Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Free Idea # 291 - Invent the shaving foam soap bar

Invent the shaving foam soap bar. After washing their face,
legs, or whatever!, users would simply use the suds still there
to shave, thus what was once two different processes is now
one. The shaving foam soap bar would mean aerosol-free
shaving, so - as well as saving time and money - it would be
good for the environment.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Free Idea # 290 - Invent an eco-friendly car powered by fingernails

Invent an eco-friendly car powered by fingernails instead of
fossil fuels. The vehicle would contain a keratin combustion
engine capable of harnessing the methane and hydrogen
found in hair, nails, claws, horns, feathers, and the dead
outer layers of skin cells.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Free Idea # 289 - Publish vintage maps using art mapping technology

Publish new vintage maps that show how an area looked in the
past yet which do so using state of the art mapping technology.
It would be possible to purchase a series of 'aerial photographs'
of a location as it might have looked one hundred years,
five hundred years, ten thousand years or even 250 million
years ago.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Free Idea # 288 - Rotary washing line with power generation

Manufacture a rotary washing line with an in-built two-fold
micro power generation system:

1) the central pole would extend upwards, providing the
vertical-axis for a 'wind flower' windmill;

2) the multiple splayed arms of the rotary washing line
would support super-efficient photovoltaic solar panels.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Free Idea # 287 - Invent biodegradable cigarette filters

Invent easily biodegradable cigarette filters. This innovation
would help prevent the unsightly accumulation of tossed butts
that litter front yards, streets, and sidewalks outside of bars.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Free Idea # 286 - Introduction CD for rental cars

Produce CDs that sit in the CD player of rental cars so that,
when a new driver gets in, the CD can tell them about the car,
the local area, driving laws, etc. It could also feature
advertising for local businesses.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Free Idea # 285 - Re-usable re-stickable Post-It notes

Invent small whiteboard style re-usable re-stickable Post-It
notes and sell them in packs of six to people who want to
reduce paper waste.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Free Idea # 284 - Car windshields with photochromic glass

Make all car windshields out of photochromic glass that darkens
to a moderate sunglass tint when exposed to sunlight. This
innovation would improve driver comfort and safety, especially
when traveling into the blinding glare of a rising or setting sun.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Free Idea # 283 - Business cards with online database

Print a unique ID on paper business cards that would direct
people to up-to-date information held on an online database.
Instead of printing new cards every time their details changed,
card owners would just need to revise their online entry.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Free Idea # 282 - Shower curtains with a detachable lower section

Manufacture shower curtains with a detachable lower section.
Instead of replacing the whole curtain when the bottom
becomes discolored with rot, mildew, or mold, a horizontal
strip - representing, perhaps, just 10% of the total curtain -
would be removed and replaced. This would reduce waste
and save money.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Free Idea # 281 - Baked potato home delivery servic

Introduce a baked potato home delivery service called
Couch Potato' that would meet consumer demand for delicious
hot take out food whilst helping stem ever expanding waistlines
and rapidly decreasing bank balances.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Free Idea # 280 - 'Out of the country' SMS/text responses

Create automatic 'out of the country' SMS/text responses
that could be turned on whenever someone does not want
to receive costly texts from home while they are abroad.
Users could, of course, unlock some numbers to get through
if they so desired.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Free Idea # 279 - Online map applications

Create a feature on online map applications where users can
plan runs from any given point on the map. The user could
specify distance, traffic density, and gradient among other
preferences and the map software would plan the optimum route.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Free Idea # 278 - Vintage maps

Publish new vintage maps that show how an area looked in the
past yet which do so using state of the art mapping technology.
It would be possible to purchase a series of 'aerial photographs'
of a location as it might have looked one hundred years, five
hundred years, ten thousand years or even 250 million years

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Free Idea # 277 - Kitchen chopping boards

Add a detachable side piece to chopping boards to collect
scraps of food. The top surface of the side piece would be
slightly concave, making it easier to carry and dispose of
waste without dropping anything.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Free Idea # 276 - kitchen trash with odor-busting fragrant scent

