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I am a 25 year-old father of one, currently seeking work in the automotive field. I just moved to Aumsville, Oregon. I like movies, guitar, playing with my daughter, and hunting for cool trends.
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I'm kinda' tall and I don't go anywhere without my hat.
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If I stare at the screen long enough they just pop up out of nowhere.lol
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A car that defies gravity!LOL
Eco-Conscious Snow Clearers
Eco-Conscious Snow Clearers
Clean Your Driveway With a Pedal-Powered Snow Plow
A pedal-powered snow plow is an easy and fun way to clear away unwanted snow. This human-powered snow plow is made from used lawnmower and bike parts. As well as being a fun activity, it is a zero-emissions… MORE
Colorblind Traffic Lights
Colorblind Traffic Lights
The UNIsignal Incorporates Shapes into Stoplights for Accessibility
UNISignal is a new design for traffic lights that will better enable the colorblind and visually impaired to distinguish when it is safe to go. The new traffic light is basically the same, but with the… MORE
Bartending Flip Flops
Bartending Flip Flops
Uncap Your Beverages With Bottle Opener Sandals
Bottle opener sandals are an excellent way to be more self-contained while you're out and about. These flip flop top poppers allow you to keep a bottle opener with you at all times without that annoying… MORE
Disco Auto Washes
Disco Auto Washes
Happy Cow Car Wash Introduces the Lazer Show Laser Wash
The Lazer Show laser wash is a fun and colorful way to get your car clean. For about 10 dollars, you can get your car squeaky clean and enjoy a fantastic show. The Happy Cow Car Wash features 7,400 LED… MORE
Wine Bottle Incense Burners
Wine Bottle Incense Burners
Smoking Bottle Incense Burners are Decorative and Safe
A smoking bottle incense burner is a decorative and safe way to burn your favorite incense. These wine bottle burners come in all different themes, designs and colors.  The main feature that makes a… MORE
War-Inspired Monocycles
War-Inspired Monocycles
The 'Monobike' Concept Takes Inspiration from WWII
With its sleek design, the 'Monobike' is the wave of the future for motorcycle riders. These one-wheeled motorcycles were inspired by the WWII motorcycles, but with an extra twist: The Monobike contains… MORE
Masterful Adhesive Arts
Masterful Adhesive Arts
Benson J. Bercovitz Creates Amazing Duct Tape Art
Benson J. Bercovitz has found a new way of showing an artistic side by creating a work of duct tape art. These colorful pictures are constructed mainly of colored duct tape and 1/4 inch fiberboard for… MORE
Appliance-Controlling Apps
Appliance-Controlling Apps
Unify4life Develops a Universal Smartphone App
Unify4life has developed a universal smartphone app that allows you to control household appliances with your smartphone. This app will let you communicate with just about any component in your entertainment… MORE
Robotic Pet-Sitters
Robotic Pet-Sitters
Keep an Eye on Your Animals While You are Away with the Pet Care Robot
The Pet Care Robot not only lets you keep an eye on your animals while on vacation, it even lets you play with them! These robotic pet-sitters come equipped with two webcams, a microphone, a speaker and… MORE
Killer Instrumentals
Killer Instrumentals
Intimidate the Masses with the Gun Guitar
Entertain and intimidate your friends with a rambunctious Rambo-like gun guitar. These unique kick-ass guitars come in all shapes, sizes and calibers. While this specialized musical weapon may not look… MORE
DIY Bottled Gardens
DIY Bottled Gardens
Turn Your Old Glass Bottles into a Pop Bottle Greenhouse
A pop bottle greenhouse is a new way to recycle soda bottles and be environmentally friendly at the same time. The greenhouse in the pictures above is constructed of over 1,000 2-liter pop bottles, and… MORE
Studying Primate Alcoholism
Studying Primate Alcoholism
Vervet Monkeys Steal Drinks, Reveal Clues About Human Drinking Habits
The Vervet monkey was brought to the Caribbean about 300 years ago and has become known for snatching alcoholic beverages from unsuspecting vacationers. The up side is that the alcohol-loving monkeys’… MORE
Frighteningly Festive Puppets
Frighteningly Festive Puppets
Create Halloween Shows With a Skeleton Marionette
Entertain your friends and family with this skeleton marionette, which is quite festive for Halloween. Create your very own Halloween show with these unique human-like puppets that you bring to life. The… MORE
Cheap PrePaid Phones
Cheap PrePaid Phones
Tracfone Gets Rid of Your Monthly Mobile Bill
Tracfone is a low-cost, pre-paid cellular phone that has international calls at local rates. They have brand name phones like Motorola, LG and Samsung starting at under $10. You can pay as you go or set… MORE
DIY Eco Car Conversions
DIY Eco Car Conversions
Transform Your Gas Guzzler to an Electric With Electricity4gas Kit
Electricity4gas is a do-it-yourself project that allows you to convert your gas vehicle into an eco-friendly automobile. The battery charges overnight and costs $1 to charge. The electric motor that takes… MORE
DIY Bicycle Buggies
DIY Bicycle Buggies
American Speedster Bike Car Kits Are a Perfect Rainy-Day Project
These awesome bike car kits from American Speedster come with everything you need to build your very own four-wheeled buggy bike. American Speedster offers several styles; each comes with PVC pipe and… MORE
Dissolving Golf Balls
Dissolving Golf Balls
These Eco Golf Balls Won't Take Forever to Decompose
Eco Golf Balls are the newest way to be green on the green. These environmentally friendly balls are 100% biodegradable and dissolve in water in just a short period of time. This is unlike regular golf… MORE
Beefy Refurbished Car Designs
Beefy Refurbished Car Designs
The 2011 Dodge Challenger is 1970s Style and 2011 Muscle Tech
The 2011 Dodge Challenger brings forth a whole new twist on muscle cars. For this new model, Dodge has decided to keep the same basic look as the 1970s Challenger, aside from the engine.  While the 2010… MORE
Remote-Controlled Sasquatches
Remote-Controlled Sasquatches
This Bigfoot 'The Monster' Toy is a Mythical Marvel
Bigfoot 'The Monster' is great fun for the whole family and will be in stores fall of 2010. This remote-controlled toy has a wide range of motions, tricks, and phrases. The toy's abilities include walking,… MORE
Toilet Tank Aquariums
Toilet Tank Aquariums
Save Water with the Eco-friendly Fish 'n Flush
The Fish n' Flush brings life to your bathroom decor with its fish tank toilet kit. This extraordinary idea is not entirely about looks, as the tank is also eco-friendly. The design of the Fish n' Flush… MORE
DIY Solar Brewers
DIY Solar Brewers
The Beer Can Solar Heater Lowers Heating Bills
The Beer Can Solar Heater is easy to make as well as eco-friendly. You can heat your home and lower your heating bill with an easy-to-build solar heater made out of empty beer cans, cardboard and cellophane… MORE
Revamped Muscle Cars
Revamped Muscle Cars
The 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Has Horsepower With Style
Ford Motor Company's 2011 Ford Shelby GT500 has a sleeker look and more horsepower than the 2010 edition. Ford used a supercharged 5.4-liter V-8 that packs a punch with 550 horses. The 2011 Ford Shelby… MORE