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Le Edge Offers A New Way Of Exfoliating That Dry Winter Skin

Le Edge is a new exfoliation method.  Unlike most other home exfoliation methods, Le Edge does not require that you apply any product.  It looks like a type of razor and is used in much the same way. 

Unique Eco-friendly Winter Ornaments for 2010

There is just something so special about a finding a unique and eco-friendly ornament. They seem to be filled with love and it is easy to tell a lot of time and thought went into making them. Take a look at the festive and unique list of eco-friendly winter ornaments below.

Really... What's Better Than The Gift Of Better Health? The StressEraser®

Back in 'the day' a home medical device like a biofeedback machine was costly and complicated to operate. But not today.  In fact, there's one device that virtually every adult you know can benefit from: the portable biofeedback device called the StressEraser.

iPhone Battery Charger Idea Powered by Wind

A Dutch designer, Tjeerd Veenhoven has come up with a concept that may save all iPhone users some money on their electric bill. Instead of plugging in to constantly recharge Tjeerd has designed the iFan concept. It powers the iPhone by wind.

Impress The Family With Amazing Pancake Pen Creations

Until now it took some special talent to create shaped pancakes, but with the Pancake Pen things may be a lot easier.  The Pancake Pen by Tovolo allows you to mix and accurately dispense batter in one convenient container. 

Reisenthel® Mother Child Shopping Bag Makes It Easy For Your Toddler To Help

Toddlers love to help out.  While it sometimes makes tasks a little (or a lot) more challenging, it can be worth it to let them pitch in from time to time just to see the look of pride on their little faces.  The Reisenthel® Mother Child Shopping Bag was made for exactly this purpose....oh, and carrying your essentials, of course.  

Packaging Your Product For Major Retail Success

Packaging is essential to your success with Major Retailers.  Therefore, it is imperative that you spend more time and effort on packaging!  I've seen amazing product concepts not get realized by Major Retailers because of packaging. Truly, packaging can make or break a buyer's decision as to whether they buy your product or not.

The Solar Oven Restaurant Built From an Experiment and Need

Eating out is convenient and relaxing. Unfortunately, it is also expensive and often wasteful. However, a family restaurant in Villaseca town of Valle del Elqui, Chile may inspire the way restaurant cook their food in the future, via solar ovens.

Cricut Cake Makes You Look Like A Decorator Extraordinaire

If you know someone who loves cake decorating, or happen to be someone like this, you should check out the Cricut Cake.  This fancy shape cutter looks like a printer that you would use with your home computer.  Instead of printing designs though, it cuts them out.

Make Your Own Fun Gifts With A Bath Bomb Maker

If you are a bit of a bath bomb junkie you may want to invest in your own Bath Bomb Maker from Japan Trend Shop instead.  This fun gadget allows you to craft your own spherical bombs in a few easy steps. 

Unique, Inspiring and Sustainable Menorahs

For anyone out there looking for a green Menorah take a look at the list of eco-friendly Menorahs below. Some of the Menorahs are elegantly green. Other Menorahs use green technology to light up the candles. While some Menorahs on the list just remind us to use what we have and work with it. They're all inspiring.

BMR Face Offers An At Home Facelift

The war against aging continues...well, the one against looking old that is.  There seem to be a lot of at home anti-aging gadgets coming out lately.  One of the new home devices is the BMR Face. 

Breville Pie Maker Creates Perfect Mini Pies On Your Countertop

I hate to bake is pies.  That is not to say that I don’t like eating them, but making them is just a little too fussy for me.  Even if you manage to get that pie into the oven looking presentable, you sometimes open the door to find a leaky, sticky mess that in no way resembles what you initially put in there.  Enter the Breville Pie Maker. 

Should I Manufacture or License My Invention?

I recently attended my local Inventors Association (Inventors Alliance in Northern California) and noticed that Inventors kept asking Andrew Krauss (President of Inventors Alliance) about the differences between Manufacturing and Licensing a product.  New Inventors were confused about what these terms meant and wanted to learn more about the factors to consider when deciding which way to go for their own product.  So I thought I'd take a minute to discuss both options as this comes up all of the time in my workshops and classes as well.


Woven Recycled Denim Charpai Cot One of Finalist in Recycled Denim Challenge

Remember the days when cutting an old worn pair of jeans could make shorts? Me too. I'm glad those days are over too, but I am also glad that there are creative people who can craft recycle jeans into anything from sturdy furniture to practical coasters. Some of them won The Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge.

Fat Foam Changes Home Hair Color Application

Fat Foam by Samy is a new type of home hair color product.  The product comes with what looks like a big drink cup.  You pour in the base solution and color powder, put the lid on and shake.  After 30 seconds of shaking you are left with a thick, rich foam that you apply with your gloved hands. 

Pick Up A DQ Blizzard Maker And Skip The Drive Thru

I am an absolute ice cream addict.  Image my delight when I saw that there is now a Dairy Queen Blizzard Maker on the market.  Oh how I would have loved to have had one of these as a kid!     

5 Places To Enter Pics of Your Homemade Halloween Costumes For Super Sweet Treats

Here is your chance to show off your homemade innovations. If you made a homemade Halloween costume this year, submit pictures of the costumes in one of the homemade costume contests below. Then cross your fingers (legs and eyes too) that your creepy creation is the most creative and unique of the entries. Why? The prizes are sweeter than that candy you are about to trick or treat for.

Blest Machine Will Convert Your Plastic Into Your Oil

Blest, a Japanese company, presents a household machine that will turn your everyday plastic items into oil.  Saving you money and saving the planet from CO2 emissions, Ankinori Ito, CEO of Blest, developed a machine to educate and inspire people to take action.

2010 Trash To Treasure Competition Winners Are…

Last year, I wrote about the 2009 Design Squad Trash To Treasure Competition winner Max Wallack and his Home Dome design for homeless people. This year the Design Squad has announced the 2010 winners. The winners are Lilly, MaryAnn and Daniel. The best part is that Continuum is going to build their designs.