Invent a pedal-operated kitchen trash can that would release
an odor-busting fragrant scent every time the pedal is pushed.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Free Idea # 275 - PC mouse with USB data storage

Invent a computer mouse that doubles up as a portable USB
flash memory data storage device. The 'Memory Mouse' would
have a larger memory, be less fiddly to use, and harder to lose
than standard memory sticks/pens. Users would be able to
back up all their vital information without forgetting where
they left it, as - nine times out of ten - it would already be
plugged into their PC.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Free Idea # 274 - Drinking straw with a detector strip

Invent a drinking straw with a detector strip down the side
that would indicate whether a drink contains any illegal
substances. Straws would be given out with drinks at bars,
pubs, and clubs to promote customer safety and highlight
the problem of drink spiking. If found positive the straw could
later be used as evidence, as some substances used to spike
drinks leave the body very quickly and can be difficult to
test for.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Free Idea # 273 - Vacuum cleaner with an integral carpet freshener function

Manufacture a vacuum cleaner with an integral carpet freshener
function. An adjustable switch or trigger on the handle would
dispense the user's preferred brand of carpet deodorizer through
a series of wide-spray nozzles on the front of the device. A dial
mechanism (similar to those used on steam irons) would allow
the user to adjust the intensity of each burst of the good stuff.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Free Idea # 272 - Pillow with a cooling patch

Create a pillow with a cooling patch inside so users can always
sleep on the cold side without needing to flip it over.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Free Idea # 271 - Pajamas with an in-built alarm

Invent sleeping suits (pajamas) with an in-built alarm that
would sound and vibrate, and would not turn off until the
wearer gets out of bed.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Free Idea # 270 - Make dictionaries more fun

Make dictionaries more fun to read by commissioning
comedians, humorists, and renowned authors to write the

Monday, September 28, 2009

Free Idea # 269 - Build in GPS software in-car navigation systems

Develop GPS software for in-car navigation systems that would
show the driver's view of the road ahead, including geographical
landmarks, buildings, and store names.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Free Idea # 268 - Eco-green garden irrigation systems

Launch an initiative that would require all lawn sprinklers and
garden irrigation systems to be fitted with rain sensors in the
next three years. Water flow would automatically shut off
when it rains and start again when it stops. Deluxe models
would also grab the weather forecast from the Internet -
if heavy rain was predicted for the afternoon they would not
water at all in the morning.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Free Idea # 267 - Idea to make beach a safer place

Give a discount on parking to all beach-goers who can prove
lifeguard certification and are prepared to wear a high-visibility
sash, wristband, or hat, and are willing to save lives when called
upon. This would take a little pressure off the designated
lifeguards and make the beach a safer place for all.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Free Idea # 266 - Cell phones with mini airbags

Fit cell phones with mini airbags. A gyroscopic sensor would
deploy the bags in the event of freefall
(e.g. being dropped accidentally) or sudden flight.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Free Idea # 265 - Refrigerator

Make refrigerators 8 feet wide and 6 inches deep. That way
everything would be at the front and users would never need
to move a thing to find what they are looking for.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Free Idea # 264 - Sushi bar stylist restaurant with a range of ethnic cuisine

Set up a restaurant where a conveyor belt would carry a range
of ethnic cuisine - not just sushi - in small portions. Diners
would be free to mix and match from a menu including mini
hamburger, mini tagliatelle alla bolognese, mini chile con carne,
and mini Greek salad.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Free Idea # 263 - Street light electric power generater

Fit small wind turbines to the top of lamp posts. The power
generated could offset the consumption of electricity by the
street light. The turbines would be in a good position to catch
the wind, especially on taller poles and masts along major
highways and at large intersections, and on exposed sections
of road.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Free Idea # 262 - Customize car lock tones

Create car lock tones, similar to ring tones on a cell phone.
Instead of opening or locking a car with a generic beep or blip,
people could opt for a short sentence like 'Hey gorgeous!', the
first few notes of 'Mission Impossible', or a fun sound effect.
People would become custo-maniacs and would be listening
out for a variety of fun sounds coming from cars.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Free Idea # 261 - Locator chips with unique phone number

