Innovation

Lucky Break Wishbones:Strange Niche Holiday Business

If you haven't heard of synthetic wishbones, then you probably should have because it's a six figure industry that makes up a niche holiday business.

Interior Designer's Mr. Potato Head: Mr. Light By Tomás Alonso

You may not get the similarity between Mr. Light, by designer Thomás Alonso, and Mr. Potato Head, by toy company Hasbro... not right away.

Pocket Radar: Tiny Speed-Tracking Device

The Pocket Radar brings the function of one of the most despised devices on earth to your pocket.

Music Card MP3 Player Makes Mobile Music Listening A Snap!

Sounds like a nice camera? Exactly - with this thin, lightweight, portable Music Card MP3 Player you can see the big picture while hearing all your fave tunes.

New GPS Highway System Takes Control of Your Car...Makes Road Trips Easier?

The seemingly endless hunt for ways to improve our day-to-day commute has led to many interesting and unique ideas.  While many are less than feasible, every now and again one comes along that just might be able to make a difference.  The GPS based “Sartre” system may be able to join this elite league of automotive innovations.

Anti-Theft Collapsible Bike Wheel

These concept wheels provide an interesting new reason for thieves to pass your bike over (or at least spend an extra 3 minutes stealing it).

Environmentally Friendly TV Remote Runs On Touch, Not Batteries

Power your TV remote control just by using it? It's more likely than you think. Practical, environmentally friendly piezoelectric powered devices now being developed could completely replace batteries in the future.

Portable Air Hockey Brings The Game Where It Never Existed Before

Portable Air Hockey is a great solution that allows for play of the popular game pretty much anywhere.

Sushi Bars For Pets: Where Dogs And Cats Eat "Rawrrr"

Even veterinarians are recommending raw food diets for pets these days, but other marketing of raw food diets has lagged behind consumer interest, perhaps because the large pet food manufacturers with big marketing budgets have not jumped into the trend... yet.  But at least two small companies with raw food pet diets have found a delicious way to present their raw pet foods: sushi bars.

Sarah Palin Trades In Twitter Tweets For Facebook Powder!

How can anyone forget the now infamous 'lipstick on a pig' reference during the last political campaign and the hockey Mom from the Tundra that turned "going rogue" into a mantra. Well now that same lady is using the "powder" of social media to sell books and position herself for a run at the highest post in the land.

"Pirate" Murdoch Claims Search Engines Arrrhhh Stealing His Material

What do you get when you cross legacy newspapers with an arch conservative right-wing publisher? Rupert Murdoch, that's who! In a new twist as how to not play nice with Google and the other top search engines, Murdoch's controversial approach might either become a new business model for other newspapers to emulate, or a crash and burn scenario that sees the rise and fall of his own Phoenix!

The Galactic Suite Space Resort: Out Of This World Accommodations Available By 2012

A unique vacation is hard to come by, but we're only a few years away from being able to take a vacation that offers a real out of this world experience.


Greepers: Stylish Shoelaces That Never Need To Be Tied!

Sometimes it's unfortunate that the most talked about fashion items only make ito a period of conceptualization and never actually hit the streets or the runways. In some cases, they've been created strictly for the purpose of chatter, where the fashion isn't the focus at all, but a manipulative marketing ploy is. Released earlier this year, there's one concept that should make it off the pages of a magazine despite its role in media manipulation.


Step Aside GPS: Manhole Navigation Concept Is Taking Over

Navigation takes a turn for the steampunk in the Map Hole concept, designed for use in urban environments.

Anthologie Quartett Catena: A Unique Bike Chain Clock

Bored with the traditional LCD or analog clock? For just over two Gs, you can tell time (sort of) with this stunning piece of wall art.