Inventions

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Business Ideas

Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back

Instead, focus your efforts on protecting yourself with these seven strategies.

Living

Can't Sleep? This Coffee Should Do the Trick. (Yes, We Said Coffee.)

Talk about a strange bedtime brew -- java without the buzz.

Fundraising

Jibo, the Personal Robot Startup, Lands $25 Million in Funding

The Cambridge, Mass., Indiegogo darling is another major money step closer to making its 'friendly' family robot a reality.

Innovation

CocoJet: 3-D Printing and Hershey's Chocolate, Together at Last

Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three. 3D Systems' new Hershey's chocolate printer is really sweet.

Devices

This Shopping Cart of the Future Creepily Follows You Around Stores

Two engineering students in Israel have developed the ultimate shopping cart for the lazy shopper.

Science & Technology

Hold the Rocks: This Digital Stick Concept Chills Cocktails Without Ice

With this slim smart wand in your drink, you could totally chill on the ice.

Celebrity Entrepreneurs

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.

Innovation

What 3-D Printing Means for the Independent Inventor

While this technology was initially limited to R&D labs, now it's pervading almost every industry. A person with an idea can create a prototype of a product with greater ease.

Science & Technology

This Device Lets Wine Lovers Try a Sample Without Popping the Cork

Greg Lambrecht's invention is offering wine buffs a taste of what's to come.

Thought Leaders

How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business

The frustration of fastening the seat belts of three youngsters in the back seat inspired an invention. Now the kids are part of the business.

Fundraising

The 'Paper' Airplane to Rule Them All

Say hello to the slickest little high-tech eye in the sky.

Innovation

Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation

Creating the right mindset, understanding the reality of invention, double-checking your ego and developing a sense of timing will help you move from having a worthy thought to fulfilling its promise.

Marketing

4 Tips for Making Millions Quickly Marketing Through Infomercials

Though often lampooned, these long-form commercials are the original viral-marketing success story.

Science & Technology

A Watch That Shoots Lasers? Yes, Please.

It isn't as cool as sharks with lasers on their heads, but it's pretty close.

Marketing

Inventors Have a New Opportunity to Showcase Their Product on National TV

The immensely popular Today show has segment for new products but getting selected is about as challenging as creating that gadget you're selling.