Ideas for a Better Workspace

Coming up with ideas isn’t easy, especially when not all workspaces are created equal. Face it, finding inspiration can be a tall order when you’re sitting in dingy basement with the smell of something funky in the air.  So what is it we need to do? Focus, focus, focus. It is about not just finding that focus, but keeping it as well. This kind of focus isn’t always there because you…

Brainstorming New Ideas

Face it, when it comes to thinking up new ideas, everyone hits a wall from time to time. This is nothing new and it shouldn’t scare you. In fact, panicking when an idea doesn’t hit you when you expect it to can make things even worse. Fear and anxiety are bad for your creative juices. It can also compromise your objective thinking and make you lower your standards. This is one of the worst pitfalls of the idea…

3D Printing, My Car…

Meet the Strati, it is the world’s newest 3D-printed car. We’ve seen 3D printing capture the imagination world, make its way onto our desktops, and be the source of ever popular publicity stunts, like this one. Strati, is the 3D printed car from Local Motors that just make some serious waves and a lot of attention at IMTS 2014. The severely stratified little buggy was a collaborative effort between Oak…

Invention Wins Nobel Prize, But…

This year’s Nobel Laureates are rewarded for having a curious invention. It is a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source – the blue light-emitting diode (LED). In the spirit of Alfred Nobel the Prize rewards an invention of greatest benefit to mankind; using blue LEDs, white light can be created in a new way. With the advent of LED lamps we now have more long-lasting and more efficient alternatives to…

Shark Tank Season 6 Episode 1 Part 1 – Winners and Losers

Every week Shark Tank has some contestants find investments from the Sharks while others are asked to not let the door hit them on the way out, and leave with no investment in hand. Ryouaninventor.com will be summarizing the winners and losers from each week. This Weeks Companies were Sleeping Baby Inc. Hammer & Nails Amber AKA The Wedding Wagon Bombas The clear winner of episode 1 part one of…

Never Hesitate When Swimming in the Shark Tank

Shark Tank shows that when you slip when wrangling a shark, it can really bite.  Hesitation can hurt you in a myriad of ways. And, some of those ways can hurt much worse than others. Two entrepreneurs learned this the hard on the most recent episode of the show. Our pals over at Business Insider has a nice recap of show. Check it out below: In the latest sixth-season episode…

Kick Start Your 3D Printing

Yew Haw, crowdsourcing and 3D printing appear to be all the rage at the moment.  Earlier this month, Local Motors created the world’s first 3D printed car, based on a design submitted to a crowdsourcing contest. Now there’s news that a General Electric (GE) affiliate called FirstBuild is going to use crowdsourcing and 3D printers to build the next generation of household appliances, revolutionary products to make our lives easier. …

Heavy Metal 3D Printing

When can we starting 3D printing suits of armor? Well, looks like we are already.  Three-dimensional metal printing technology is an expanding field that has enormous potential applications in areas ranging from supporting structures, functional electronics to medical devices. Conventional 3D metal printing is generally restricted to metals with a high melting point, and the process is rather time consuming. Scientists at the Beijing Key Laboratory of CryoBiomedical Engineering, part…

3D Printing Hollywood Style

3D Printing is making waves on the big screen. Mark your calendar animation fans and those of active and hungry imagination for September 26th and the release of Boxtrolls by Laika Studios. This innovative, fun and endearing stop-motion film opens up a magical world of curiosity, creativity, friendship and courage, and it does so with the help of 3D printing! Even though stop-motion is a rigorously manual animation process requiring…

Shark Tank Success

The success of Shark Tank has brought much attention to the venture capital world. People from all walks of life are yearning to learn more about risks and potentials in the fast paced world of start ups. It important to how the difference in types of capital investment. For example; take venture capital (VC) is financial capital provided to early-stage, high-potential, growth startup companies. The venture capital fund earns money…