Invent tiny locator chips, each with its own unique phone number,
that would ring and vibrate when called. A locator chip could be
clipped on a key ring, inserted in a wallet, or glued to important
or valuable items that tend to go astray. Lost items could be
called from any phone. Users would just add 'keys' or 'glasses'
or 'iPod' to their cell phone contacts list.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Free Idea # 260 - Mobile phone with laser pointer

Create a mobile phone that carries Microsoft PowerPoint and
serves as both a laser pointer and a remote control for wireless
data projectors. Users would scroll through PowerPoint slides
as they do photos.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Free Idea # 259 - Emergency GPS tracking system in mobile phones

Include as standard an 'I am in immediate danger' alarm and
GPS tracking system in all mobile phones, launched in 2007.
If threatened or attacked, the user would simply press an
easy-to-locate button on the phone a few times in quick
succession to send an automated emergency text
(including GPS data) to friends and relatives who would
then alert the police.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Free Idea # 258 - Remote car start systems with SMS

Allow remote car start systems to be activated via mobile phone.
A simple text message or voice command would, for example,
activate the climate control system - cooling the car on a hot day
or warming it up and icing the windows on a frosty morning.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Free Idea # 257 - Adverts on mugs and glasses

Print logos, adverts, and other messages on the bottoms of
mugs and glasses. These could relate to a particular client
group or market segment, or correspond to a particular time
of day (e.g. advertising breakfast in the morning and evening
newspapers in the afternoon). Bespoke messages - perhaps
wishing a happy birthday or conveying a Valentine's Day
greeting - could be directed to a specific individual.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Free Idea # 256 - ATM emergency pin number

Issue all ATM users with an additional 'emergency' pin number
which, when entered, would immediately and silently alert the

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Free Idea # 255 - Washing machine with washing powder 'bullets'

Create a labor-saving box of washing powder that looks and
works like a machine gun magazine. The box of washing powder
'bullets' would be inserted into the top of a compatible washing
machine which would then automatically calculate the amount
of powder needed for each wash, e.g. one, two or three bullets.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Free Idea # 254 - Exercise machines with calories burned detail

Manufacture cardiovascular exercise machines which, in addition
to showing numerical data about time, intensity, speed, distance,
etc. would show images of food products equivalent to the calories
burned off. Display options might include 'fruit and vegetables',
'sweet treats', 'meat and dairy' or 'drinks', allowing the exercise
machine to be pre-programmed with a target number of bananas,
jam donuts, hot dogs or pints of lager to be exercised away.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Free Idea # 253 - Paper shredders with multiple bins

Develop paper shredders that would automatically split shredding
between two or more bins. Users could empty each bin at different
times or in different places, reducing the chance of a fraudster being
able to recover a complete bank statement or other confidential

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Free Idea # 252 - Door with magnetic dry-wipe whiteboard

Convert all internal doors in schools, offices, and homes into
magnetic dry-wipe whiteboards. Each would serve as a reminder
center, taking pressure off congested kitchen notice boards and
overcrowded refrigerator doors.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Free Idea # 251 - iPod with Bluetooth

Develop an iPod that could share music files using Bluetooth
technology. People in public places would be able to browse,
borrow, barter, and buy other people's available files. This
function could be named iShare.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Free Idea # 250 - Waterproof mist

Invent a mist that could be sprayed over eye make-up to keep
it waterproof and prevent it smudging.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Free Idea # 249 - Forum duplicate post check

Add a search function to the 'post new thread' function on internet
forums, using the subject as key words. If the search function finds
a very similar post, it warns the user, helping them not repost
the same old debates.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Free Idea # 248 - Remote Game Station controller

Manufacture a small remote display that sets off a timer and
lights up when a Playstation, Xbox, etc. is being played. Parents
wanting to limit their child's gaming time - especially when the
hardware is in the child's bedroom - would be able to press an
override function on the monitoring device that would block use
of the gaming device until a parental lock key is entered.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Free Idea # 247 - Durable clockwork photocopier

