MicroBLINK recently released a clever new app called PhotoMath, which uses your smartphone’s camera to solve math equations. Simply open the app, scan a typewritten math equation, and get the solution in an instant. The app is currently available for iOS and Windows Phone, available on Android devices in early 2015.
Josh Malone, a 41-year-old father of eight from Plano, Texas, recently invented “Bunch O Balloons“, a device that allows you to fill 100 water balloons in less than one minute. Forget filling each water balloon one by one, simply connect Bunch O Balloons to a hose, turn on the water and in less than 20 seconds you’ll have 37 tied water balloons. Malone’s Kickstarter ends August 21st, 2014, click here for more information.
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Bunch O Balloons Kickstarter Campaign
An innovative Turkish company called Pugedon recently created a genius recycle bin that keeps trash off the streets and feeds stray cats and dogs. Whenever someone deposits a bottle into the bin, a portion of food is dispensed into a bowl at the bottom. All bin operates at no charge to the city of Instanbul, and all recycled bottles deposited cover the cost of the food.
Sean Farley from Camarillo, CA recently turned to Kickstarter to raise money for “One Fast Cat”, a giant exercise wheel for cats. Farley says, “House cats possess a natural hunting instinct, and this product helps them expend that pent up energy.” In just 15 days, more than $100,000 has been pledged, ten times it’s original goal. The One Fast Cat costs $199 and will go up once the campaign ends.
Intermarché, the third largest supermarket in France, recently launched a new campaign called the “Inglorious Fruits And Vegetables” to cut down on food waste. The campaign purchases disfigured fruit and vegetables that would otherwise be tossed, sells them at a cheaper price, and profits. Every supermarket should do this.