Innovation

iSnack2.0 Was No Vitameatavegamin!

It sounded like a good idea. Create a viral buzz campaign built around a contest to rename Kraft's Vegemite's cream cheese spread first launched in 1923. Out of 48,000 Australian entrants, the food company selected the winner who submitted the name "Vegemite iSnack2.0" because of its inference of making something new out of something old. So what went wrong?

Flip.to, Social Media Tool Creates Evangelists, Buzz & Sales

To promote a brand in today's Web 2.0 milieu, one no longer needs the excessive advertising and promotional budgets that have been previously required in the past. In today's business climate, its important to select social media tools that are cost-efficient, create evangelists,generate a viral buzz and produce sales. With the recent launch and beta test of Flip.to, brands and social media specialists now have access to a tool that can accomplish all those goals.

Antiviral Business Suits Fight H1N1 Swine Flu With Science & Style

Exposure to the H1N1 Swine Flu virus is an extra hazard Japan's frazzled "salarymen" simply do not need. Fear not, honorable office warriors, Haruyama Trading Co. is riding to the rescue with a new line of snazzy looking, flu-fighting business suits!

ACG Surfboard Roof Rack For Your Bike

This interesting surfboard bike rack puts the board over your head. Mount one of these overhead board racks to your Schwinn and tote your surfboard to the beach without using a drop of gas.

Proaesthetics: Supportive Medical Devices With A Fashionable And Artistic Interpretation

No one likes to wear or use necessary medical devices, but when it's a case of incapacitation versus fashionably crippled it's a worthwhile sacrifice to make. But now there's a designer who has made sure you don't need to with fashion-friendly medical wear.

Drop The Chargers With Powermat Wireless Charging

Powermat is an interesting new charger that wirelessly charges devices such as iPhones, Blackberries and Nintendo DS units. Drop the extra wires and streamline your charging.

Social Media Nazi Says "No Twitter For You"

Anyone that remembers the classic Seinfeld episode, "Soup Nazi" will be able to relate to  the current prohibition of Twitter and Facebook in the workplace. Working 9 to 5,  what can an employee do when he or she gets the urge to dip his or her toe in the Twitterstream? Unfortunately, there are too many Social Media Nazis out there throwing the hammer down on this type of activity.

Bicycle Parking Concept Raises Bikes Like Flags

An interesting new solution for urban bike commuters, this long-term bike parking facility rethinks the way that you store your bike. As with any new idea, the design brings both positives and negatives.

6 Furniture Designs With Split Personalities From The Palindrome Series

The way to perfect 3-D symmetry is the mold and cast. British designer Peter Marigold has achieved just that in the split-personallity furniture he calls the Palindrome Series.

Tweetup In Space, The Final Frontier

Twitter has conquered a lot of international territory around the world, but tweeting into Space is definitely allowing man to go where no man has gone before. Astronauts Nicole Stoff and Jeff Williams who are currently circumnavigating the globe at five miles a second will attend a Tweetup while in space.

Hammock Bliss Ultralight Travel Daypack

This backpack is so compact and light, it's doesn't look like a backpack at all--up until you need it to be.

Camp Millionaire: Educating The Youth For Future Economic Certainty

While many have a different perspective on why and how North America has found itself in the financial position it is today, some blame lack of education from a young age regarding money management and the accumulation of wealth. One business, Camp Millionaire is aiming to change this by educating today's children to become the millionaires of the future.


Top Ten Social Media Sex, Lies & Videotaped Tales

On the one hand, social media has connected us with our fellow man (and woman) in a much more upfront and personal way. On the other hand, social media has connected us with our fellow man (and woman) in a much more upfront and personal way!

Panda Dung Makes Short Work of Waste

Panda dung is green... who knew? Evidently researchers from Kitasato University in Tokyo did, and now the many hours they spent analyzing the leavings of leaf-eating giant pandas has them smelling like roses. 

Fox to Add Interesting Features to Blu-ray Discs

Fox is planning a host of new upgrades to make the Blu-ray experience more engaging for the viewer. Access new content, enjoy faster loading and expect an overall better Blu-ray experience in the future.