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Stay Warm This Winter With A Geothermal Heat Pump For Your Home

Geothermal heat pumps are a cost- and energy-efficient way to stay warm during the long, cold months of winter. They have been around since the late 1940s, but as the technology gets better and the prices continue to fall, they have recently become more popular for home use. Today, about 80,000 geothermal heat pumps are installed per year in the United States.  Here's how geothermal heat pumps work -- and how you can get one for your home.

Open Wide For the Kolibree Bluetooth Toothbrush

It seems like practically everything has Bluetooth capabilities these days, but there is one place the technology hasn’t hit yet- your mouth. That is, until now. Get ready; coming soon to a mouth near you is the Kolibree Bluetooth Toothbrush.

The UpBed™ Literally Gets You Out Of Bed In The Morning

Many of us have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning, but that may be more a reflection of our mental state than physical.  For those with conditions that physically limit their ability to get out of bed without assistance, whether due to arthritic conditions, balance issues, or injury, the new UpBed™ Ajustable Lift Bed can really make a big difference in their independence.

At Last, Someone Innovated The Elevator Control Panel

Elevators are important pieces in today's buildings, since they can move people or objects from one floor to another without effort and, most of the times, even quicker than by stairs. However, even though they were invented (as we know them) many decades ago, some of its components have not evolved that much - until now. Meet iCEP the Intelligent Connected Elevator Panel.

New Bolstered Furniture Covers For Pets Provide Protection AND Ergonomic Comfort

If you have furniture you want to protect, you can either train your pets not to jump on it or you can cover the special places your pet likes with a decorative blanket or a furniture cover specifically designed for pets, one that is easy to clean and has special padding for your pets comfort.  But the newest addition to these pet furniture pads is bolsters that make the pads more like pet beds.  These new features consider the need, desire, and tendency for dogs and cats to rest with their heads raised or 'bolstered.' 

 

Need This New Invention? Watering Can That Folds Flat For Storage

Marc R. of New York City submitted his idea for a folding watering can to Quirky.com earlier this year.  His was among the lucky few that the website chooses to take on and create as a product. For many people who live in tiny homes or apartments the space-saving qualities could make it a best-seller. The designers at Quirky have been working hard to make Marc's dream a reality.

Seven Gadgets That Practically Clean Your Home While You Play

Whether you live on your own or with your parents, or if your house is big or small, cleaning and maintenance are essential aspects to every home. From the seasonal cleaning to the light touch up, there is always something that needs to be cleaned. Luckily, technology is making our lives easier by creating some useful and interesting equipment that can practically clean your home for you. Here's some of the best:

16 Crazy Yet Awesome Alternate Christmas Trees

Christmas tree decorating – do you stick with a theme, let the kids do it, get creative with the tree itself? The options are endless. Here are some of most unique, awsome and a little crazy "trees" we’ve found this season.

Innovate Transporting Party Food, Win Great Kitchen Swag From Instructables Potluck Contest!

When bringing food to a party, you’re worried about it tipping over in the car, getting too cold, melting or otherwise morphing into a gross-looking glob before you get there. If you’re perfected transporting casseroles, pies and other snacks, enter the Potluck Contest to win some sweet swag!

Cleverest New Product Ideas - Winners Of Walmart’s Get On The Shelf Contest!

It’s been a long time coming, but Walmart finally picked a pair of their favorite new products as the grand prize winners for their “Get on the Shelf” contest. It won’t be too long before you’ll be able to pick up a set of SKRIBS Customizable Wristbands and the Elvis Presley Home Bedding Collection for yourself!