Invent a durable clockwork photocopier that could be used by
disaster relief teams in areas where regular power supplies are
unavailable. This almost indestructible 'Hummer among photocopiers'
would be water and dust resistant, and capable of operating in
extreme cold, heat, and humidity. Dissemination of low-tech
paper-based information in the precious first few hours and days
after a major disaster would enhance co-ordination of the relief
effort and, ultimately, save lives.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Free Idea # 246 - Cold water bottle

Invent a cold water bottle - the opposite of a hot water bottle -
that would help keep the user cool during oppressively hot nights.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Free Idea # 245 - Color-code road surfaces

Color-code road surfaces to warn of imminent bends, turns, concealed
intersections, etc. The sudden change in the color of the road - running
for one kilometer up to the potential hazard - would indicate what lies
ahead and, by so doing, would encourage drivers to pay due care and
attention. This innovation should reduce the number of accidents and
other mishaps.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Free Idea # 244 - Video game with moral concept

Design a video game where the player experiences the significant
legal and moral consequences of violent acts such as robbery and
murder that are glamorized in other games. After committing a
crime a player's gaming character would be arrested and would
go through the criminal justice system, experiencing the
humiliation involved. The player would also see their victims or
their surviving relatives talking about the impact crime has had
on their lives.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Free Idea # 243 - Auto focusing webcam

Develop a pendant, webcam, and accompanying software such
that, when the pendant is worn, the webcam would automatically
follow and focus on the wearer. This might be especially helpful
for people with a visual impairment who want to video conference
but cannot tell whether they are in shot or in focus, and for anyone
else who teaches or entertains via a webcam but likes to move
around as they work.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Free Idea # 242 - TV remote control detector

Add a button to the back of a TV that when pressed would
cause the remote control to beep to help locate it when lost.
A bank of other buttons on the back of the TV could be
pre-programmed to make locatable chips attached to other items -
satelite and cable clickers, house keys, car keys, cell phones, etc.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Free Idea # 241 - :Luggage dimensions allowed by airlines

Manufacture and market luggage that would be the exact size
as the maximum dimensions allowed by major airlines. Luggage
could come with a sticker saying, perhaps, 'Approved by
Air Berlin, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Easyjet, Emirates,
Jetstar Airways, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore
Airlines, and Wizz Air.'

Monday, May 25, 2009

Free Idea # 240 - Exercise T-shirt

Produce an exercise T-shirt that, when soaked with sweat,
would reveal the amount of calories burnt off or, perhaps,
the image of a food product with the equivalent calorie
content. If a person works out hard enough - and perspires
sufficiently - they would eventually end up with a shirt full
of images (or numbers). The shirt would boost morale,
encouraging people to exercise for longer periods of time.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Free Idea # 239 - Entertaiment devices rental store

Open stores at airports where travelers could rent portable
DVD-players, DVDs, small gaming devices, laptops, and games.
They could then either hand them in at the destination airport
or keep them for the duration of their vacation and return them
to the store where they first hired them. A returnable damage
deposit would be paid up front.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Free Idea # 238 - Resilient textured pen

Create resilient textured 'Teether Pens' and 'Teether Pencils'.
These shatter-proof writing implements would be suitable for
children aged 6-8 getting their second set of teeth as well as
adults with erupting third molars.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Free Idea # 237 - In-car sat-nav system

Add a function that would enable an in-car sat-nav system to
access all the names and addresses on the driver's mobile phone
and show them on the sat-nav display. In the event of a
breakdown or emergency the driver could make a quick call or
detour to seek friendly assistance in the locality.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

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Free Idea # 236 - Shoe soles with fabric hook-and-loop fasteners

Invent shoe soles with fabric hook-and-loop fasteners on one
side and a tough surface on the other. Anyone wearing socks
and wanting to go outside briefly would simply attach the
fabric hook-and-loop fasteners soles instead of having to find
and put on their usual outdoor footwear.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Free Idea # 235 - GPS tags in ski garments

