Have you read about the dress made from wine yet? Yes, wine! read more »
Sometimes you are tired at work (or wherever) and need something of a pick-me-up to go along with that cup of coffee. You think to yourself "I know, I'll jolt my brain with a stimulating game of Collapse or Typer Shark." But sometimes you want the exact opposite, something that will keep your brain active, but on a subdued level. I recently found a website that caters to just such a mood. read more »
Want to find out what the islamic world has invented?
This BBC presentation, presented in a video on YouTube, goes through some of the inventions from the islamic world. Find out more about the golden age of Islamic Discovery:
The video is about an hour long. Enjoy!
A TV tuner card that weighs 5 gm, measures 2.16x1.32x0.32 inches. How cool is that?
The ELSA Telebit costs only US $110, has an in-built as well as external antenna, uses very little power...in short has a lot going for it.
But readers in the US will have to just read and be happy, as the TV tuner card is for use in Japan only.
Life is unfair...at times. read more »
Little duck swimming about in the water.
So what if the water is in a tub?
The duck looks cute and is more than a decorative item.
You see it is also a fully waterproof radio and thermometer. Easy to use, safe, handy and pretty, the Duck Radio will bring many hours of music to listeners of all ages.
Steiff, a German company, has created the world's most expensive teddy bear. The £43,000 ($85,000) bear has fur made of real gold, and eyes made with sapphires and diamonds.
The new bear has a mouth made of solid gold, fur made from gold thread and eyes with pupils of sapphire and irises made from 20 tiny diamonds.
In celebration of its 125th anniversary, Steiff only produced 125 of the golden Jubilee Bears. You can identify a Steiff bear by the button on its ear.
The Advertising Council joined with USPTO and the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation (NIHFF) launched a national, multimedia Public Service Advertising (PSA) campaign to engage a new generation of children in innovation. read more »
The Hipper -50 is a beautiful new gadget to help you celebrate your Easter with the right note. The Musical Note! This fashion gadget is an iPod speaker. Simply plug in your MP3 player and watch it light up and change colors to the beat of your favorite music. read more »
For all the couch geeks out there- if you still don't know how to juggle eight remote controls at a time I have a very simple solution for you. A sleek and sophisticated Kameleon 8-in-1 Remote Control!
This amazingly sleek and sophisticated gadget is a universal unit that can operate up to EIGHT entertainment appliances at once. read more »
Are your curious about what the auditions for American Inventor reality television show are really like?
An Average Inventor posted the following in the forums discussing the Chicago auditions for American Inventor. The discussion thread for our forums on the auditions are at
I thought is was a particularly good post and wanted to share it witth those interested in reading about the inner workings of a reality television show in general and the American Inventor television show in particular.
Here's An Average Inventor's posting from this forum discussion:
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During the spring, kids and adults alike are outside enjoying the weather. Whether it be playing catch, playing with your little league baseball team, or working out, most people in the United States are outside enjoying the spring and summer months. Since people are outside, and not inside playing video games, sales in the video ndustry dip during these months. As a result, many game companies hold their games from being released during this time of the year. Each year, however, a handful of game companies take a chance by releasing a game during the spring, and these are the big titles that came out this month read more »
You know you have that X Factor, the stuff American Idols are made of, but the question is how do you find that out without being laughed at by the entire nation?Well! Here comes the super duper iKaraoke to your rescue!
The iKaraoke for iPods lets you sing along with your favorite tunes without the mockery and laughter. read more »
This diamond studded cricket ball will be presented to the Best Indian and Best International players at the 2007 Cricket World Cup tournament which is currently being played in the West Indies. The diamond cricket ball was created by Gitanjali Gems Limited. Each diamond ball is studded with 5,728 pieces of diamonds with a worth of approximately $68,500.
Is your next great idea all dressed up with nowhere to go? Business plan in hand but no money in your pocket to get it off the ground? Now imagine the opposite problem...tons of money in hand but no one to turn your idea into reality. Ahhhh...the problems of a venture capitalist. Business 2.0 magazine is helping to bridge the gap between startups and investors by presenting 20 real-life ideas that venture capitalists are just itching to fund...to the tune of $100 million. read more »
Don't worry folks. At that price, you get the entire pie... not just a slice. Whew! That was a close one. Because there are eight slices to a pie and an $8,000 pizza would just be excessive. Don't you think?
The world's most expensive pizza was made by Nino’s Bellissima Pizza. The 12-inch pizza is topped with creme fraiche, chives, eight ounces of four different kinds of Petrossian caviar, four ounces of thinly sliced Maine lobster tail, salmon roe, and a little bit of wasabi to complement all the fish. read more »
THIS IS SPARTA! If those three words haven't echoed through your family room over the last few weeks, you haven't been watching much TV. "300" is tops at the box office, with the highest March opening for a film ever. And while the movie itself, with its hyper-stylized violence and groteque baddies, may not be your cup of tea, within the movie is a message about being true to your vision and values, and not letting those be corrupted, no matter how great the reward...an important lesson for small business owners and entrepreneurs looking for their big break. So strap on that leather loincloth and grab your shield. In this latest installment of "What I Learned From..." we're going to Thermopylae. read more »
According to the Associated Press , George Foreman will be a Judge on `American Inventor'. The "boxing great, ordained minister and grilling guru George Foreman just added another job to his resume: reality-TV judge. "
Foreman will be joined by former NBA executive Pat Croce, British businessman Peter Jones and undergarments entrepreneur Sara Blakely, creator of Spanx. The show's new host is Nick Smith. read more »