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Shake It Pup Dog Food Seasoning

Shake It Pup is an all-natural, savory, safe and nourishing line of seasonings that will convince your dog that you have become a gourmet chef. Every day, you can serve Buster a different exciting meal with a simple shake of, say, Bae’con and Eggs or any of the 10...

Fur Oil

Laura and Emily Schubert were chatting one day, about this and that, as sisters do, and the matter of pubic hair came up. Emily pointed out that there are many products to remove pubic hair and many products to condition the hair on our heads, but there is nothing...

Genius Juice Coconut Smoothies

Alex Bayer saw illness all day long—in the form of the insurance claims that crossed his desk day after day. He was appalled by what he saw as a general decline in the health of Americans and decided that he did not want to be a part of it....

Ready, Set, Food! Allergen Introduction for Babies

There are 5.6 million American children under the age of 18 who are allergic to at least one type of food, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 40% of those children have experienced a severe reaction, such as anaphylaxis. Life-threatening food allergies send someone...

Ka-Pop Whole Grain Snacks

Dustin Finkel is a health enthusiast, a CrossFit instructor and a nutrition counselor. Naturally, he is careful about what he eats. Even so, one night with his friends, he decided to throw caution to the winds and pig out on so-called “healthy chips” that were high in calories and...

Wanna Date? Date Spread

Melissa Bartow discovered dates when she moved to New York City to go to NYU. She always loved fruit, so dates became a regular part of her diet. They satisfied her craving for sweets and increased her energy. Little did she know that, before she graduated, she would be...

Kreyol Essence Haitian Beauty Products

When Yve-Car Momperousse was a little girl, her mother would wash her hair and then apply the magic oil. Her hair looked good and felt good and she felt pretty. As the years passed, no matter what damage tight braids, chemical straightening or weaves did, the oil repaired her...

LoveSync Button

We press the big red button when we want information about Staples products. We press a Dash Button when we want to reorder a product from Amazon. Where is this all headed? Like, press a button when we want sex? Well, yes! Jennifer and Ryan Cmich have invented LoveSync,...

Fortress Cold Weather Clothing

When Dale Lewis established Fortress Clothing, the company made a lightweight, breathable layer of insulation for clothing worn by the men and women who work in oil fields and on construction sites in temperatures that can dip to -50°F. And yet the clothing was still comfortable in indoor temperatures...

SlumberPod Privacy Tent for Toddlers

Even little ones who are the very best sleepers at home have trouble when traveling. When sharing a guest room or a hotel room with Mom and Dad, babies and toddlers do not have the calm, quiet, dark environment of home. Not only do they get cranky, we get...

FlexScreen Flexible Window Screen

Window screens have around since the mid-1800s. They are among the most useful household items ever invented. Prior to screens, people suffered from oppressive heat in their homes with closed windows and doors. Had they opened the windows, they would have been assaulted by the likes of wasps, flies...

Easy Treezy Artificial Christmas Trees

We associate much of Christmas merriness with the cold, snow-covered North Pole. It is now time to look south—hot, sunny South Florida, to be precise, where Kurt Stange has established a wonderland of beautiful, simple, durable artificial Christmas trees. Santa of the South Kurt owns Miami Christmas Lights, a company that...

Beardaments Ornaments for Beards

You’ve heard of wearing your heart on your sleeve. How about wearing your Christmas spirit on your face? Jason McOmber, National Sales Director for a telecommunications company by day, Seasonal Beard Decorator all the rest of the time, loved ugly Christmas sweaters, but they had become so commonplace that...

Outer All-Weather Outdoor Furniture

Jiake Liu was in China visiting relatives and touring their patio furniture factory when it occurred to him that the outdoor furniture market had remained stagnant for years. He didn’t know all that much about the business, but he had a long and very successful history of investing in...

Terra-Core Fitness & Balance Trainer

The Terra-Core is an entire gym in one portable and compact unit (46” x 17” x 10”). Whatever your fitness goals, be they to lose weight, develop some serious six-pack abs, increase athleticism, build strength, or simply feel better physically and mentally, the Terra-Core combines tools for resistance training,...

Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Deli

Jenny Goldfarb knows delis. They are a part of her family’s heritage. Her great-grandfather left Romania when he was 17 years old and came to America with nothing and without knowing English. He had, however, the willingness to work hard and perseverance. His first job was as a dishwasher,...

The Yard Milkshake Bar

Chelsea and Logan Green both grew up in entrepreneurial families, Logan’s in electrical contracting and Chelsea’s proprietors of a convenience store, and they both worked in the family business. Chelsea branched out early, while she was still in college. She and her mother opened an ice cream shop. There,...

Dog Threads Clothes For Dogs and Owners

There was a Fourth of July barbecue coming up and Thomas needed an outfit to wear—something that fit the occasion as well as his personal style. Of course, he didn’t really need to worry. Gina and Scott Davis would take care of him. They had never let him down....

The Measuring Shovel

How cool is it to have your invention win the “Cool Tool” award when you are 10 years old? Ask Maddox Prichard. It’s very cool. Maddox of Gallatin, Tennessee, entered his Measuring Shovel in the Invention Convention hosted by Middle Tennessee State University. He won first place in his...

Supply Single Blade Razor

Patrick Coddou remembered the razor his grandfather used after his sensitive skin had been through a particularly rough shave. He wished for the closeness and comfort of an injector razor and managed to find a vintage version; it was all he imagined. There was no razor burn or irritation,...

EZC Pak Immune Support Supplement

Dr. Sarath Malepati is a California-based surgeon. He became concerned about resistance to antibiotics as infections requiring surgery increased. He also observed that patients were requesting/demanding antibiotics for runny noses, coughs, sore throats and earaches, and doctors were prescribing them inappropriately. He developed the EZC Pak, a 5-day tapered...

Tailgate N Go Outdoor Kitchen

Ron Johnson and his children, Taylor and Kobe, love camping together. They look forward to being together, exploring the outdoors and cooking and eating out in the fresh air. There was a problem, however, that repeatedly marred the experience: They would forget to bring along all the accoutrements needed...

MyoStorm Therapeutic Massage Ball

Jonothan “Jono” DiPeri and Shaquille Walker founded MyoStorm, LLC, with a mission to help people play their best, feel their best, and live their best life. For their flagship product, the Meteor, they worked with engineers, exercise scientists, physical therapists and athletes to conceive and design the world’s most...

Golfkicks Cleats For Any Shoes

Tyler Stuart, John Krosky and Matt Mockus disliked golfing in dorky, uncomfortable shoes. Why couldn't golf shoes be as cool as and feel as good as their favorite sneakers? The trio of friends, established entrepreneurs with a history of inventing solutions for outdoor sports, realized they needed to find...