Innovation

Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System to Change the Way We Take Our Corners

When it comes right down to it, wheels are pretty much impossible to improve on. Sure, you can reduce their overall weight or have them specially made to match you project, but for the most part wheels have stayed the same for a very long time. The Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System or DAWS is out to change that.t

Dreamy Crinoline Outdoor Furniture For Spring

Everything is fresh and new in Crinoline, Patricia Urquiola's playful, but aristocratic line of outdoor furniture. It's like Spring itself -- fresh, novel, playful, but delightfully haunted by past springs, or were they dreams?

Russia's Innovative Cyber-War on Estonia

There’s a new kind of war in town. Aren’t you thrilled? It entails fighting with bits and bytes instead of bullets, but if you think that means you don’t need to duck, you are mistaken. Read on and learn …well, something new.

Top 10 Business Ideas Suggested On Twitter: They Do Exist! (Part Two)

As promised, here is Part 2 of the Top 10 Business Ideas Suggest On Twitter: They Do Exist! Now we are counting down the top 5 business services the Twitter nation is looking for, as voiced on the world's most popular microblogging site. Entrepreneurs, get ready to scope out your competition if you're looking for inspiration on your next business startup. Twitter users; pay attention while we count down the top 5 business ideas suggested on Twitter, because here's the answer to your wishes!

Animals As Life Support Machines: Is That Technomimicry?

A young designer from the Royal College of Art in London, Revital Cohen, described a world in which animals might replace the machines and medical devices keeping many humans alive. She spoke to an audience attending the Expo, Design Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa at the end of February. Her presentation was about her "Life Support Project."

New iPod Shuffle Drowns Out Predecessors

Apple's new iPod Shuffle is now at the top of the New York Times "Smallest Music Player List" with nothing in second place. Still, its 4GB memory holds 1,000 songs!

Designer Logos: If You Can’t Wear Them, Lick Them

If "clothes make the man," many men and women are out of luck in these dark economic times. Only those who don’t rely on the stability of the stock market, the banks, or the old homefront can afford to buy the real Yves St. Laurent or Gucci ware. But photographer Massimo Gammacurta suggests that if we can’t wear signs of success, maybe we can lick them....

Top 10 Business Ideas Suggested On Twitter: They Do Exist! (Part One)

A recent article by Twingly Blog focused on the top 10 businesses Twitter users are wishing for on the Twitter network. It's only a myth that sharing your wishes, even on Twitter, means they won't come true; because the top 10 business ideas do exist! Read on to discover the businesses that meet the needs of Twitter users worldwide in Part 1 of this two part article.

Get A Better Glow With Vedante Pet Collars And Leashes

Of course, seeing this leash bobbing up and down in the dark might scare the poop out of a driver rounding a bend on a dark night. It's more likely he would back up and turn around than try to hit it.

A Baker's Dozen of Japanese Colonel Sanders Statues

When a southern colonel sets up shop in the far east, the west is history.

Russia Orders Early Warning Radar: Intruders Beware

The Russian military claims it has commissioned a new early-warning radarthat via monitoring will protect its southern flank from potential missile threats. Read on for more details and if you are approaching Russia from the south, beware.

Automobile Technology Makes Unique Design For A Stool: Plopp

While Plopp has the appearance of a stool, it also has the appearance of a stool that can't support more than five pounds of weight! But it's not made like a child's vinyl swimming tube; it's not even made of vinyl! It's all steel, very supportive, and its engineering is similar to that used in automobile manufacturing!

Meet Woof Wear's Naughty Norman: He's Organic

Woof Wear Organics® is a new division of Sherpa Pet Group, and it's all about making natural toys for your dog. No buttons, or bells... no rubber... nothing that you dog could swallow and, as the company puts it, recycle on his own. All natural and all organic fibers with anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties go into making these sweet sweet toys for your precious pooch.

The Russian Nesting Doll Chair: Magic™

Dripta Roy, co-founder of Puur Design, is the magician of the Magic™ chair. It was his intent to use as much as he could of his resource, and it is hard to imagine that he wasted more that a bit of sawdust.

UK’s Most Innovative Restaurant: Inamo Touch Screen Ordering & Video Feed

Who needs waiters and waitresses? UK Asian fusion restaurant Inamo, uses cutting-edge touch screen technology that allows diners to browse and make their meal selections self-sufficiently. Patrons can also watch a live video stream directly from the kitchen so they receive no unwelcome surprises in their meals!