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Proxy spots feature for keno games
A method is provided for playing a keno game that allows for selection of proxy spots in addition to standard spots. A keno board is displayed showing a set of...
Ambidextrous bolt catch and firearm
Firearms where the bolt catch can be released from either side using the same or a substantially similar motion using contact features that look, feel, or...
Electroplating apparatus with contact ring deplating
An electroplating apparatus has a rotor in a head, with a contact ring on the rotor. A lift/rotate actuator may move the head to position a sector of the...
Sod roll layer compactor
A sod harvester comprising a sod cutter assembly that shaves slabs of sod material from a field and cm them into lengths; a sod rolling assembly that rolls the...
Ring for furniture embedded cavity
Continuous square baler
A feeding mechanism for a crop baler having a quick feeding device including hay guides which can be deflected by a semi cylinder compression mechanism. The hay...
Magnetically enhanced energy storage systems and methods
In one embodiment, a system, comprising: a first non-magnetic conductive electrode; a second non-magnetic conductive electrode; a dielectric layer disposed...
Pistol style spray head
A trigger mechanism rocks within a housing to activate pressurized spray. The trigger assembly has a stabilizing bar below the trigger finger guard to steady...
Coordinated soft-touch case packer
Disclosed is a product case packing system with a gripping head assembly and a packaging grid assembly linked by a coordination arm that synchronizes the...
Dust mitigating rake and device for capturing dust from a rake or from
moving job site debris
A dust mitigating device is provided for use in debris handling. A dust mitigating device may comprise a rake having a head and a first axis, a collection head...
Outdoor camping equipment hanging system
An equipment hanging system mountable with a pole includes a first mountable component, a second mountable component, a pole adapter, and a cord. The first...
Method and apparatus for adding new vocabulary to interactive translation
and dialogue systems
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for adding new vocabulary to interactive translation and dialog systems. In one embodiment, a method for...
Optical spread spectrum detection and ranging
Example implementations may relate to an obstacle detection system. In particular, an example device may include a light emitter, a line-image sensor, and a...
Boot binding system with foot latch pedal
Boot binding systems for riding a snow gliding board, including a pair of boot bindings, each member of the pair having a toe latch pedal mechanism at the toe...
Spur handle bursting head
Compositions and methods for enhancing the efficacy of contraceptive
The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods for contraception that also enhance the efficacy of microbicides. Such compositions serve the dual...
Stabilizer for lower dental appliances
The present invention extends to a dental appliance having a set of rigid flanges conforming to a patient's mandibular bone structure and a stabilizer for...
Titration method using a tracer to quantify the titrant
A titration method uses a tracer in the titrant or titrand to quantify the amount of titrant added. The method does not require quantitative addition of titrant...
Fluid management device for exercising athletes
A fluid management device comprising an air filler assembly comprising a filter, a body, a mouthpiece and a flap valve, and a fluid deflector situated between...
Precise broadband frequency modulated laser
A method and apparatus are described including a laser with a plurality of internal or external actuators for affecting an optical frequency of light output by...
Apparatus and method for distributing a tarp over a cargo on a truck load
A tarp distributing apparatus includes a tarp guide device held in an immobile condition adjacent to and extending upright to above a rear location on a truck...
Identifying individual intentions and determining responses to individual
Systems and methods automatically determine responses to intention-focused content based on semantic analysis, natural language analysis, token analysis, social...
Genetically encoded fluorescent sensors for detecting intracellular
signalling through diacylglycerol pathways
Described herein are novel fluorescent sensors for Diacyl Glycerol (DAG) and hosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate (PIP2) that are based on circularly permuted...
An example climbing wall includes: a frame; a plurality of climbing panels connected to the frame; and a plurality of holds, each of the plurality of holds...
Foot snare triggering device
The foot snare triggering device of the present invention is designed to be used with a foot snare, and comprises a trigger plate assembly, having a tension...
Method of subsurface imaging using superposition of sensor sensitivities
from geophysical data acquisition systems
Volume imaging of geological structures and/or man-made objects having physical property using geophysical field sources and/or sensors mounted from at least...
The present disclosure concerns methods for producing purified saponins, such as QS-21, which reduces the number of necessary lyophilization cycles to one by a...
Dual textured coffee mug
Flameless thermal spray system using flame heat source
An apparatus and method for forming a fusible coating or structure comprising a combustor that is operative to combust a fuel and contain the resulting flame to...
Laser-sustained plasma light source
A laser sustained plasma light source having a cell with a gas volume contained within the cell. At least one laser is directed into the gas volume, for...
In-chamber fluid handling system and methods handling fluids using the
A sample chamber is configured to accommodate a target such that a portion of the target is removable as a sample. A carrier gas injection system is configured...
Retractable and extendable tether device
A retractable and extendable tether device that attaches to a hand-held electronic device and selectively replaceably attaches the hand-held electronic device...
Virus-like particles comprising composite capsid amino acid sequences for
enhanced cross reactivity
The present invention provides polypeptides having a composite amino acid sequence derived from a consensus sequence representing the capsid proteins of two or...
Oral hygiene device
Front manifold lever
Laser-sustained plasma light source
A method for producing a laser sustained plasma light by directing at least one laser into a gas volume and igniting a plasma that produces a light. Heated...
Ergonomic guitar support for acoustic guitar
A guitar support device permits ergonomic use of a guitar by a seated user, without attachment of any damaging hardware to the instrument. The guitar rest...
Expandable fence gate frame assembly
An expandable fence gate frame assembly for providing an expandable frame for constructing a fence gate includes a first end assembly, a second end assembly,...
Methods for the production of 3-O-deactivated-4'-monophosphoryl lipid A
The invention relates to a method for extracting lipopolysaccharide (LPS) from rough trough mutant bacteria cells by extracting the cells with an aqueous...
Radiolabeled inhibitors of the amino acid transporters ASCT1 and ASCT2
The present invention relates to a compound of Formula (I) or (II) ##STR00001## or a salt thereof, wherein R is described herein. The compounds are novel...
Trailer tongue guide
A removable guiding apparatus, placed on a trailer hitch extension, that will force the tongue of a trailer over the trailer hitch ball. This system is designed...
Systems and methods for on-line pigging and spalling of coker furnace
Systems and methods for safe on-line pigging decoking of a coker furnace tubes and which also permits on-line spalling operations.
Telescoping plant support with size-adjustable support base
A plant support effective in pots with a base diameter of from about 4 to 24 inches, constructed of a telescoping pole; a central perimeter size-adjustable base...
Method and apparatus for competitive bonus games based upon strategy or
The present invention relates to gaming systems and methods where enablement for play of a bonus game is linked to play of a primary game. A player may qualify...
Continuously variable transmission having a periodic displacement waveform
with a constant velocity portion
A continuously variable transmission (CVT) can include a rotary cam member defining an internal cam surface operably engaged with a cam follower assembly for...
This patent pertains to secondary containment systems. One implementation includes a support assembly that includes an elongate post member and a stabilization...