Install GPS tags in ski lift passes and ski garments to assist
rescue workers in finding people trapped in an avalanche.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Free Idea # 234 - Caffeine patches look like tattoos

Sell caffeine patches that look like tattoos. Each design would
be available in four sizes: short, tall, grande and venti. The
latter would be suitable for even the sleepiest and most enuretic
long-distance driver. As well as helping people stay alert they
would keep them looking cool, tough, and sexy.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Free Idea # 233 - Zippers for window drapes

Add zippers to the vertical edges of adjacent window drapes
so that when they are closed they can be joined to each another
to ensure privacy, maximize darkness, and enhance thermal

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Free Idea # 232 - Protection for shoulder bags

Insert strong slender metal cables in the straps of purses,
rucksacks and shoulder bags to prevent muggers cutting or
breaking them. Anti-theft straps could also include sensors
that would sound an alarm in the event of external
interference or violent struggle.

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Free Idea # 231 - TV with multimedia recorder

Manufacture a TV that incorporates a digital decoder, hard
disc recorder, DVD player, and easily-accessible iPod port.
A single remote control clicker would enable the user to
access and operate all the functions available.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Free Idea # 230 - Aerosols with klaxon sound

Produce small aerosols that would release fire suppressing
pepper spray and simultaneously sound a klaxon. As well as
extinguishing small fires and alerting others to danger, they could be used to temporarily blind and deafen criminals.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Free Idea # 229 - Mirror at back bumper of car

Incorporate a mirror into the back bumper of a car, angled so
it would reflect only the un-dipped main beam headlights of the
vehicle behind. This would encourage and remind forgetful and
selfish drivers not to rear dazzle fellow motorists. The mirror's
reflection could be muted so as to avoid accidents.

Friday, April 3, 2009

Free Idea # 228 - Easy-to-carry baby trolley

Invent an easy-to-carry baby trolley that opens and closes like
an umbrella. The baby would sit in a hammock made of stretchy
fabric supported by a minimal circular structure.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Free Idea # 227 - A belt that is also a piano keyboard

Design a belt that is also a piano keyboard. As well as fashionably
confining or supporting clothing, it would allow the wearer to belt
out music whenever they wanted.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Free Idea # 226 - Specially blended water for tea

Sell specially blended or selected mineral water as a companion
to brands of tea. Consumers could be persuaded they would get
a better brew by using this product rather than relying on what
comes out of their taps. Supermarkets would sell bottles of
Yorkshire Water alongside packets of Yorkshire Tea.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Free Idea # 225 - Publish an anthology of short stories

Publish an anthology of short stories or extracts from longer
works, each written by an author from a different nation, state
or territory. The anthology might appear in several volumes
and would only be completed when every territory has been

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Free Idea # 224 - Lip balm with vitamins

Manufacture a lip balm made of edible fruit and containing
vitamins which will be of benefit to the user when the balm
is licked off.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Free Idea # 223 - Pill that reacts with noxious gas

Develop a pill that reacts with noxious gas in the stomach to
produce sweet smelling air. Taken a step further, users could
choose to pass 'winter fresh', 'summer meadow,' 'orchard grove'
and so on.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Free Idea # 222 - Credit transfer between different phone companies

Allow people with several phones and who have contracts with
different phone companies to transfer free minutes and other
credit between their phones. The phone companies would
charge a nominal amount for the service.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Free Idea # 221 - Place deep moats around skyscrapers

Place deep moats around skyscrapers so that in the event of fire
or terrorist attack, those jumping from the upper stories stand
a chance of surviving.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Free Idea # 220 - Mirrors above airport baggage carousels

Install mirrors above airport baggage carousels so that when a
busy flight comes through and there is a large crowd at the
carousel, the people caught at the back can also see if their
bags are coming.

