will help the environment. read more »

Juicy Gossip! - Said Seth


Here's a bit of a shameless plug for a fellow friend's shameless website. Great for juicy gossip and funny stories. read more »