Equine Dehydration: It's Not Just About Leading Your Horse To Water

Exercising, even moderately, in mid-day summer heat, you are at risk for dehydration and, possibly, heat stroke.  But your horse is 3 to 10 times more likely to succumb to heat stress than you are.  Here's what you need to know to let your horse keep his cool....

Mommy Greenest, Today's Environmentally-Friendly Travel Influencer

There's a reason they call our planet "Mother Earth."  With nearly 1 billion tourists crisscrossing the globe annually, today's Moms find it more important than ever for their families to minimize their carbon footprints and reduce the impact they make on the earth's natural and cultural resources. 

Andrew Kim Hits Another Home Run With "Google Vitamin" Concept

How many industrial designers have a world-wide fan club when they are design school Freshmen?  Andrew Kim has had one ever since he took on Coca-Cola in his Eco Coke Bottle design, the square-carton, green answer to the Coke bottle and can.  Now, Kim is taking on the Google in his design and packaging of Google Vitamin and his simple concept for the Google Vitamin website.


Subway Sandwich Japan Says 'Eat Fresher' With Lettuce Grown In The Store

Subway Sandwich's motto is "Eat Fresh" and in Japan they really mean it: the fast food powerhouse's new Tokyo location offers fresh hydroponic lettuce grown right in the store!

A Pill To Inhibit Fear Seen As Useful To U.S. Military

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel suggest the possibility of a pharmaceutical manipulation of the brain that would make cowards into heroes!

Zynga's Social Media Games - Google Checkout vs PayPal

On July 10, a story broke on Techcrunch  inferring that Google was secretly investing $100-200 million in social media gaming with Zynga, the online game-maker of Farmville and Mafia Wars. While Google becoming a developer of online games is an interesting venture for the search giant, I think the bigger story is why? 

Schools Shell Out For Environmentally Friendly, Dustless Chalk

Chalk it up to environmental awareness plus the desire to improve the performance of blackboard chalk in computer classrooms. Either way, this new dustless chalk from Japan is worth shelling out for.

Social Media For Hotel Guests & Airlines Passengers When Location Isn't Enough!, the comprehensive social media service for hotels and airlines distinguishes itself from other tools currently available in that it communicates with hotel guests and airline passengers at time of booking. In what's called magnetic marketing, it's the time when the brand and customer are most attracted to each other, and dispels today's popular belief that proximity is the best means for rewarding visitors.

WikiReader Portable Wikipedia Viewer Provides Knowledge On The Go

Have knowledge, will travel? WikiReader's upcoming Japanese version will put Tokyo tourists in the know, wherever they go.

LeBron James: Future Champion Or Major Choker?

Well, it's finally over. The most hyped up, debated, discussed, analyzed and otherwise overplayed free agency in history is all done. And it may just be one of the biggest disappointments in sports since...well since LeBron's last embarrassing choke.

Social Media & Flash Mobs For National Dance Day!

For one day, Americans can forgot about who's dancing around political issues and join in a bi-partisan dance-off organized through social media channels. Mark your calendars for July 31 when the first National Dance Day takes off nationwide, and learn how to 'Flash Mob Dance' whether you think you can dance or not.

YouTube Raises Hope & Not So Savvy Parents

It's a fact - our Millennial children are having little Millennials of their own. And perhaps not having paid a lot attention to their own role models - they're struggling with the new job responsibilities. Marketers and TV execs are using YouTube and humor to portray the angst and struggle of the latest generation to adjust to their new roles as first-time parents.

Has 'Fast Company' Pulled A Fast One On Social Media Influence?

Story-tellers in today's social media milieu seem to have fallen into the trap of 'working' a story more than 'telling' the story.  Interesting angles have always been the mainstay of good journalism, but when a story's end play is whether or not it can 'go viral,' that's when we start to lose focus of what's really important. Critics believe that's the case with a debate brewing over whether or not Fast Company is playing fast and loose with 'influencers.'

Stem Cell Treatment Heals Spinal Cord Injuries In Mice

The prospects for people paralyzed by spinal cord injuries just took a great leap forward, as Japanese researchers have succeeded in restoring the damaged spinal cords of mice using pluripotent stem cells.

Workplace Aggression Causes Mistakes, Even In Operating Rooms

We've all been there.  Every workplace seems to have one or more agressive employees or supervisors that behave agressively or rudely on the job.  A new study conducted by a psychologist at the University of Aberdeen in Great Britain, shows how harmful that behavior is to the performance of workers.