Melanie Romero is a Celebrity Judge at DaVinci Institute Inventor Showcase

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Melanie Romero with Karen Porte, inventor of TuGo

I thoroughly enjoyed this experience and hope to participate again next year.  For the first time in my life I was the Judge rather than the one being “judged”!  It was fun to see all of the different inventions and business ideas, and to talk with each participant about where they are in their process.  You can see me here with a great product called “TuGo” that helps hold beverages in the handles of your rolling luggage.  Pretty cool and very easy!

 

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HALL OF SHAME – 2009 Anti-Green Awards – The Worst of Everything

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The green movement has always had its share of both winners and losers. Today, we look at a few of the top losers for 2009. Hopefully with such a shameful honor to be bestowed upon them, they will clean-up their act for next year’s round of awards. We can always hope anyway. Let the shaming begin!

First up, the most Anti-Green Company…

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Dubai Hotel To Offer World’s First Refrigerated Beach

Dubai Hotel To Offer World’s First Refrigerated Beach 

 The refrigerated beach will include a system of heat-absorbing pipes built under the sand and giant wind blowers

The world’s first refrigerated beach is to be built at a luxury hotel in Dubai so the filthy rich holidaymakers don’t burn their feet on the scalding hot sand.

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Polar Bear To Be Sold Due to Credit Crisis At Zoo

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Knut The Polar Bear

No longer cute, no longer washing powder-white, Knut the celebrity bear has become the latest victim of the credit crunch.

Knut, two years old on Friday, is almost ready to mate – but Berlin Zoo is unable to raise the cash for a new polar bear compound that would give him space to romp around and work off some of his raging hormones. So the zoo, which has made millions out of marketing the once-fluffy bear, is looking for another home.

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Priceline Founder, Jay Walker to Speak at Colorado Inventor Showcase

Colorado Inventor Showcase – 2008
Produced by the DaVinci Institute along with
some of the finest inventors in the world

This year’s event will mark the 4th annual Colorado Inventor Showcase. Each year the Showcase attracts some of the nation’s finest inventors and their incredibly clever inventions. Inventions are judged by a cast of over 50 celebrity judges, and will be on display throughout the afternoon and evening for all attendees.

Featured Speaker Jay S. Walker, Founder of Priceline.com. Jay Walker is chairman of Walker Digital, a private R&D laboratory based in Stamford, CT. He founded the lab in 1994 with the guiding vision that new consumer applications for large-scale networks represent the key growth opportunity for many industries. Walker holds around 250 U.S. patents. In total, Walker Digital has invented about 1,000 applications for the Internet, cell phones, credit-card networks, and casino networks, as well as vending machines and lottery and retail networks. The company employs teams of inventors, engineers, designers, and attorneys. Typically, it partners with Fortune 500 firms to bring its inventions to market. Walker is best known as the founder of Priceline.com. He also founded Synapse, which became the world’s largest seller of magazine subscriptions and is now a unit of Time Warner.

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