Top Tips For Inventors

Currently working on that next ‘great’ project? Inventors Digest has a few tips to help you get off on the right foot. 1.) Have your invention evaluated by a non-biased professional – even if your mom’s in the business, go to someone else. 2.) Read all you can about new-product development. Go to your local […]

Top Tips For Inventors Read More »

Nots!: Snackable Sunflower Seeds

Minnesota Public Radio News: Rob Fuglie’s brainstorm began with the swinging of a hammer to smash sunflower seeds on his kitchen counter. His young son is allergic to nuts and so, tired of munching plain old sunflower seeds, Fuglie endeavored to create something more crunchy and tasty. “My wife and I missed peanuts in our

Nots!: Snackable Sunflower Seeds Read More »

All-In-One Less Lethal Weapon

Wired: Joel Braun came up with a less-lethal mashup that stuns, shoots, blinds and sprays its targets. Braun’s system, described in a patent approved last month by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, is called the “Non-Lethal Weapon Mount With Modular Weapon Components.” It combines four of the most common less-lethal weapons technologies: stun guns,

All-In-One Less Lethal Weapon Read More »

Inventor Drinks To Success

The News Star: It’s called EX5. The “5” refers to the drink’s five benefits — quicker recovery, less sodium, lower calories, more electrolytes and less sugar, says inventor Brian Brothers of Covington. Brothers said he got the idea while watching sporting events on television. So starting with the idea of improving sports drinks, he spent

Inventor Drinks To Success Read More »

The £100k Corkscrew

Metro: Mr Higgs, who describes his work as ‘being similar to Heath Robinson drawings’, spent four years building the prototype which has been branded a ‘fabulous talking point’. He said he was inspired by items in his grandfather’s workshop as a child and had spent most of his life creating wacky inventions. ‘The majority of

The £100k Corkscrew Read More »

Entrepreneur Makes Sleep Pay

BusinessWeek: The result is the SleepTracker, a watch-like monitor and alarm that users wear on their wrists to record their sleep patterns and awaken them at an optimal time within the window they have chosen. The alarm goes off when the lightest sleep stage is reached during that window, reducing early morning grogginess. The monitor

Entrepreneur Makes Sleep Pay Read More »