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A fascinating feature story or live show interview – Invite inventor and author Cy Tymony onto your show and amaze and dazzle your audience with example after example of remarkable ideas that people can do themselves. Cy resides in Los Angeles (Torrance, CA) but is a frequent visitor to Chicago and New York City.

See Cy Tymony on Attack of the Show! Here

Special feature story inquiries welcome. Cy Tymony will happily tailor a feature story or show to meet your needs. We have simple one page how-to’s on a variety of timely topics (green, money saving, science, etc.), and will tailor to your needs. Review and promotion copies available upon request.

Contact: Cy Tymony310-502-0598 cy@sneakyuses.comor just hit reply to this email for a fast response.

When times get tough, the tough get smarter, creative and imaginative!

Sneaky uses for everyday household objects

Helps you get the most out of everything!

They say that necessity is the mother of invention.Well if times are hard economically, it’s time to get creative and make the most out of what we have.

Inventor Cy Tymony can show people how to turn everyday objects and discarded leftover objects from around the house into valuable tools, toys, and devices that can save replace the need for new products, can save people money and reduce and even avoid needless expense.

Cy Tymony is a real-life MacGyver – someone that people might liken to Mr. Gadget, Maxwell Smart, a mad scientist or a modern day scientific wizard — only he’s the real thing.

In grade school, he defended himself against school bullies with the help of a spring loaded shocker hidden up his sleeve.

As an adult, he teaches and dazzles people of all ages everywhere with the remarkable demonstrations of ingenuity, imagination and creativity.

People often take for granted the common items and devices they use in everyday life. Looks can be deceiving. It’s not what things appear to be, it’s what they can become.

Milk can be turned into plastic; with the twist of a screw any FM radio can eavesdrop on aircraft broadcasts; a radio can be made from a penny, you can reveal counterfeit currency, learn how to make alternative energy science projects, make a boomerang with a bookmark, how to turn a TV tray into a 6-foot robot, how boats are made with milk cartons, how POWs made an airplane out of sleeping bags and more.

Let Cy Tymony show your audience how to make the most of everyday items in amazing and fun and remarkable ways.

“Things” will never seem the same again.

People will see exactly what they can do to transform ordinary objects into extraordinary and useful concoctions right at home.

Look at this sampler of what he can do – here are (More than) 10 Sneaky Ways to Save Money and Reuse Holiday Discards

  • Verify your Currency with a Magnet
  • Turn holiday cards and gift boxes into boomerangs and toy gliders
  • Turn used gift wrap into a Frisbee
  • Adapt a portable AM/FM radio into an aircraft radio receiver
  • Hide and Sneak: Sneaky ways to secure your valuables
  • Convert old party cups into sneaky calculators for kids
  • Turn chip cans and a radio-controlled car into a sneaky robot/meal tray
  • Use holiday odds and ends to make a 007 ‘Gadget Jacket’
  • Make an Eco Hat and ‘Green’ Snack kits to conserve consumables
  • Make a magical levitating photo display
  • Use toy walkie-talkies and RC cars into intercoms and room security alarms
  • Adapt large gift boxes into a Sneaky Robot Recycle Bin

That’s not all.There are many, many more to choose from.For each of these Cy Tymony can demonstrate the step-by-step instructions to complete the projects in just a few minutes.

Perfect for science and gadget lovers, would be inventors, anyone who loves puzzles and jokes, Cy Tymony and his Sneaky Uses will provide people with fun, education, useful and even quirky ideas that will excite and amaze people in almost any situation using common household items.

This fun, entertaining and educational session will transform and amaze your audience.

Interview Cy Tymony and Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things

Cy Tymony is an amazing inventor.By reading comic books and studying science as a young boy he amazed his friends with unusual scientific projects, demonstrations and ideas.He is trained in auto mechanics, electronics, video and audio technology and computer science and has taken courses in martial arts, security and survival techniques.For decades has focused his enthusiasm, creativity and imagination on educating people of all ages and walks of life.He is the author of the Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things book series.

Cy Tymony is a real live renaissance man. He has lots of media experience.He is a wonderful and inspiring guest with a childlike enthusiasm for science and technology.His Sneaky Uses books explore the delight of finding.He has an incredible and contagious energy who delights in sharing the wonders of the human potential.

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, a science best-seller, has been featured on CNN Headline News, the Los Angeles Times, and in U.S. News & World Report. It is available at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Crown, Powells, Hastings, independent book stores and online at Barnes & Noble.com and at Amazon.com

Cy will appear in episodes of the upcoming PBS series special Make: TV airing nationwide, starting January 2009.

Promotion copies are available to support audience participation and involvement!

 

 

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things

By Cy Tymony

The Books:

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things2003

Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things2005

Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things2007

The Sneaky Book for Boys2008

The Sneaky Book for Girls2008

Titles to be published in 2009:

Sneaky GREEN Uses for Everyday Things

Sneaky Science & Magic Tricks

For more information visit www.sneakyuses.com

What People Are Saying Check it out yourself!

“For folks who wonder why they keep tossing odds and ends in that junk drawer in the kitchen, Sneaky Uses for Everyday things… offers evidence that technology doesn’t always have to come from best Buy, Amazon.com or Microsoft,”

U.S. News and World Report

“Thank you Cy…for opening up the world of tinkering and creativity to a whole new generation looking to get their hands dirty with new and exciting projects.”

-NPR’s Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday

Here’s free access to nine Sneaky Uses how-to projects for Recycling, Reuse, Rethinking, and Energy Usage:

http://www.youtube.com/groups_videos?name=Recycle

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things is recommended by the National Science Teachers Association

Link to US NEWS & WORLD REPORT article:

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/culture/articles/040202/2tech.div.htm

Link to Los Angeles Times article:

http://articles.latimes.com/2007/nov/01/entertainment/gd-kids1

Magazine articles about Sneaky Uses

http://www.makezine.com/pub/au/Cy_Tymony

Boys Life article

http://www.boyslife.org/hobbies-projects/funstuff/1070/sneaky-uses-for-everyday-things/comment-page-7

Cy will appear in episodes of the upcoming PBS series special Make: TV starting January 2009

A fascinating feature story or live show interview – Invite inventor and author Cy Tymony onto your show and amaze and dazzle your audience with example after example of remarkable ideas that people can do themselves.Cy resides in LA but is a frequent visitor to Chicago and New York City.

Special feature story inquiries welcome.Cy Tymony will happily tailor a feature story or show to meet your needs.We have simple one page how-to’s on a variety of timely topics (green, money saving, science, etc.), and will tailor to your needs.Review and promotion copies available upon request.

Contact:Cy Tymony310-502-0598cy@sneakyuses.comor just hit reply to this email for a fast response.