ABC's American Inventor - Episode 5 Season 2 Live Blog and Show Recap

American Inventor Show Recap

Welcome back to the blog after a rerun week of ABC's American Inventor. Tonight we are back live and, after rousing rounds in Los Angelese, San Francisco, New York and Chicago, we continue tonight's search for the next greatest invention in Houston, Texas and Tampa, Florida. read more »

"Wind Turbines To The Rescue!" Says Seth


After watching the Live Earth concert this past weekend I've been inspired to jump on the going green bandwagon.  This morning I was even more aware of how much water I used as I got ready for work.  Continuing my eco-friendly habits, I decided to feature in today's blog the new V90-3MW wind turbines by Vestas that promise to make a huge difference in the energy crisis if the world populationg actually realizes its value.  Not only that, but the website is really cool, too! read more »

The 7 Luckiest Casinos in The World

With the upcoming Saturday of 7-7-07, those of us with the gambling bug are taking note and hoping to hit a jackpot (of any kind, really). I wish I had the time to scoot off to Vegas or Monaco or even Atlantic City for some card-slinging action, but, for now I'll have to settle with my own compiled list of the 7 Best Casinos in which to get lucky. They range from the sexy to the extravagant, but they are all great places to up your chances of winning big. read more »

"Game Time: Can You Get the Glass?" Asks Seth

This is probably a game I shouldn't have found, but, alas, web-surfing led me to it. Those advertising geniuses over at,uh, the Milk company have come up with a spiffy online game that is loads of fun and oddly addicting. It may seem simple, but don't be deceived, it requires a little skill to get the glass. read more »

Republication of Live Blog and Recap of ABC's American Inventor: Episode 201

Since American Inventor is not showing a new episode during the July 4th holidays, and showing instead a repeat of Episode 201, we are republishing our live blog and episode recap of Episode 201 from earlier this season. read more »

"Cool Blogs Go Down Like a Good Cup of Coffee:" Says Seth

Being that I maintain one of the, ahem, coolest blogs on the net, I'm always looking for other cool blogs out there that give me a run for my money. Occassionally I will find a blog out there--like Dark Roasted Blend--that provides entertaining quippy web niblets that keep me scrolling through pages and pages of past posts (seriously, what is up with me and alliteration lately?).

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ABC's American Inventor - Episode 4 Season 2 Live Blog and Show Recap

American Inventor Show Recap

Tonight on ABC's American Inventor we gather around the TV to see the final contestants from Chicago and New York. Last week's hopefuls were as varied as the cities they come from, even though those that made it through certainly weren't the cream of the crop. Hopefully The Big Apple and Windy City are saving the best for last and tonight we will see someone who actually has a shot of winning the whole shebang. read more »

"I've Got My Friend in My Pocket" Says Seth

Ever find yourself missing your friend or a loved one? Well now carry them around in your pocket with a personalized doll from Tiny Pocket People! These little dolls are perfect tiny huggable versions of you or friends! read more »

Espionage 101: Tracer Spy Tool

We all have fantasies of being James Bond. Here's a little help getting started. The Spy Tool by Tracer is a great beginners' kit to starting your career of international espionage.
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ABC's American Inventor - Episode 3 Season 2 Live Blog and Show Recap


Welcome back for Episode 3 of ABC's second season of American Inventor! We are right in the thick of the preliminary rounds, seeing some great--and not so great--inventions out there. Last week we got our San Francisco and L.A. winners (Greg Chavez and Ricky DeRennaux), and this week we continue with open calls in Chicago and New York. I'm hoping to see some good stuff tonight from the Northern crowd--a healthy mix of cool and crazy. So let's get started... read more »

Bringing Cube World To Life

cwcwRemember sea monkeys? Of course you do. Who could forget breeding your own aquatic world only to watch them rapidly perish due to your neglect pet keeping. Anyway, forget the antiquated notion of real live organisms and resign yourself to the idea of your own electronic play friends. Cube World, from Radicagames , is the latest desktop doodad to keep the child-like part of your brain occupied when you should be doing those expense reports.
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Breathing Earth = Reality Check : Says Seth

Ya know how you always hear people talking about someone being born or dying every some-odd seconds? Well actually visualizes that "statistic" right on their web-page. I'm still a bit baffled as to how they accomplish such a worldly feat, but it's still cool (and a little eerie) that something happening on such a massive scale can be captured through the magic of theInternet. read more »

ABC's American Inventor - Episode 2 Season 2 Live Blog and Show Recap

Hi everyone and welcome back for Episode #2 of ABC's American Inventor. As we saw last week, there is quite the spread of wanna-be-inventors this season. Tonight auditions in Los Angeles and San Francisco continue, and I've got an equal amount of hope for some terrible inventions and some great ones. Ya gotta love the bad ones simply for their entertainment value, right? read more »

"Wow, The Internet is Old!": Said Seth

Surely since the Internet's comprehensive conception way back in 1996 (over a decade, yikes!) you've had the sudden need to find some random website from years past. But, the only problem is that website doesn't exist anymore and you desperately need to show your friends whatever it was that was so funny it made you blow milk out of your nose. Fear not, Internet Archive is here for ya. read more »

Live Blog and Recap of ABC's American Inventor: Episode 201 (Season 2 Episode 1)

Welcome all to my first live progressive blog for ABC's reality show American Inventor. We here at Inventor Spot are glad to see last year's fans back, and hopefully we'll get some fresh viewers as well. read more »

"Organ Regeneration's a Snap!" Said Seth

As I made one of my many daily visits to the NY Times homepage, I found this article by Nicholas Wade about organ regeneration. To say this discovery of being able to regrow cells is big would be an understatement, so I'm doing my best to make sure the public is aware of such a medical advancement that could, and likely will change the face of medical science. read more »

Seth Says: Pics, pics and more pics!

Need a picture of say, I don't know, an ostrich? or an old lady? or a Vincent van Gogh print? Whatever your visual query, you'll likely find it in the database of 1.3 million images at . Boasting the largest collection of images on the web, you can find exactly what you want when you want it. read more »

Seth Says: Freaky Fishes!

Here's a great article from The New York Times about new discoveries in the underwater world. As the pictures show, it's pretty intense what they've found down there. It certainly makes me wonder what other undiscoved marvels abound in our vast ocean. read more »

Seth Says: Thank You TV Gods!

To the couch potatoes, to the weekend wasters, to the procrastinators, to the boob tubers, to all the TV junkies out there...this is the site of all sites. Read on... read more »

Seth Says: It's OK to Play With Your Food!

I found this little website gem this morning. I've done my best to try and devise a purpose, or even something productive from the site, but am still a little lost—and I'm OK with that. Diet Riot is the brainchild of Philipp Zurmoehle (note slightly pretentious spelling of first name), and it consists of little more than food fighting animations. And I don't mean the kind of food fights we had in junior high cafeterias; I mean literally, food that fights. read more »