Art and Design

Recycled Roof Tile Birdhouses Not Just For Clay Pigeons

Japanese designer Tomoko Azumi has found a use for previously non-recyclable ceramic roof tiles: each tile becomes the roof of a birdhouse.

Fruit Slice Mini Memo Dispensers Sweeten Up Your Desktop

Tired of giving co-workers a piece of your mind? Next time try sending a slice of life - from your desktop Apple or Pear memo dispenser!

9 Most Inventive Flip Flops Of Summer 2009

Summer's coming to a close, and it's time to start reflecting on all of those fond memories of beaches and margaritas, and while we're at it, let's not forget about the fashion. Summer 2009 brought some truly innovative and inventive fashion. A favorite summer staple, the flip flop popped up in a variety of forms that were fashionable, functional and wacky.


Prius 6-Door Limo Goes To Great Lengths For Hybrid Efficiency

Coming after the innovative yet outrageous Prius Hearse, the Prius Limo stretches the concept of hybrid efficiency to new heights... or should we say, lengths.

LED Key Lights Locks, Locates Lost Latches

In what seems to be an obvious design decision, Lexon has created a mini LED flashlight that clips on a keychain and... wait for it... looks like a key!

Modern & Whimsical Accessories By Fred Butler: Origami Inspired Fashion

Origami has a whimsical quality that can be translated to beautiful fashion, and one designer recently made those creative dreams a reality with accessories that have a modern take on the cultural craft.

Tailored Music: Personalized Love Songs For The Musically Disinclined

Jealous of all of those musicians who manage to woo the ladies by writing and performing their own personalized love songs? Cheesy or not, now it's possible to have a love song written and recorded without any artistic or musical talent.

Magnum PI Inspired Accessories: The Tom Selleck Moustache Necklace

Moustache necklaces have been the big trend; but until recently, the trend has been small and dainty jewelry pieces, at least until someone came up with the bright idea to create a Magnum PI inspired moustache design.

Hottest Men’s Shoe Trend Of The Summer: Sanuk Pick Pocket Sidewalk Surfer Shoes

One of the trendiest styles that have hit the streets this summer are the Sanuk Pick Pocket Sidewalk Surfer Shoes that have become extremely popular with celebrities. If you haven't heard about these, you'll want to, because with summer drawing to a close who knows where these trendy shoes will pop up on sale.


Stroke's Extra Leg: Leg Warmers Designed To Protect Your Pants

The leg warmers of the 80's and the most recent decade where the style has made an appearance are designed more for fashion than function, although they do offer some level of warmth as promised by their name. Stroke's Extra Leg is similar in design, but it serves a very different purpose that is more about function than fashion.

Inventions On A Theme: Jigthings

The first advice given to a new writer is "Write what you know." It should, as well, be the advice given to a new inventor: Invent what you know.

America's Best Restrooms...The Top Five Winners Of 2009

You're not alone if you never knew there was an America's Best Restroom contest, but some must of known about it because these winners were voted for by an online public. It may be that you also never heard of the 2009 winner, the Shoji Tabuchi Theatre restroom, or the location of the winner, Branson, Missouri. But now that the theatre has won the America's Best Restroom (ABR) Award, a lot more folks will know about it and may visit it just to use the restroom!

Easter Chic: Couture Bunny Ears Hit The Runways

A new trend is hitting the runways for Fall 2009, and it's one that would have been better suited for spring, because it's pretty Easter chic. Read on to find out what it is, and tell me if it's something that you would wear for more than one holiday season.


Retro Wearable Wrist Computer: Fashion and Technology Faux Pas Of The 80's

This wearable gadget is about to get you thinking "just look at how far we come", and while retro fashions might be becoming trendy in a very big way, this is one design that should have remained in the 80's.


Kilobike Expandable Bike

Tired of buying a bike for your child every year or two? Kilobike expands to properly fit growing children.