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Double Duty: Is It A Picnic Table Or A Bench?

A garden bench is a wonderful accent for any garden or yard to set off that shady spot where you love to sit and enjoy a summer day. Then again, a picnic table is great for those weekend gatherings of family and friends. The problem is that you either don't have the money or the space to accommodate both. With the Merry Garden Interchangeable Picnic Table and Garden Bench you can have both in the same piece of furniture.

Be A Barbecue Tool Guy With a BBQ Tool Belt

Making sure that those coals are just right or the flame just so hot before you start to grill is serious business. You also have to have all the right tools for the job. Really? You can't just toss the burgers on the grill and hope for the best? Okay, I get it, it's a guy thing. For all those tool guys out there who take their summer holiday barbecuing as a mission from God, this tool belt is just the thing to help answer the call.

RentAGoat.com: When Business Innovation Meets Low Tech

Using the internet to develop and market an innovative idea doesn’t need to be a hairy experience, but this green landscaping company is the exception to that rule! Let’s take a closer look at RentAGoat.com’s innovative business:

Color Your Own Wallpaper

Coloring is not just a fun activity for kids. Many of those of us who grew up coloring still find it a relaxing past time that reduces stress. Coloring books for adults are getting more and more common. Now you can blend you coloring activities with one of those things your mother would never let you do -- drawing on the walls. Burgerplex offers a couple of different designs of wallpaper just for coloring.

The Boil Buoy Lets You Know When The Heat Is On

For busy people it is easy to get distracted while having something on the stove. To make sure you know when your water is boiling Quirky.com is bringing out the Boil Buoy. This dandy little gadget rings when your pot is boiling so that you won't miss your tea or burn your soup.

Can Robots Care for Humans?

A look at new work that is being done by workers at the Carnegie Mellon Universityin hopes of helping older people to live at home longer and better, with the help of robots. The bot currently in development, but not in production, is designed to help clean up and bring objects. It won't replace humans, but it could help add to their efforts. 

Thanko's USB Neck Cooler Clamps Down On Summer Heat

The bad news is, Thanko's new USB Neck Cooler makes you look like a sci-fi mecha robot's grabbed you by the throat. The good news is, you'll feel a lot less hot under the collar this summer if you're wearing one.

Propose A C02-Reducing Product Or Invention, Win € 500,000 In The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge!

If you’ve got an invention that reduces greenhouse gas emissions, pitch your idea to the judges at The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge for a chance to receive € 500,000 to develop your business plans.

Give It A Rest: Bamboo Kitchen Utensils

People who live in small apartments and mobile homes don't always have a lot of room for little extras -- sometimes not even a spoon rest. Even when you do have room for a spoon rest, they can get pretty messy. The answer can be found in these great Give It A Rest utensils. Each one comes with a built in spoon rest.

Sit On One Of These Feral Futons By Máximo Riera, IF YOU DARE!

When people tell you that the wheel doesn’t need to be redesigned, lean back in your biologically accurate rhinoceros throne and scold them for thinking inside the box.