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Brilliant's Invention Idea of the Week - Gas-o-Haul


Gas-o-HaulI think it's important for a car to have a container handy to hold extra gasoline or water in case of emergencies. But, the storage containers traditionally available to hold gasoline are usually huge and bulky and practically take up half the space in the trunk, leaving little room for anything else. So, although having a container around is something people should do, very few people actually do because it's impracticable.
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Cooks Delight--Halogen Oven


The oven comes with an easy-to-do recipe book that would be a help for first time users.

The reviews of the product are mostly favorable.

The only requirement is a few trails before one gets it right. One needs to turn the food over during cooking to even out the process, inbuilt electronic signals help make the cooking process easy. read more »

Virtual Photo Frame


The Parrot Photo Viewer is a Bluetooth enabled device that lets a person share and display ones favorite moments by digitally sending them from a Bluetooth phone or computer to the Photo Viewer.

Wow.

The 7" wide Photo Viewer is programmed to display up to 262,144 shades of color for bright, contrasting photos with a resolution of 720x480 pixels.

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Lamp In A Bulb


The lamp is in chrome and brushed aluminum finish and is encased in a clear crystal globe.

The design of the globe is what sets this lamp apart. The globe is shaped like a bulb! Now where have you seen that?

A lamp inside a bulb.

Cool is the first word that came to my mind. read more »

Have More Fun in the Bathroom


Having been through potty training twice already, I came across the Potty Bench with mild amusement. This potty bench looks hip with its cool colors and sleek design. Not only does it boast “two enclosed side storage spaces for organizing potty training supplies, and a pull-out drawer for easy sanitary clean-up," but it also has a "built-in toilet paper holder and a removable soft deflector shield." Close the lid and it becomes a stool that supports up to 300 pounds.
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Oh! For Pearly White Teeth


And so, the search for perfect pearly whites continues. But this time the answer lies not in a dentist's chair, but in a new gizmo.

The Ionic Teeth Whitener uses a special blue LED light to whiten teeth!

After the initial shock of trying to visualize a LED in my mouth, I started learning more about the contraption. read more »

Shoes Stored in Wheels

The Shoe Wheel holds up to 30 pairs of shoes from slinky stilettos to well worn sneakers. It is easy to store shoes into the expandable slots which are protected by elastic bands. The shoes won't run off anywhere. And it makes for easy storage and easier retrieval when you need to run.

How To Burp The Best


Every so often I see a parenting scenario that I remember to tuck in my feeble mother memory bank. These situations end up usually as parenting lessons for me – ones that I must remember to do, or ones that I really need to remember NOT to do.
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Help Opening Locks



The Solar Keyhole Light is solar powered as the name suggests.

Small and compact it can be used to light up key holes, door handles or entrances.

No more fumbling in the dark, no dropping all the shopping, no putting down the baby while trying to open the door. read more »

JumpSnap, the Jump Rope Without a Rope


Exercise whether it be: yoga, walking, running, aerobics or even martial arts, has always been a big part of my life. I've always found some way to stay fit, but at about every 2 years or so I hit a rut. I get distracted, perhaps bored, and I allow myself to allow work and my kids to keep me too busy to make the time to exercise.

It's been six months worth of distractions this time and very little exercise has been a part of my routine, except for the occasional sun salutation in my living room at night. In six months I feel like my body and mind have aged five years and not in a healthy kind of way. So now, I'm desperate and looking for ANYTHING to get me motivated and back in shape again, on a consistent basis. read more »