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by Must Love Gadgets
Some enjoy the nip in the air, others enjoy visiting with friends, the parties, the gifts.... I'll be honest. What I enjoy most about the holidays is the food - especially turkey! So I did flips when I found out there is a way to improve on my favorite cooking method, fried turkey. A rotisserie! Right, a rotisserie in a fryer! Whoa!
by Lady Bee
Dog theft has been on the rise for the last several years in the U.S, with an estimated 2 million dogs being stolen in 2012. But a company with the slogan, "You lock your bike, why not your beagle?" is promoting its new Safespot Locking Leash and Collar, so maybe there won't be more dog thefts than bike thefts!
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System and the 25th of the Sega Mega Drive. To celebrate the occasion, the folks at Topps Tiles have let their inner geek shine through. They've unleashed a whole host of awesome, retro-themed video game tile designs, ideal for bathroom or kitchen.
The history of the toilet is inextricably tied to the history of humanity itself. A basic function of survival, excreting is a body function that simultaneously relaxes and repels the voider. Through many years of employment, the toilet has evolved, but the purpose of it has remained the same.
by Arnold Carreiro
Check out the laser-cut art, puzzles, toys and other goodies made by the Laserist: An inventor, industrial designer and someone who’s all-around handy with a powerful laser beam!
by Michael McParland
A 'virtual coffee experience'. This is the aim being pursued by a team comprizing Le Laboratoire founder David Edwards and a group of contributors with areas of expertise ranging from coffee to design. Confused? I know I am. Can this confusion be clarified? Let's hope so. Say hello to the mind boggling OPHONE.
by Invention Ideas
If you are a professional hand-made carpet or rug maker, submit your best designs for the Carpet Design Awards 2014 for a chance to win international acclaim for your work, a fancy trophy and €2,500 in prize money!
by Kim Patterson
Having people over is fun, finding sticky rings and water damage marks on your furniture the next day is not. Fortunately, Umbra has come up with a clever way for you to enforce coaster use without seeming like an anal host.
by Laurie Kay Olson
Anyone who has ever used a shovel knows what a pain it can be. The strain of shoveling with a standard shovel can leave you with aching muscles in your arms, legs, neck, and back. Thanks to a Kickstarter campaign, one man, Stephen Walden, plans to change all of this with his Ergonomic Shovel. With just a few hours left on his campaign just enough has been pledged to make his dream a reality.
by Invention Ideas
The 2013 Porada Furniture Design Award is challenging creative inventors and designers from around the world to reimagine the concept of a wooden table for a chance to earn big bucks!