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Who Says Sneakers Can't Be Slippers? Nat-2 Two-in-One Shoes

You see the sneakers come with a zipper hidden behind the shoe which can be unzipped to transform your shoes into a pair of cool slippers.

Cloths Absorb Mercury from Broken Fluorescent Bulbs

Researchers at Brown University have been creating prototypes of mercury-absorbent cloths and packaging that would make it much easier and safer to clean up broken fluorescent bulbs.

Is Your Pet Camera Shy? Maybe He Needs Leba III

If I had my dog's teeth, I would definitely not want to smile for a camera or anything else. No, I'm not suggesting he needs braces, although there is such a thing as pet orthodontics. But he does have a lot of tartar, a big problem for dogs and cats and, as they get older, the tartar gets worse... and so does their breath!

Satellite Dish a Sight for Sore Eyes? Sqish it!

Is your satellite dish an eyesore? Let's face it, they ALL are, and due to their nature they have to be mounted in high visibility areas with clear sightlines. The solution? Sqish your dish!

New Cell Phone Jammers: To Jam or Not To Jam

Take a look at the new new cell phone jammer and decide how you would use it!


$300 Million to Inventor of More Efficient Car-Battery

In an effort to help Americans be less dependant on foreign oil John McCain has made a $300 million proposal. He announced his proposal recently at an event at the student union at California State University in Fresno. This $300 million proposal is to be rewarded to the inventor of a more efficient car-battery to power hybrid and electric vehicles.

USB Necktie 2, New & Improved Neckwear for Summer 2008

Last year's USB Necktie was a clever concept that somehow lost it's cool - ironic for a product that was designed to cool. A geek brainstorm at Japan's Thanko Rare Mono Shop has resulted in the USB Necktie Cooler 2... better as a cooler but is it cooler too?

When The Saddle Fits... It's "Revolutionary!"

Spark, a Dutch design and innovation company, has created what it calls a "revolutionary" horse saddle. Why revolutionary? The saddle, called Unite, can actually be fitted by the rider to the contours of the horse's back! So if the saddle fits....

ICON: The People's Plane

On June 12, ICON Aircraft, a privately held startup based in Los Angeles, bet that ultra light recreational aircraft will revolutionize private aviation and unveiled a sleek new plane named the A5

Explosives and Bombs: New Detection Devices for a Safer Future

The latest in bomb detection. New advanced technology that is both easy to use and effective.

Riding A Bike In Montreal Just Got Easier

Bikes included, the city of Montreal is about to get North America's first self-serve bike rental system.

New Invention Lets You Touch Your Speakers More Often

The latest product from Genius not only has a style that you can see, but one you can also touch.

Devotec Solar Charger Comes Through in a Pinch: Product Review

Solar-powered gadget chargers are becoming more popular as the sheer number of gadets we carry increases. I've been skeptical about their actual usefulness, would I actually use a solar-powered charger? Would it work as expected? Could it really charge the gadgets that I need it to? In the case of the Devotec Industries Solar Charger, the answer to all these questions is "yes."

New Yankee Stadium More Glamour Than Baseball

Instead of concentrating on a season where the team is at a disappointing third place in their division, the New York Yankees are focused on hard rock.

Advanced Hunting Knife May Be A Bit Too Much

Weaponry has always been advanced by technology. Insuring the safety of divers, hunters and campers is important, but the concept behind one new invention might take personal weaponry a bit too far.


If You Were A Chair, What Brilliant Gem Would You Be?

What's your favorite gem? Diamond? Amythyst? Topaz ? The line of Brilliant, by Robby e Francesca Cantarutti, has many brilliant gems ... in chair form!

 


Sher-wood Hockey Sticks Taking A Slapshot At Change

Despite being a popular hockey equipment brand, Sher-wood hockey sticks have now been bought by an investment company in Ontario, Canada.

Stroke Foam

Aneurysms, or the buildup in pressure of blood in one spot of a vein in the brain ,is a leading cause of strokes, with more than 30,000 cases being diagnosed every year, on average. Treatment of this condition has been limited, but a recent break though may change all that.

Oh Deer! Humane Trophy Puzzles From Cardboard Safari!

From a part of the country that can't wait for deer hunting season, Cardboard Safari, has introduced some clever and versatile deer head puzzles, antlers and all, that look remarkably like deer head trophies. No animals were killed on this safari; all trophies are made out of cardboard.

Married To Your Keyboard? Cool Number & Letter Scarves From The New Little Factory

What some people won't do for the love of numbers! If you're one of them, there's a micro suede, laser-cut Number Scarf at the Little Factory with your number on it.

Kool Boost Cigarettes Have a Ball with Menthol

Menthol cigarettes are loved by a fiercely loyal fan base, many of whom have fallen for Kool Boost. This Japanese smoke features a super-cool, squeezable menthol "powerball" in its filter which provides a blast of menthol flavor.

The Laser Surveillance Defeater by Shomer-Tech

With all of the spy gear available today no one is actually safe from being listened to, recorded and having their secrets invaded and rummaged through. Everything a person needs to breach by force another's confidentiality can be found online or in brick and mortar stores designed to break down all barriers between them and the hidden information that is waiting to be obtained.

Spot's Illustrated 2008 Dog Swimsuit Issue

We've been scoping out dog swimsuits and their models all spring and, finally, on the official first weekend of Summer, we're ready to announce the 10 winners of Inventor Spot's Illustrated 2008 Dog Swimsuit Contest! The top dog swimsuits are winners in 10 categories, including Best Itsy-Bitsy-Teeny- Weeny-Pink-Polka-Dot Dog Bikini, Geekiest Dog Jammers, Best Butt Dog Jammers, and If You've Got It, Flaunt It Dog Bikini. Come on in and see them....

 


Caviar Substitute 'Cavianne' Saves Cash, Calories, Fish

Cavianne may do for caviar what margarine has done for butter... become an artificial substitute that approaches the original in both looks and flavor. It could also do something for caviar's source, the Caspian Sturgeon - chiefly, help save it from extinction.

Scientists Photograph a Light Pulse

Researchers have taken a photograph of a light pulse that is just 2.5 femtoseconds (10-15 seconds) long - the shortest pulse ever to be imaged.

They didn't use a tiny camera, but rather another even shorter light pulse. The flash lasted just 80 attoseconds (10-18 seconds), making it the shortest light pulse ever generated.