Shelter from the storm is one of mankind’s basic needs and Patent# US 6948281 has come directly to the rescue with this different kind of Storm Shelter. Not only is this one large enough to hold an entire family, it is also capable of fitting beneath a mobile home. Read on for details, but check that water level.
Patent#US 6830152 or the Gum Disposal Pocket answers that age-old question of where to put that gum once you have finished with it. Read on even if you have found other places.
by Steve Levenstein
Valentine's Day in Japan has always been about girls giving to guys. Now candy makers are hoping to double their business with chocolate packaging printed in reverse.
by M Dee Dubroff
Mikhail Puchkov hails from St. Petersburg and he has the distinction of being the proud owner and creator of Russia’s smallest submarine. He built it himself and although it was once illegal to own a submarine, the vessel is now officially registered (albeit as a boat) with its own name and number. Read all about this most amazing man and his sub.
Patent# US 6838994 also known as the Adaptive Alarm System, is not an invention that will appeal to those of us who feel we are being watched by hidden eyes. It may, however, be just the thing for those wanna-be J. Edgar Hoover types who roam free among us. Read on, but look over your shoulder.
by John P. Barker
Money is hard to come by these days. It's a precious commodity. So why not give it the protection it deserves by nestling it snugly in a stainless steel wallet?
Patent#US 6745785 simply known as the Cane has the distinction of being an idea for an invention that addresses the needs of three segments of the population even if they all relate to one individual; namely the eldery, the handicapped and the alcoholic! Read on for more even if you don’t drink or walk funny.
by M Dee Dubroff
Art Lebedev, one of Russia’s most famous design studios, continues its creative tradition of modifying the most ordinary things and transforming them into…well, something else. Read on for details about their new television remote.
by M Dee Dubroff
In Chengdu, the capital city of China’s Sichuan Province, there stands a one-of-a kind museum. It is the very first of its kind to combine the China’s two most popular aspects; the game of mah-jong and tea culture. Read on for some fascinating details.
A new study has shown that high levels of the sex hormone oestradiol may lead to a woman having an affair.
Patent# US 6979284 also known in lazy circles as the Exercise Apparatus is the almost ideal equipment for the exerciser who hates to go to the gym (I need not point fingers. You know who you are.) It is actually quite the thing for someone a bit lazy because the process can take place in your own armchair! Read on, but don’t sweat it.
Patent# US 6824508 is also known as a Micro Robot. While that might sound harmless enough, this little guy is really brazen and travels up unsuspecting butts. This 2004 invention has its medical purposes, but there are those who might prefer to see it in action in the next horror flick about the homicidal robot that practices medicine without a license! Read on, but be careful where you sit!
New research has shown that women have nightmares more than men do, but men dream about sex more often than women.
by M Dee Dubroff
Russian ecologists and conservationists have expressed grave concern over a growing pastime among the Russian elite; namely poaching from helicopters. This disturbing practice was recently brought to light after a recent helicopter crash revealed carcasses of endangered argali sheep among the wreckage. Read on for more details on a most distressing subject.
Patent# US6769828 refers to the Chewable Toothbrush, a sort of throwback to that old expression about those who can, do and those who can’t, teach (chew in this case). When there is no brush available, one can chew and release, which is ultimately better than not brushing at all. Read on and remain dentally aware.
by Aditi Simlai Tiwari
I was shocked (pleasantly) by the degree of skill evident in the hair cuts of these men. I tried my best to find the creator, and it was then that a few doubts started creeping in.
by Jill Harness
While it’s widely believed Valentine’s Day was invented by the card companies, it actually was popularized by candy companies in the twenties. Surprisingly, our list of fantastic gifts for people you pretend to love has only a few sweet treats. We do have plenty of sour presents to offer though. Whatever the problem in your relationship, one of these gifts is sure to express your true feelings for your significant other.
Scientists say that obesity can be caught just like a common cold.
Patent# US 6789269 dates back to 2004 and concerns Pants With One or More Zippers on The Rear Thereof. For those among us who feel one zipper just doesn’t quite cut it for fashions that need “more cheek”, this may be just the thing. Others may never be convinced, no ifs and or butts about it. Read on and be amazed at the very least and whatever at the very most.
by Boomer Babe
A research team at Uppsala University in Sweden, has found that unfaithful females influence its size and speed....