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Quevos: Egg White Chips

Quevos are a salty, crunchy high-protein chip without all the carbohydrates and fat found in potato chips. Today, people want healthy snacks that conveniently fit into a briefcase, purse, gym bag or car and that are filling and delicious. Quevos checks all the boxes. And gives you a tasty...

Aura Bora Herbal Sparkling Water

Aura Bora is a craft sparkling water made from the extracts of herbs, fruits and flowers. There are no artificial ingredients, sugar, sodium or calories. It is non-GMO and gluten free. The result is a bold and refreshing sparkling water with vivid flavors and subtle aromas. Paul and Madeleine...

Love Is Project Bracelets

The Beatles are convinced that all you need is love. Elvis can’t help falling in love. Foreigner wants to know what love is. Lionel Richie’s love is endless. The Bee Gees tell us what it’s like to love somebody. The Troggs assure us that love is all around. And...

Bubbly Blaster Champagne Sprayer Gun

Champagne is the universal drink of celebration. But you don’t always need to drink it to celebrate. You can break a bottle of champagne over the bow of a ship, or throw a glass of champagne on the floor at a Russian wedding. If you are in Sweden, you...

ALL33 BackStrong Ergonomic Office Chair

That would be “ALL 33” vertebrae that need to be aligned to improve health and reduce back and neck pain. The BackStrong Chair by ALL33 is designed to cradle your lower back to relieve crucial pressure points throughout your spine and body. It is the only slouch-proof office chair...

Electra Healthy Sports Drink

It takes an athlete to know what the perfect sports drink should be. And Fran Harris is that athlete. She was on the University of Texas basketball team that won the NCAA Championship in 1986. She was the Southwest Conference Player of the Year and was named to the...

His & Her Bar

Jennifer Gallagher made a promise to herself in January 2019. She was going to create a brand that would be consumed regularly and better the lives of others. That’s as much as she knew at that time. It took until September for her vague goal to crystallize into the...

Brake Free: Motorcycle Helmet Brake Light

The key to motorcycle safety is visibility. Even the most vigilant motorist has limited vision in detecting motorcycles. Not only are the tail lights not within the eye level of most car drivers, but cars surrounding a motorcycle have 10 times the visibility. You and your motorcycle have to...

Codi Storytelling Robot: Pillar Learning

Meet Codi If you are one of the many parents who has ever felt guilty for parking a child in front of a screen—TV, computer, tablet or smartphone—to be entertained, meet Codi, ready and able to be your child’s best, and most fun, robot friend, sans screen. And without ever...

Click & Carry: Bag Carrier Handle

Kim Meckwood loves shopping but hates struggling with multiple bags and too often losing. The solution came to her in a dream. Really. She got out of bed, sketched the gadget as she envisioned it, and, after her long and eventful journey and some luck (both good and bad),...

ODR Skis

Kevin Greco is the “Chief Enthusiast Officer” of ODR Skis. He grew up on skis in Alaska, taking advantage of the surrounding slopes every chance he had. It was all good—except for the bulky, risky equipment and the difficult, hazardous learning period. Now Kevin wants to open up the...

The Holiball: Giant Inflatable Holiday Ornament

Cousins Amberly Hall, Kristy Moore and Jennifer Couch, all born and raised in the Houston area, all believe in “Go big or go home” like the true Texans they are. They wanted to go in together on a business, a creative one, and decided on an affordable, inflatable Christmas...

The Toilet Timer by Katamco

It all started the day Adam Stephey had stayed on the toilet so long that he couldn’t get up—all feeling in his legs was gone. He used the sink to pull himself up and held on until he could walk. When he left the bathroom, there were the kids,...

Pan’s Mushroom Jerky

Michael Pan has a rich multicultural background. His mother was born in Peru, his father in Malaysia. They met and married in a small town in Mississippi, which is where Michael was born and raised. When he was a child, he went with his father to Malaysia to meet...

K9 Mask: Air Filter Mask for Dogs

When Kirby Holmes was a boy, he spent part of his summers at his grandparents’ home in California. He’d see wildfires in the hills nearby and clouds of smoke darkening the sky. Later, he learned how very detrimental the gas and particles contained in that smoke are to people’s...

Moment: Drink Your Meditation

Aisha Chottani and Faheem Kajee had high-powered positions as management consultants. There were too many days when they were frazzled from meetings, deadlines, and interruptions. Even though they were long-time advocates and practitioners of meditation, they couldn’t stop in the middle of the day to meditate and regain that...

Foam Party Hats

Grace Rojas was living in Venezuela when she planned the Hora Loca for her daughter’s wedding. She wanted to do something that would surprise and thrill the bride and groom and their guests. Not an easy thing to do since the Hora Loca is, by definition, crazy. Had every...

Bee d’Vine Honey Wine

Just do not call it “mead.” Ayele Solomon is quite specific: he makes honey wine, just like the “t’ej” he drank as a boy in his native Ethiopia—as Ethiopians had done for more than 2,000 years. Yes, they are both made with honey, but the mead contains various fruits,...

Mighty Carver Turkey Chainsaw

A chainsaw. A cabin in the woods. A forlorn family silently gathered around a dining table. A missing grandfather. Do we cue the screeching violins? No. This is not a horror story. It is 
“The Invention of the Mighty Carver.” Nothing scary about that. Kim and Lance Burney and...

Chicken Salt All-Purpose Seasoning

The first thing you need to know is how Chicken Salt got its name. ‘Cause “Vegan” and “Chicken” do not belong on the same label. Chicken salt is a seasoning invented in Adelaide, South Australia, in the 1970s to flavor rotisserie chickens and give them that appetizing golden-brown color...

Animated Lure Motorized Fishing Lure

Fishing is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the U.S. and in many other countries around the world. And why wouldn’t it be? What better way to “get away from it all,” whether you are communing with nature or bonding with your family (especially your children) or...

Chirp Exercise Wheel For Back Pain

Tate Stock was working on his degree in economics at Brigham Young University when he founded his company, Chirp (formerly Plexus). He was visiting his aunt when he noticed her yoga wheel. He was fascinated and began thinking of ways he could improve it. He spent $400 on materials,...

Sleep Pod Blanket by Hug Sleep

Matt Mundt has always had trouble sleeping—as far back as he can remember. After college and out in the work world, sleep became even more elusive as the stressors increased. He’s not alone. The Sleep Foundation’s studies show that 30% (as a conservative estimate) of the US population have...

GoOats Oatmeal Bites

Nahum Jeannot was head chef preparing for a hotel’s grand opening celebration. Everything had to be perfect. What could he add to the breakfast buffet to make it memorable? He thought back to his mother’s oatmeal—his very favorite way to start off the morning. But bowls of oatmeal could...