QVC and HSN Open Submissions for “The Big Find” Nationwide Search in Beauty and Fashion

InventionHome is pleased to share that QVC and HSN have just launched “The Big Find”, a nationwide search to discover the next big brand or unique product in beauty, fashion, accessories, and jewelry. The submission process offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to submit their product and share their story via video entry. “We’re looking for entrepreneurs who are passionate about their products, have great stories to tell, and are engaging storytellers,” said ...

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Did you know? The Windows operating system was first created and released to the public in the 1980s

The first independent version of Microsoft Windows, version 1.0, was released on November 20, 1985. Despite achieving little popularity with the general public, Bill Gates and Microsoft continued to develop new features to the system. With the release of Windows 95 on August 24, 1995, Microsoft grew immensely in popularity due to the ease of use and innovation while using personal computers. Newer versions such as Windows 7 and Windows 10 ...

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InventionHome Provides Support to National Tradeshows Hosting Inventor Sections

Over the years InventionHome has been pleased to be an ongoing sponsor at the national tradeshows that offer special sections for inventors. Currently these include the International Home + Housewares Show, the National Hardware Show, and the PGA Merchandise Show. And new for Fall 2019 we are partnering with FIBO Global Fitness USA to initiate their very first Inventors Spotlight at the latest edition of the world’s largest event for ...

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InventionHome Teams with QVC and HSN on Upcoming Nationwide Product Search

If you have a beauty and fashion product, it could be the next great discovery at QVC and HSN. InventionHome is pleased to play a supporting role in QVC and HSN’s launch of “The Big Find”, a nationwide search to discover the next big brand or unique product in beauty, fashion, accessories, and jewelry. QVC and HSN have launched and fostered the growth of some of the most successful entrepreneurial brands ...

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Did you know that weather radar was developed during World War II?

Radar was invented shortly before the 1930s and deployed specifically for military use. However, radar operators discovered that weather was causing echoes on their screen and masking potential enemy targets. Techniques were developed to filter them, but scientists began to study the phenomenon. Soon after the war, radar was being used to detect precipitation. Weather radar has evolved on its own and is now used by national weather services, research departments ...

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Did you know that the first mention of the Easter Bunny was over 300 years ago?

The Easter Bunny custom was first mentioned in Georg Franck von Franckenau's 'About Easter Eggs' in 1682, referring to a German tradition of an Easter Hare bringing eggs for the children. Originating among German Lutherans, the "Easter Hare" originally played the role of a judge, evaluating whether children were good or disobedient in behavior. The Easter Bunny is sometimes depicted with clothes. In legend, the bunny carries colored eggs in his ...

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InventionHome Is Proud to Announce Marketing Deal for this Massachusetts Doctor’s Medicinal Cream

Congratulations go out to the Massachusetts doctor who developed and patented HEM-Easy Relief. He recently signed a marketing deal for his popular herbal topical medicinal cream which is designed for relief from burning, itching, and discomfort of hemorrhoids, psoriasis, insect bites, mild skin burns, and more. His patented formula helps to calm and heal skin and prevent re-occurrence.

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Should I Patent My Idea Sooner Rather Than Later?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve had your fair share of ideas…good, bad or ugly.  In my case, most aren’t very good, but occasionally I come up with one that I think has potential and is worth pursuing. When you do come up with that new idea, there can be a lot to think about. How will it work? What problem does it solve? Who will be interested in the idea? ...

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Did you know? Jigsaw puzzles were first created using paintings

Jigsaw puzzles were originally made by painting a picture on a flat piece of wood and then cutting that picture into small pieces with a jigsaw. John Spilsbury, a London cartographer and engraver, is credited with being the first person to begin selling wooden jigsaw puzzles around 1760. Most modern jigsaw puzzles are made out of cardboard since they are easier and cheaper to mass-produce than the original wooden models. ...

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Home Improvement Inventions Wanted for 2019 National Hardware Show

The 2019 National Hardware Show, scheduled for May 7-9 in Las Vegas, is the most popular event for learning, sourcing and trading in the home improvement and DIY markets. InventionHome is pleased to announce our 9th consecutive year sponsoring the “Inventors Spotlight” area at this 3-day event. By consolidating independent inventors into one place, the Inventors Spotlight makes it easier for companies to find fresh products for sale or license. Inventors ...

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