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Peanut-Shaped Prayer Cushion: Great Idea?

Patent# US 6810541 also known as the Peanut-Shaped Prayer Cushion may or may not have been divinely inspired but it is without doubt, very silly. In addition, it has also been invented before, which makes it even sillier, albeit the addition of a knee cushion makes it different than others of its ilk. Read on and pray, but for other things.

Golden Dragon Holdings Distribute HOT Chinese Energy Drink

According to at least one classic Hollywood flick, some may like it hot, even though Marilyn, Jack and Tony were all referring to jazz music in that statement. HOT today refers to a new energy drink, which is about to break loose in the Asian market place. Read on, but first… eat your vegetables.

Russian Answer to Poor Blood Donations: Synthetic Alternatives

While some progress has been made in Russia's blood transfusion services, experts say that the number of available blood donors is still way insufficient. Enter Perftoran, a synthetic blood substitute that has been around for more than a decade. (Count Dracula, read on if you are able, as this may help you and your kind out too!)

The Business of Toilets: Laughable or Innovative?

No matter your level of maturity, you might not be able to resist giggling at the word "toilet"; a residual effect of childhood. But to many companies, toilets aren't funny; they're serious business that determines their future revenue and growth success. These businesses prove that it's possible to stifle the giggles, and make toilets into innovative organizations and products.


Neck Wrap/Brace Organizer: Great Idea?

The Neck Wrap/Brace Organizer for Holding Items and Belt Article Holder for Same (whew!) also known as Patent# US 6929164 addresses the issue of organization with a baptism by fire type of idea. There’s no question that being organized saves time, space and aggravation in our lives, but this silly patent has gone more than one step too far. Read on and draw a line somewhere in the sand…if you can find a pencil, that is.

Pearl River Delta Becomes China’s New Technological Innovation Lab

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has announced that the Pearl River Delta which, is an export-oriented region severely hit by the recent financial crisis, will transform itself and become a significant technological innovation center for the Asia-Pacific region of the world by the year 2020. Read all about the amazing plans for reform.

Dead People Bring Heat to Crematorium

To those of you who like to begin the New Year thinking gloomy thoughts, here is an eco-gloomy issue/question to think about. Is it okay for a Crematorium to use the smoke from cremated bodies to save on their heating bill? What if in doing so they also help clean the environment?

Medical Tutorial That Bleeds As You Go: Great Idea?

In keeping with those all too life-like dolls that wet and cry for mama to change them, Patent# US 6863536, also known as the Endoscopic Tutorial System with a Bleeding Complication, is like a horror movie that simulates blood and guts at the expense of the viewer. Read on, but keep your distance, as there is a new and very crazy sort-of doctor in town.

Laser Safe Affords Kids Freedom to Store Treasures

When it comes to privacy, kids get the short end of the stick.  This little toy allows kids a "safe" place to store their valuables (you know... things like rocks, stickers, action figures, etc.)--all with a cool whiz-bang-neato security system.

Recycled Computer Key Cell Phone Charms from Japan

There are few things modern workers & players look at more than their computer keyboards. These cool key charms strike a note of comfortable familiarity while keeping techno-waste out of our landfills - one key at a time. 

Luxurious Yet Economic Flat Rate Taxi Service To Launch By Taximobil

No one likes to ride the bus, but we do it because it's convenient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly. Now, an improved service has been introduced to the transportation industry that combines the benefits of public transportation with the comforts of a standard taxi service. Taximobil will be launching a flat rate taxi service that will escort people on their intercity travel for one affordable fee.


Slings That Explain Your Accident For You

Growing up, I was an accident-prone child and therefore broke many bones. At first it was kind of cool telling everyone my story, but after awhile it got old. For those of you that also get sick of explaining your accidents, there may now be the perfect product for you.

Combination Handcuff Key and Writing Instrument: Great Idea?

Patent#US 6880369 also known as the Combination Handcuff Key and Writing Instrument dates back to 2005 and may be just the thing for law enforcement and security personnel. To others, however, it remains a very silly patent. Read on but….watch out for those cuffs.

Human Hamster Ball Makes Walking on Water a Reality... Sort of

 Want to walk on water?  Well, with a little practice... maybe more like a LOT of practice... The Inflatable Water Ball may let you do just that!

 

 

 


8-Wheels Plus 8 Motors Equals 1 Fast Hybrid

Not too long ago, we showed you the Covini CW6, the six-wheeled supercar with a top speed upwards of 180mph. For many, six wheels were more than enough to keep them occupied. For some reason though, someone out there wanted more. Enter the all electric 8-wheeled Eliica.