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Competitors Partner For Snowshoeing Go-To Guide

Two snowshoe rivals have teamed up for the greater good of the sport, creating a comprehensive website and community dedicated to the oft-overlooked winter sport.

Music-Infused Earmuffs Make a Great Gift or Stocking Stuffer

Keep your ears warm and full of tunes this holiday season.

Moose Knuckles Ski Doo Mitts: Like Uggs For Your Hands

The latest in loud, ugly (but warm) winter wear from our neighbors north.

The Solar Oven Restaurant Built From an Experiment and Need

Eating out is convenient and relaxing. Unfortunately, it is also expensive and often wasteful. However, a family restaurant in Villaseca town of Valle del Elqui, Chile may inspire the way restaurant cook their food in the future, via solar ovens.

Make Your Own Fun Gifts With A Bath Bomb Maker

If you are a bit of a bath bomb junkie you may want to invest in your own Bath Bomb Maker from Japan Trend Shop instead.  This fun gadget allows you to craft your own spherical bombs in a few easy steps. 

V.I.O. Action Cam Goes 1080p

Another camera that combines rugged, outdoor-specific build with full 1080p recording.

Clip Skins Revolutionize True Backcountry Skiing

A much easier way of climbing snowy, alpine routes, Clip Skins could prove to be the greatest skiing invention since skis themselves.

Green Pedaling: visCycle Exercise Cycle Powers Your Life

A new motivation for exercising: cutting your electricity bill while cutting your waist line.

Social Media Under Electronic Gag Order By The Good Wife & President Clinton

The power of a blogger's mobile input, the import of a Facebook status update and the ability of a tweet to report in real-time have been called 'off limits' by a judge and an ex-president this week. As perhaps, a sign of the times, there soon may be barriers as to where and when you can engage in user-generated content. In two separate cases this week, precedents might have been set as to just how social Internet users can be in public places.

BMR Face Offers An At Home Facelift

The war against aging continues...well, the one against looking old that is.  There seem to be a lot of at home anti-aging gadgets coming out lately.  One of the new home devices is the BMR Face. 

Poncho Tent Keeps You Dry While Walking Or Sleeping

Whether you want to keep moving or bunker down, the poncho tent will keep you dry.

Sprayology Relieves Dry Winter Skin From The Inside

Though the name sounds like one of those hydrating topical skin sprays, Sprayology Body Skin Tonic is actually quite different.  It is a homeopathic dry skin treatment meant to be sprayed under the tongue.  The ingredients have benefits ranging from relief of itching, redness, scaliness, dryness and capillary dilation. 

Marquette Skis: Skinless Backcountry Ascending

A innovative but irresponsible invention for the world of backcountry skiing.

Chums Turns Your iPod Nano Into a Wrist Watch

Turn your all new iPod Nano into a rugged sports watch with one inexpensive accessory.

Just In Time To Wrap Your Holiday Gifts, SUCK UK Develops Handy Tape Dispenser

What's wrong with re-purposing a tape measure dispenser as a sticky tape dispenser?  Nothing at all, the way SUCK UK sees it.  And it does seem like consumers will agree.

Lasofoxifene: Chemo PREVENTION For Breast Cancer?

Victor G. Vogel, MD, of the Geisinger Medical Center and an editor of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, called the reductions in breast cancer and stroke incidence "dramatic" and considered that, though more data about the long-term effects of lasofoxifene was needed, the drug just may be the "tipping point in breast cancer prevention."

 

Should I Manufacture or License My Invention?

I recently attended my local Inventors Association (Inventors Alliance in Northern California) and noticed that Inventors kept asking Andrew Krauss (President of Inventors Alliance) about the differences between Manufacturing and Licensing a product.  New Inventors were confused about what these terms meant and wanted to learn more about the factors to consider when deciding which way to go for their own product.  So I thought I'd take a minute to discuss both options as this comes up all of the time in my workshops and classes as well.


Woven Recycled Denim Charpai Cot One of Finalist in Recycled Denim Challenge

Remember the days when cutting an old worn pair of jeans could make shorts? Me too. I'm glad those days are over too, but I am also glad that there are creative people who can craft recycle jeans into anything from sturdy furniture to practical coasters. Some of them won The Ecouterre Recycled Denim Challenge.

Fat Foam Changes Home Hair Color Application

Fat Foam by Samy is a new type of home hair color product.  The product comes with what looks like a big drink cup.  You pour in the base solution and color powder, put the lid on and shake.  After 30 seconds of shaking you are left with a thick, rich foam that you apply with your gloved hands. 

Strollometer Helps New Moms Regain Their Pre-Pregnancy Shape

With all of the magazine covers featuring celebs who have given birth only weeks before and are now back in bikini shape, there is a lot of pressure on new moms to get back to their pre-pregnancy form.  However, if you have tried to get back your pre-bump bod and have not seen the results you were hoping for or cannot seem to keep yourself motivated then there is a new gadget that may help.