New Invention Ideas

I love solving problems and the more innovative the solution the better. Whether it is something to help a difficult medical condition, a way to help with the issues associated with aging, or a way to extend or enhance the use of electronics (along with many other things), I am on the trail.

So what will science, technology, and creativity be bringing out next? I'll be on the lookout for the new, the innovative, and the cutting-edge. If you are looking for smart products that solve everyday problems, stay tuned to this blog and I'll keep you updated.

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Want Grilling To Be Even More Of A "Guy Thing?" Use Lava!

The one part of cooking that most, if not all, men believe falls under the male purview it is grilling. It is a form of cooking that is heavy on equipment and shiny tools. If there is one way to make this activity even manlier it would be to use more power -- as in volcanic power. As a part of Syracuse University's Lava Project two guys decided to put the power of molten rock to the test -- with some steaks, salmon, and hot dogs.

Want A New Way To Ingest Coffee? How About Coffee Balls?

Every summer comes the fair season and with it comes the battle for the most memorable food that can be eaten off a stick or with your fingers. This year the top contender appears to be Deep-Fried Coffee Balls. It is a simple idea that has coffee lovers drooling and lining up for a taste. The product first showed up earlier this month at the San Diego Fair.

Want Help Coming Up With Better Insults? Consult An Insult Generator

There are just times in your life when you want better and more colorful insults than the usual expletives. There are times when you can't stand your kids calling each other Buffalo Breath and Pizza Face one more time. What are you to do? Well, The Insultinator is your answer with three categories of words that can add up to more than 54,000 insults. Enough for a lifetime.

Want More Sophistication In Your Ice Cream? Have A Gin And Tonic

Ice cream makers are always on the lookout for new flavors to entice the public. In England this year, it is Gin and Tonic ice cream that is creating a buzz. Well-known gin maker Sipsmith and British ice cream maker Jude have teamed up to create a specialty ice cream that they hope will please an over-heated public this summer. But "freezing" alcohol is a tricky business.

Top Ten Star Wars Items For Your Kitchen

If you are a Star Wars fan then you can really let your geek flag fly with a wide variety of items to dress up your kitchen in style. From tongs to toasters and cutting boards to cookie jars you can support your choice of the Empire or the Rebel Alliance. May the Fourth be with You!


Want Something New In A Banana? Well, Stuff It!

For the most part the same old banana is just the same old banana -- that is unless you choose to stuff it. But how does one stuff a banana? It is hardly like filling a cannoli, which is hollow. Enter the DestapaBanana, a gadget that allows you to fill the popular fruit with whatever you can think of -- either solid or liquid. While most people are going to think first of a banana filled with chocolate syrup or chocolate pudding, but there is so much more out there to experiment with!

Want To Taste Spring With Your Burger? Get Sakura Fries

McDonald's has been celebrating spring in Japan with Sakura Fries. Sakura is Japanese for the cherry blossom and said blossom is the iconic symbol of the season for the island nation. The burger giant is offering small packets of "sakura" seasoning to their patrons so they can add it to their fries if they so choose. It is the perfect thing for people who love to try unusual flavors.

Want To Really Go Through A Laundry Cycle? Get A Bike

Anyone who has ever done laundry knows that there is a lot of cycling going on with a washing machine -- the wash cycle, the rinse cycle, and a couple of spin cycles. So it seems only natural that inventors and designers would take this to the next level and create a bicycle that does the laundry while you exercise. The latest design to enter this strange competition is actually a stationary bicycle and not a refitted street bicycle.

Want A New Taste In A Quick Energy Snack? How About Pizza?

Clif Bars are a great way to keep your energy up while out hiking, biking, or rafting. One of the problems with their products (and those produced by other companies) is that the flavors have always been on the sweet side of the scale. Finally they are venturing into the savory and salty side with their new Pizza Margherita Flavor Energy Food. Woo-hoo!

Want To Clean Your Mattress? Start Vacuuming

If there is one thing in every home that people often don't think of cleaning it is the mattresses. They are said to gain weight over their lifetimes because of the dirt, dust, and dead skin that accumulates inside. It can be difficult to try to vacuum with the cleaner you use on the rest of the house. That is why Dyson has come up with the Dyson V6 Mattress Vacuum.