January 2005 Articles
Invented by: Kathryn D. P.
Kathy P. wants you to stop clipping coupons. Kathy, an elementary school teacher, says she has a better way for consumers to save money. She calls it the “Home Value Card and Scanner.” “It’s a way for people to save money before going to the store,” Kathy said.
Invented by: Edward T. B.
Anyone who has ever packed a picnic, planned a barbecue or spent a day at the beach knows how hard it is to keep food separated from certain outside elements – dirt, bark, bugs, sand and more. Coming to the rescue of outdoor enthusiasts everywhere, Edward B. has, after a couple of years of considering the problem, come to a solution. His invention, called the “Sliding Server,” was designed to keep food free and clear of any unpleasant contamination.
Invented by: Tim T.
Tim T. says that he was tired of his fishing tools constantly being tripped on or scattered everywhere because of a rocking boat or rough waters. “If you have a fish on the line, you have to run and get pliers and you just don’t want all that at your feet,” Tim said.
Invented by: Floyd M.
Like many of today’s inventors, Floyd M. ran into a problem. And since there was no simple – yet permanent – solution, Floyd decided to come up with a way to permanently solve the problem himself.
Invented by: Kenneth H.
Vehicle upgrades and customization are extremely popular these days, particularly with teenage and young adult drivers. Parts and accessories that improve a car’s performance, enhance its appearance or add new features are highly coveted. However, not everyone can afford these luxuries.
Invented by: Renee Mc P.
Renee M. has invented a bed seat to provide comfort and support for those who are bed-ridden and can’t easily get to sit up in a nearby chair. It’s called a “Use a Bed Seat.” She has a website and Invention Technologies, Inc. is promoting her new product, which she has patented in Washington, D.C.
Invented by: Charlene T.
A local woman has invented a new device that helps pet owners train cats and dogs. Charlene T. created the Pet Control Sound Strip Kit in May.
Invented by: Don F.
As a child, Don F. was unaware of the profitability of his leather shoestring invention. When strung from one earpiece to the other and cinched with a bead, it simply kept his sunglasses around his neck. Someone beat Don to the patent in 1978. He is now hoping to put his newest invention on the market.
Invented by: Randy J. & Michael N. & Vernon J.
Randy J., Michael N. and Vernon J. are accustomed to working outdoors. Their experience in landscaping, forestry and logging inspired them to design an ingenious product for a common outdoor predicament – the Sting Saver. The local residents have created