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Easy Feet Is Never Too Tired To Give A Foot Massage

The Easy Feet device looks like a sandal, but with suction cups on the bottom and bristles on the inside.  The idea behind the product is that once it is suctioned to the bottom of the tub a person can thoroughly wash his/her feet without having to lean over and risk slipping.

Twist 'N Sparkle Adds Some Fun To Plain Old Water

Water and other non-carbonated drinks just don’t seem very exciting.  No wonder so many people are addicted to drinking soda.  With the Twist ‘n Sparkle system you can easily turn most non-carbonated drinks into fizzy ones.

The Ultimate DIY Inventor Success Story!

Since founding her company, Sara Blakely has donated more than $10 million dollars, employs 100+ people, has been on Oprah, was featured in a reality show with Sir Richard Branson, and met former President Nelson Mandela!

How did Sara Blakely reach such success? The story goes like this…


DIY Pantone Chip Cookies By Designer Kim Neill

Designer Kim Neill is quite familiar with Pantone color chips.  She uses them daily in her design work, and when she needs to communicate with many of her clients about color, she just references the 'book,' aka the Pantone color book.  What genius came to her when she decided to make Pantone chip cookies for client gifts!

Bike Plow: Greener And Cleaner Snow Clearing

A compromise between a shovel and an all-out motorized snow plow, the bike plow may be just the thing for your snowy (but not too snowy) neck of the woods.

NuFACE Offers Firming Micro-Current Treatments At Home

Micro-current sessions are quite popular among anti-aging spa skin treatments.  Maybe with a NuFACE device we could all start looking like we just got back from the spa.  NuFACE offers micro-current facial toning in the privacy of your own home.   

GIMME SHELTER Architects’ Eco-Challenge To Help Our Furry Friends

Do cats deserve eco-friendly homes too? Herb'n Maid and SPACE Architecture & Design thinks so and are hosting an eco-challenge called Gimme Shelter to help city cats. To win contestants have to build an eco-friendly pet home.

Breville Milk Cafe Perfectly Froths Your Cappuccino

If you are a coffee lover there is nothing quite like waking up with a hot cup of your favorite brew or kicking back with friends while enjoying a specialty java drink.   The allure of coffee seems to be partly about the drink itself and partly about the experience.  The Breville Milk Cafe reportedly heats and whips milk to just the right consistency for your beverage of choice.

When You Just Can't Get Enough Pressure: The DIY Plunger Seat

If you've ever just not had enough arm strength to plunge the junk out of your toilet, you may just need a little more body weight to do the job...

Melange Palettes Allow You To Create And Re-Invent Your Signature Scent

Finicky fragrance enthusiasts have a chance at finding their signature scent in Melange Solid Perfume Palettes.  These solid perfume collections come in sets of four fragrances, each centered around one of five specific notes.  You can choose from citrus, green, amber, floral and fruit palettes.  Each solid can be worn on its own or blended with any other in the same collection. 

Bringing Your Inventions to Market in 2011!

Today I'd like to discuss the topic of Taking Action and bringing your inventions to market in 2011! I have been in contact with many inventors over the last year and it has been a wonderful experience.  However, I've noticed patterns in that many of you start moving toward your goals of bringing your inventions to market, and then somehow get stuck along the way.

Professor Recycles Rainwater and Sunlight To Bring More Color To Our Lives

It seems the New Year will be filled with an array of colors, recycled rainwater and solar power thanks to Michael Jones McKean's, professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University. Why? Michael has created a machine that can make man-made rainbows recycling natural resources.

Repurposing Gives Literal Meaning To Library Information Desk

Hello.  Welcome to the Delft University of Technology Library. I am the Information Desk and I am full of it.  How can I help you?

Christmas Light Jewelry Is Recycled And Trendy

DIY jewelry from recycled objects is becoming a growing trend for people who enjoy all things eco-chic. The latest idea is one that is fitting to the season, and also allows you to maintain a bit of the holiday spirit year-round.

Give the Gift of Green: 5 Eco-Friendly Wrapping Tips

This year don't just give green gifts, but wrap them green, too.  From purchasing specialty, eco-friendly paper to using what you already have in your home, wrapping with the environment in mind is easier and more festive than you may think.

Introducing Café Colon, the Canned Coffee Enema

Good news, everyone! Café Colon is a canned weight loss solution designed to bring your lower GI tract back to optimum health. You don't even have to like drinking coffee to enjoy the benefits... because you DON'T drink it.

PomegranateArt Easily Extracts Those Tasty Seeds

The only problem with pomegranates is getting those stubborn little seeds out of their protective casing without completely ruining your clothes and temporarily staining your skin.  PomegranateART is designed to quickly and cleanly remove the seeds from the pomegranate.

The Sharpie Dotifier - DIY Robots FTW

Sometimes, you've just got to build yourself a robot arm that draws pictures by dotting them on paper with a Sharpie, and that's exactly what Chris over at PyroElectro projects did. Enjoy!

DIY Invention: Pedal Powered Snowplow

Kevin Blake's self-made, pedal-powered snowplow is both effective and environmentally friendly.  Taking some of the strain out of shoveling snow, the pedal-powered snowplow uses an old riding lawnmower, a plow V-blade, and old bicycle parts.  The apparatus is 100% free of emissions and composed of mostly reused items.

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.