Free Idea # 219 - Dispose packaging service

Install packaging bins in supermarkets where customers can
remove and dispose of the unnecessary packaging on their

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Free Idea # 218 - Nations development fund

Create an organization where the general public lends small
amounts of money - $25.00 for example - on an interest free
basis. The organization would invest the money and use the
interest gained on the capital to fund projects that would
benefit developing nations, such as buying seeds, a goat or
fishing nets for a family who are in need of these items.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Free Idea # 217 - Conduct seminars or workshops on plane flights

Conduct seminars or workshops on plane flights. Passengers
could be taught people skills, time management, getting more
out of life and other topics by skilled and entertaining presenters.
A certain amount of seats would be allocated to those who would
like to opt in with curtains in place to give the group privacy and
to not disturb other passengers.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Free Idea # 216 - 3D movies of nature scene

Produce 3D movies that show relaxing places such as beaches,
gardens, mountains, parks and so on. As far as possible, the
atmosphere of the viewing room should also give the viewers
the feeling of being in these places: a sea breeze, the warm
feeling of sunshine, the smell of grass and so on. Busy people
can take a few hours off from their work to enjoy some
relaxation without having to leave the city.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Free Idea # 215 - WIFI at car parking zones off highways

Create car parking zones off highways that have WIFI and where
businesspeople can pull over to get internet connection during a
long journey. These would be in addition to the existing
refreshment areas already provided on major routes.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Free Idea # 214 - Fly spray with a dual aeroso

Create a fly spray with a dual aerosol. The first aerosol would
be sprayed on cloth or paper to impregnate it with a scent
irresistible to flies (yet palatable to humans). Once the flies
have gathered to investigate or feed, they can be sprayed with
the second aerosol saving the user the chore of spraying the
whole room.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Free Idea # 213 - Hand glove cooking proctection

Design a hand glove that protects the hands from burns when
cooking in a restaurant kitchen. The glove would be thin and
almost invisible so that it wouldn't affect a chef's fine detail but
would help prevent annoying little burns.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Free Idea # 212 - Swimming pool digital lap counters

Install digital lap counters at either end of the lanes in a swimming
pool. Swimmers can touch a button after each length to keep
count of how many they have completed.

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Free Idea # 211 - Cigarette packet with timer

Create a device which can attach at cigarette packet with a
timer on it. The timer could be set for three hours, for example,
and the box would not be able to be opened before that time,
making it easier for those who want to cut down or quit.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Free Idea # 210 - PIN protcted TV programmers

Create a ratings system for TV programmers in the same way
that films are rated. Parents would then have full knowledge
and control over what their kids watch. Parental control could
be extended so that all programmers of a certain rating and
above would need a PIN entering before viewing.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Free Idea # 209 - Embed a program onto CDs

Embed a program onto CDs that counts the number of times
the disk has been played. Based upon play usage, the program
would slowly introduce pops, hisses and other ambient effects.
Over time, CDs would gather the type of aural warmth beloved
of audiophiles and which well played LPs possess.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Free Idea # 208 - eBay Loans

Deploy 'eBay Loans' where an eBay customer who desperately
wants an item but doesn't have enough money can borrow the
money from other members. The lender can set their won
payback terms and percentage rate and all repayments would
be made through Paypal. If the repayments aren't met,
negative feedback could be applied to the borrowers account.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Free Idea # 207 - Shopping cart with info screen

Introduce a shopping cart that has a screen on the front that
is programmed to show all the latest offers on a certain aisle
in a store.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Free Idea # 206 - Programmable cell phones

Allow cell phones to be programmed to not allow any outgoing
calls or messages for an amount of time specified by the user.
Alternatively the phone would only restrict outgoing calls to
certain numbers. The function would help avoid the 'drunk
dial / drunk texts' that can lead to trouble.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Free Idea # 205 - Cold and flu remedy drinks

Sell ready made cold and flu remedy drinks in major cafe
chains such as Starbucks.

Friday, January 2, 2009

Free Idea # 204 - 'scratch and sniff' bookmark

Manufacture a 'scratch and sniff' bookmark which is produced
in conjunction with a novel. At set points throughout the book,
readers would be invited to scratch a particular panel to bring
the scene to life.