Garden Ornament and Cremation Container Combo: Great idea?

It’s not that I’m afraid to die; I just don’t want to be there when it happens . ~ Woody Allen Whether you believe in ghosts or no, the beloved spirits of those who have passed to the other side of the side of the sod always linger in the memory of the living

Nuclear Waste Disposal System: Great Idea?

The Nuclear Waste Disposal System known surreptitiously as Patent# US 6846967 provides a means for disposing of nuclear waste which includes filling steel containers with nuclear waste and then dropping the containers into the sea in the path of an undersea volcano. The volcano in turn pours lava onto the sea bed with the toxic substances, which the inventor swears are safe to put in the ocean and will not harm the environment

Multi-Functional Massage Device: Great Idea?

Patent #US 6802818 , also known as the Multi-Functional Massage Device , dared to enter the world in 2004. An attempt to accomodate the modern lifestyle where exercising is relegated to the same priority as filing tax returns and attending to root canals, this massager, which doubles as a pen, is a conventional and acceptable means of massage to relieve the physical pains brought on by non-exercise.(?)   This device comes in a casing/body, within which there is a vibrating motor

Showerhead with Removable Electronic Media Device: Great Idea?

One of the major problems (and there are many) with Patent # US 682353 also known as the Showerhead with Removable Electronic Media Device is the issue of who would market it? Would it be considered a coveted plumbing accessory sold at cost by nice plumbers or would it compete on the fickle market place with such timeless classics as Singing in the Rain and other wet favorites?   How practical is this shower-head/electronic device?

Motor-Driven Ice Cream Scooper: Great Idea?

The Motor-Driven Ice Cream Scooper is a hand-held motor driven device intended to permit the user to not only handle frozen ice cream, but to simultaneously form attractive spheres. Perfect for the lazy multi-tasker, Patent# US 6840754 is one of those things that upon reflection, everyone can surely live without. It comes equipped with a half circle-shaped arc at the end of a tube, in which claws shaped as half-circles are inserted.

Toothbrush With Enclosed Electronic Game: Great Idea?

Patent# US 6850167 which refers to a Brushing Behavior Reinforcement Toothbrush and Enclosed Electronic Game Switch with Grid rewards you if you brush your teeth correctly by allowing you to play a game on a toothbrush-sized LCD screen. The issue remains that we all must face the fact that Ed Sullivan is dead and how could anyone find this truly entertaining?   The idea of a toothbrush having the power to reinforce brushing behavior seems a bit over the top, n’est ce pas

Scent Delivery System: Great idea?

Patent# US 6842218 , which refers to the Scent Delivery System , allows the user to pick his or her own smells, a rather dubious thrill to begin with. It works by injecting scent into an airflow created by the fan or canister, and creates scented air, which is carried to the nose by the flow of air via a nose mask or facemask. If you are wondering why anyone would want such a thing, join the club whose membership is fast disappearing from a lack of interest.