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 »
The Gotta Go Briefcase for the Exec always on the run. At last, a briefcase you actually are supposed to take a dump in.
So all your neighbors are buying High Definition TVs, or maybe you just bought one yourself. But are you actually watching it in hi-def? A recent survey reveals that half of the houses with HDTVs aren't actually watching HD signals, and half of those people don't even know it! With any emerging technology comes opportunities for enterprising minds, and our latest new idea is filling the growing gap in the world of HD entertainment. read more »
Reading from the About My Planet online green news, I came across a strange and funny picture of a person dressed in a Selk Bag. A Selk Bag is a wearable sleeping bag. read more »
The Gamila Company has created a Tea Stick that promises to bring back the lost joys of tea drinking. Connoisseurs of tea will love this innovative new product. A slim, sleek stainless steel tube with perforations along its body, it is the ultimate infuser for tea enthusiasts. read more »
The Tinchilla Instant Can Cooler works with most 350 ml cans and gets them to ice cold from room temperature in under a minute.
All it requires are two AA batteries and as I mentioned a handful of ice.
The Tinchilla Instant Can Cooler works 240 times faster than a conventional fridge. read more »
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Kavita Mathur, our Guest Blogger, is a public relations professional in the field of Education with a passion for communicating. Taking a much deserved break from her career to bring up her two children, she has gone back to her first love-writing - in her free time. She wanted to share her love for cool gadgets with the readers of AmericanInventorSpot.com.
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* * * * * read more »The O'hEocha Audiophile's Speakers with its futuristic design seems to be definitely inspired by the sci-fi movies. They remind me of three-legged aliens. They are eye-catching to look at but how do they sound?
Looking for a better approach to organizing remote controls, Ipods, cell phones and more?
Whether a hardcore audiophile or casual TV watcher, somehow, we still end up with way more remotes and portable handheld devices than we can handle. Inevitably, that many devices can only result in many valuable hours wasted searching for the lost and misplaced... but not if the Remote Wrangler has anything to do with it.
What if there was a way to build a relationship between a plant and its owner and help turn the owner's "death thumb" into a green one? read more »
In the past few weeks, I have created a whole series of articles on different types of Wacky Products, but I have to say that this one is my favorites.
Here is what I think are 13 of the Wackiest Products for Your Kitchen to Help Keep You Cooking, with choice quotes from vendors selling these products: