Time Releases 25 Best Inventions of 2014

Coolest Cooler

Time just released their annual round-up of the best inventions of 2014. From real-life hover boards (Hendo Hoverboard) to elaborately redesigned coolers (Coolest Cooler), these inventions are poised to “make the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun.” The article showcases developments in consumer products and technology, which spans a wide range of applications and industries.

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ProtoTYPING: Top 5 Tools to Make Prototypes


The Edison Nation prototyping shop is filled with great tools. We have laser cutters, CNC machines, 3D printers, a water jet cutter, and a host of other tools that allow us to prototype a wide variety of invention ideas including anything from dog toys to medical devices. However, most of the great innovations that end up

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Pony Tools is Looking for Tool and Clamp Invention Ideas

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The Pony name has been long trusted for strength, reliability and durability. The Adjustable Clamp Company was founded in 1903 and operated uninterrupted for the past 110 years under the direction of 5 generations of Holman family members. Effective August 1, 2013, the Adjustable Clamp Company rebranded as Pony Tools Incorporated, which reflects the start of an exciting new

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Ride 2 Recovery and EN Product Search to Honor Veterans and Active Duty Military

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We’re teaming up with Ride 2 Recovery to honor our veterans and active duty military and need your help. Edison Nation and Ride 2 Recovery have teamed up to raise funds for our wounded warriors and combat the hardships they endure after serving. Ride 2 Recovery, a non-profit organization, helps injured veterans improve their health and

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Now Hiring! Edison Nation is seeking a Front-End Web Developer

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Know of any great front-end Web developers out there? We’re always growing and we need to add one to our team. Please let them know about this opportunity! Front-End Developer with Rails Experience Do your apps change people’s lives? Ours do.  Our users’ ideas have generated more than $200 million in retail sales and our work touches

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Tips to Improve your Product Submissions: Prototypes

As Seen on TV

Have a great idea you’d like to share with Edison Nation for a potential licensing deal or As Seen on TV (ASOTV) campaign? As mentioned in a recent blog post, prototypes are great way to help the Edison Nation team visualize an invention idea as a tangible product. If you want to take your prototype a

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Michael Diep’s Emery Cat Scores Licensing Deal with PetStages

Everyday Edisons

Edison Nation Member and Season 2 Everyday Edison, Michael Diep, has come a long way since first pitching his invention idea, Emery Cat, to Everyday Edisons in 2007. Almost eight years later, Emery Cat is breathing new life – this time through licensing. Edison Nation has many channels to bring product ideas to market. When

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ProtoTYPING: 3D Printing in a Nutshell

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3D printing is one of the biggest buzzwords in product development and innovation. There are new 3D printing technologies or someone making a unique product with a 3D printer in the news every week. 3D printing is also known as additive manufacturing and it is a crucial part of the development process at Edison Nation.

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How Do You Come Up With Those ‘BING’ Moments?

Edison Nation was created to harness those ‘BING’ moments and turn them into something bigger than just fleeting thoughts. We inspire everyone to embrace and share those eureka, “aha!” moments in your life so they can be turned into real, tangible products that are sold in stores and available to consumers worldwide. Hey, a little extra cash on hand doesn’t hurt now

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