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Innovation

Riding A Bike In Montreal Just Got Easier

Bikes included, the city of Montreal is about to get North America's first self-serve bike rental system.

A High-Tech Classroom on Wheels

Technology is developing across every genre around the world. Sometimes though it takes a really simple idea to make us realize that. One such idea came from the minds Gollifer Langston's Architects based in London. Their idea for a transportable "Classroom of the Future" could very well change how we look at modern education.

New Invention Lets You Touch Your Speakers More Often

The latest product from Genius not only has a style that you can see, but one you can also touch.

Reincarnating The Voluptuous Madam Rubens... From A Mattress

If you remember your art history, Peter Paul Rubens was the 17th century Dutch artist best known for his paintings of cherubic children and voluptuously chubby young women. The Madam Rubens created by Frank Willems, a modern Dutch designer, is definitely voluptuous. She's in the form of a chair created from layers of recycled mattresses.

Shed Some Light On This: The Transforming, Energy Efficient Lamp

A Chinese college student has created an energy-saving lamp that brings in more light the bigger you make the lamp shade. And it has a smiley face!

Advanced Hunting Knife May Be A Bit Too Much

Weaponry has always been advanced by technology. Insuring the safety of divers, hunters and campers is important, but the concept behind one new invention might take personal weaponry a bit too far.


If You Were A Chair, What Brilliant Gem Would You Be?

What's your favorite gem? Diamond? Amythyst? Topaz ? The line of Brilliant, by Robby e Francesca Cantarutti, has many brilliant gems ... in chair form!

 


Laser Technology Takes Away Pain of the Dentist

The one thing I hate most in the world is going to the dentist. All those drills, needles, scalpels and machines, it makes my skin crawl. And the after effects too – I could do without the swelling, bleeding and numb lips.

Recycled Cameras Become Re:vision Bracelets

A passion for cameras combined with a vision for recycling are the hallmarks of my current find. Selling under the name re:vision the bracelets are handcrafted using discarded camera components.

A New Way to Look at Public Transportation

When we think of public transportation, images of crowded buses and cramped subways come to mind. And even though the public transit systems are better for the environment than everyone driving, they still produce emissions. However, a new design may change the way we look at transportation available to everyone.

Sony Expands Bluetooth Capability In Car Stereos

It’s interesting to know that as portable music devices and stereo systems “evolve”, car audio devices aren’t left behind. With Sony’s new product available, people can now experience an all-in-one car stereo.

Stroke Foam

Aneurysms, or the buildup in pressure of blood in one spot of a vein in the brain ,is a leading cause of strokes, with more than 30,000 cases being diagnosed every year, on average. Treatment of this condition has been limited, but a recent break though may change all that.

5 Innovative Ways To Play In The Pool

Summer doesn’t have to be the same old thing year after year, especially when it comes to your days spent in the swimming pool.

Profile of Innovation: New Thinking About Cars with Think

With the message is "Don't just drive - THINK!", Think Global AS is being positioned as the car company of the 21st century. Their vision is to provide carefree, carbon-free mobility - a better way of moving

Jura’s F90 Internet-Connected Coffee Maker: A Dangerous Brew?

Is your Jura F90 Internet-Connected Coffee Maker putting you, your PC and the strength of your coffee at risk? Read on, if you dare.

Oh Deer! Humane Trophy Puzzles From Cardboard Safari!

From a part of the country that can't wait for deer hunting season, Cardboard Safari, has introduced some clever and versatile deer head puzzles, antlers and all, that look remarkably like deer head trophies. No animals were killed on this safari; all trophies are made out of cardboard.

Collapsible Surfboard: Perfect For Surfers On The Go

A new design by Nicholas Notara is bringing the compact item concept outside of the city and into the lifestyles of those who spend their time at the beach.

Taking Over Music Formats, One MT9 At A Time

Replacing the MP3 format has been seen as an impossible task. But a South Korean firm is supporting a new digital audio format that's making more than just noise.

Shining A Light On Lamp Innovations

Finding a unique lamp for you own room can be quite a drag, but one new design could shine a light on the situation.

Married To Your Keyboard? Cool Number & Letter Scarves From The New Little Factory

What some people won't do for the love of numbers! If you're one of them, there's a micro suede, laser-cut Number Scarf at the Little Factory with your number on it.