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Fiskar's Push & Print Stamp Factory Wins 2008 Best Innovation Award

Paper crafters and scrapbookers rejoice! Fiskars is coming out with a cleaner, crisper, time-saving method to do your stamping. Fiskar's new patent pending device is called the Push and Print Stamp Factory and it just won Best Of Class for Scrapbooking and Paper Crafting Innovation from the Craft and Hobby Association. Find out how it works...

One Skeleton That's Taped To The Bone

Even though it’s not a DIY, this weird invention from artist Brian Detmer is truly a magnificent creation that might leave a few people in awe.


How To Build A Boat Out Of American Items

Some people show their patriotism in an ordinary way, like dressing up as Abe Lincoln for Halloween or buying as much fireworks as they can for Fourth of July. But this isn’t the case for one particular father and son.

How To Make Your Own LED Chess Set

Are you finding chess a bit too bland and uninteresting? One simple activity that doesn't take long might make you look at the nostalgic game from a brighter point of view.

Sony Looks To Burn The Competition

With Sony’s latest product, burning DVD’s can be a more enjoyable experience that won’t have you researching help files on your computer.

Pittsburgh Invention Firm Davidson & Associates Settles With Feds For $10.7 Million

We just received this interesting piece of news. Good news for the everyday inventor!:

Pittsburgh Invention Firm Settles With Feds For $10.7 Million Davison & Associates Was Sued By FTC -- 3:08 pm EDT July 14, 2008

Fleeing From Originality

One new concept for a digital camera is looking soar into the air, literally.

Shopping Robots Crawl the Mall So You Don't Have To

Imagine having your very own shopping robot who crawls the mall while you relax at home? Even better, you remotely control your robot shopper's movements and see through its electric “eyes”. You can also stop imagining... robo-shopper is (almost) here!

The Tennis Invention That's Causing A Racquet

Sweaty palms got you down? One company has devised a plan to keeping your hands cool and your tennis game hotter than ever.

The Robot That Could Teach You A Few Dance Moves

Manufacturers located on the other side of the globe have been known for their incredible inventions, but not one of them can be groovier than this.

Sliced Bread, Move Over: Contest for Next Best Thing

Yesterday marked the 80th anniversary of sliced bread. In honor of this momentous occasion, Times Online and News.com.au have launched a contest to find the best thing since sliced bread. Read on for details.

Info Leaked About Creative's Answer To The iPhone

Leaked documents from the company’s UK website has revealed that Creative’s new music device might just peel away the hype surrounding Apple’s iPhone.

Bird Flu Antibodies Made in Quantity from Ostrich Eggs

A Kyoto University professor has found a way to create huge quantities of protective avian influenza (bird flu) antibodies using nature's largest egg, that of the ostrich.

Some New Things You Wanted to Know About Planes : Weekend Reading

Happy Fourth of July!

Want to learn about the latest inventions, innovations and interesting ideas relating to airplanes?For this long weekend, I thought it'd be fun to highlight some of the great innovations happening with planes.


Two Great Speakers Take The Competition Outside

When the sun’s shining and the birds are singing, there’s no excuse not to take the family gathering or jamboree with friends outside. However, if you’re only musically inclined indoors, then there’s a good chance you might need a pair of speakers for the great wide open space in your backyard.

10 Strange Guitars That Make You Want To Be A Rock Star

The following are a list of guitars that have taken a giant step over the line of simplicity.


Great Invention Idea? Fork Timer

Are you a fast eater? Are you done with what’s on your plate before anyone else even starts eating? Don’t worry; there is a simple solution for you.

How Camping Is Losing Its Old Ways: New Inventions in Camping

This time of year is perfect for camping trips, but activity is being shadowed by new inventions that are taking the adventure right out of it.

Great Invention Idea? A Birthday Cake Candle Extinguisher

If you don't want to blow out your birthday cake candles, don't fear the Birthday Cake Candle Extinguisher (Patent Number 3150831) is here. Although I don't know why you wouldn't want to blow out your candles - it's the greatest thing ever.

Great Invention Idea? Bird Trap and Cat Feeder

Disturbing yet practical, the Bird Trap and Cat Feeder makes feeding your cat simple at the expense of all the birds that like to fly around your yard.