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Invention Of The Week? MicFlip Is First Ever Reversible Micro USB Cable

A start-up company in New York City feels that today’s USB cables and plugs are not meeting the needs of millions of people who need them daily. And this is why WinnerGear has developed the MicFlip, which is the first ever reversible micro USB cable. The question is will the MicFlip fly on the market?

Serial Inventor Offers Tips & Discounts For InventorSpot Readers

Many inventors fantasize about becoming the next great serial inventor — where they can continuously sell one successful product idea after another. It’s the American dream to create something from nothing, have it resonate with the masses, and then sit back and watch the shekels coming rolling in. Roger Brown is one such inventor who has not only entered that rarefied stratosphere, but has also been reaping the benefits of his creativity for over two decades now.

TV Show’s Nationwide Casting Call For Inventors Of Outdoor Products Opens

Are you an adventurer, outdoor survivalist or weekend camper? On the many trips you've taken over the years, have you ever pondered over what products were missing and could add to your outdoor experience? Out of that group, how many of you have taken it one step further and actually invented a creative state of the art or off-the-wall outdoor product — that's ready to knock the winter woolies off the public once the world gets out?

Invention Of The Week? Sondors THIN Is A Light And Affordable Electronic Bike

It’s fast, thin, light, and affordable. Meet the Sondors THIN ebike, and it offers a ride that you have never experienced before, according to its team of inventors in Malibu, California.  So, where will these wheels take you?

New Smart Bulbs Play Music, Extend Wi-Fi, Fool Burglars And Work When Your Power's Out

Nowadays, light bulbs come in all shapes and sizes and deliver more than just light.

Quell, New Device Gives Chronic Pain Relief Without A Prescription

There’s a promising wearable device out called Quell that may provide relief to chronic pain sufferers.

Invention Of The Week? Robit Is A Robot That Gets Stuff Done

A team of inventors in Tel Aviv, Israel, have developed a new friendly robot for your home. Called Robit, this robot will soon be your new best friend and it will do so many cool things for you and your family. So, has the world of the Jetsons finally arrived?

E-Commerce Startup Offers 'Non-Toxic' Skin Care Products For Wellness Industry

People are re-examining what they put in them, on them and around them in an effort to be healthier and live longer. A new e-commerce site featuring bi-monthly home deliveries on non-toxic eco products is making it that much easier.

Invention Of The Week? SkyBell: A New WiFi Doorbell For The Smart Home

There is a new WiFi video doorbell that just hit the market and it should be a real hit among homeowners across North America. Called SkyBell, this is a video doorbell that lets you see, hear and speak with visitors at your front door from your smartphone. Sure there are all sorts of WiFi video doorbells on the market. But what makes SkyBell stand out from the rest?

Aircarbon Packaging To Reduce Oil-Based Plastics By 70 Percent

Aircarbon is a mixture of oxygen and carbon emissions that's being used now to replace oil in the production of everyday items made from plastic.