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Inventor “Hooks” Idea With Foldaway Anchor

It was no doubt after a day’s struggle on the open water, after hauling in and maybe even tripping over a cumbersome anchor, that this little fish jumped right into Franco’s head, the idea for an anchor that was easy to store, compact and hassle-free.


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Wind Power Up High

Shepard describes the invention as half-windmill and half-kite.


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Miradry: Microwave Your Armpits

During one of the hottest summers in recorded history comes a new way to never let them see you sweat: Microwave your sweat glands.


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Drivable Pothole Patching Machine

The new pothole-filling machine, from Python Manufacturing, mends holes in just 30 to 60 seconds.


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Alcoholic Sandwich

Madcap chefs have created the world’s first alcoholic Sandwich.


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The Magic Tray Invention

A new invention could be a busy waiter’s dream come true, and may spell the end of dishes and cups crashing to the floor.


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Invention Transforms Babies Into Gym Weight

Any new mother will tell you that parenting is a workout, but a world-first baby sling designed in Australia takes the concept to a whole new level.


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The Smell of White

Neither pleasant nor foul-smelling, and in no way overwhelming: this is how researchers sum up the smell they are calling “olfactory white”.


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Entrepreneur Creates Spill-Resistant Martini Glasses

Thanks to James Bond and Sex and the City, the martini glass is a chic pop- culture symbol.


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Real Flying Bike Invention

A resurrected hover vehicle won’t fly through dense forests as effortlessly as the “Star Wars” speeder bikes from “Return of the Jedi,” but its intuitive controls could someday allow anyone to fly it without pilot training.