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'PHIRO' Teaching Kids The Basics Of Robotics And Coding

Robotics and coding are the future. What is coding? Find out about it here and about the toy that can give your kids a head start in the field while providing hours of educational entertainment in the meantime.

14-Year-Old Inventor Creates Braille Printer From Legos At The Age Of 12

What were you doing at 12? Find out how many young movers and shakers are making a difference in society today with innovative new inventions like a DIY Braille printer made from ordinary toys and other low-cost materials.

Honda's Limited Edition HT3 Driving Shoes Put The Rubber To The Road

Honda reached for the sky with the innovative HondaJet but now the Japanese automaker has taken a step back with the down-to-earth Honda HT3 Driving Shoe.

Rise And Shine To The Smell Of Your Sensorwake Alarm Clock With 6 Different Scents

How would you like to be coaxed awake each and every morning by the gentle persuasion of your favorite smells? A new product design that appeared at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is about to make that dream a reality. With six different aromas to choose from, which one would you like to wake up to?

Scuba Diving Without Tanks? New ‘Artificial Gills’ Concept Design Raising Questions

Imagine swimming for up to 45 minutes underwater without having to come up for air with no bulky air tanks strapped to your back. A new device by Triton claims to allow you to do just that. Find out what scientists are saying about the legitimacy of the claim right here.

Invention Of The Week? Oombrella Is A Smart And Connected Umbrella

We all know that it sure can be a drag when it rains. But a new start-up company in Paris, France, will now help turn the rain into something fun for everyone. Wezzoo has developed Oombrella, which is a smart connected umbrella that actually lets you know when it’s going to rain and sends you notifications to your smartphone so you will never leave it behind.

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?

10 Iconic Designs From Ron Arad's "Restless" London Retrospective

.... Arad is afraid of nothing; no medium, no size, no notion that is unconventional.  He experiments.  He plays... and you get to relive his pleasure through his work.  Restless is a 30-year retrospective of Arad's greatness... and he is still young.

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?

LG Unveils Modular G5 Smartphone Ahead Of Mobile World Congress

The highly anticipated modular G5 smartphone has just been unveiled by LG ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

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.

Invention Of The Week? Turn Any Bulb Into A Smart Light With Emberlight

Now there is an easy and secure way to control your lights while at home or from across town. You see, a team of inventors in San Francisco, California, have developed Emberlight which turns any bulb in your home into a smart light. So, is this new technology affordable? And will it really be a hit among homeowners?

Invention Of The Week? Turn Any Bulb Into A Smart Light With Emberlight

Now there is an easy and secure way to control your lights while at home or from across town. You see, a team of inventors in San Francisco, California, have developed Emberlight which turns any bulb in your home into a smart light. So, is this new technology affordable? And will it really be a hit among homeowners?

Record Calls And In-Person Conversations With JIC

There is new technology out on the market that will greatly aid journalists, secret agents and office workers who want to bust  the bullies. Called JIC (Just In Case), this is the world’s first iPhone case that will let you record calls and conversations. While JIC is now on the market, the big question is this: how will certain US states deal with its citizens using this new technology?

REtape is the Removable, Resealable And Reusable Tape You Can Use Again And Again

Ever wish you had a tape that was worth more than one application? Well, someone has finally come out with a product that allows you to apply it and then reposition it and then use it again and again.

PathoChip: Detects Pathogens For Those At High Risk For Infection

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have created a new test that can potentially aid those with compromised immune systems by quickly identifying dangerous and illusive pathogens. Read on for more on this amazing new test.


Single-Use 'Toilet Bags' From Sweden Sanitize Human Waste

A group in Sweden has come up with a product known as PeePoo, a disposable yet recyclable one-usage bag for human waste.

TAPP Is A Smart Fingerprint Padlock

The days of forgetting your combination code or keys are officially over, according to a team of inventors in Toronto, Canada. Pishon Lab has unveiled TAPP (also called Tapplock), which they claim is the world’s first padlock that allows user to unlock their valuables using their unique fingerprint. So, will this new technology be a hit on the market? And when you are getting one?

Tsūvian From Tsū Social Network Throws Hat In Ring For Presidential Race (Updated)

A 'write-in candidate is a contender in an election whose name does not appear on the ballot, but for whom U.S. voters have the right to vote for nonetheless. To do so, all they need to do is write in his or her name on a ballot. While these type of candidates rarely win, they often attract sizable followings from groups or organizations they are affiliated with.

Seawater Greenhouse Turns Saltwater Into Fresh Drinking Water With Added Bonus

The lack of fresh, potable water in many areas of the world is increasing at an alarming rate. A U.K. business has the solution.