Author Archive

21 Jul 2014

Vertical Garden Art

You’ve seen vertical gardens, wall planters before but this is next level stuff. Art We Heart makes unique wall art using plants and moss. From trendy symbols like @ and # to cities like LA and NY, each
17 Jul 2014

High Rise Lettuce

A former Sony Corporation semiconductor factory in Japan has been converted into the world’s largest indoor farm. Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura, CEO of Mirai Co., partnered with GE Japan to make his dream of a water,
15 Jul 2014

Cat in Fish Tank

I’m always on the lookout for stylish pet furniture, and this cat house is quite a looker. Made from birch wood, it is open-aired and light. I also like the humorous aspect of it – a cat
10 Jul 2014

App to Find Produce That Turns Ripe

Your family is sick of peaches. Your freezer is crammed with ’em. Your coworkers and neighbors have started politely refusing your cobbler. Solution? The internet, obvs! The site Ripe Near Me aims to connect peeps trying to
9 Jul 2014

Playbulb

If you can’t spear any space for sound equipment, consider this – Playbulb, a light bulb and a bluetooth speaker in one. It’s an LED lamp in a shape of a traditional Edison’s bulb paired with a
8 Jul 2014

The Importance of Data Measuring Apps For Your Business

It’s summertime and holiday season is upon us! It’s time to stock up on suncream, invest in another questionable “holiday hat” and brace your nearest and dearest for the sight of your pale, hairy legs in shorts.
8 Jul 2014

Shoes Made From Plastic Waste

With so many products being made out of plastic, it seems inevitable that when us humans are done with said products, we toss them. They, in turn, end up in the landfill or washed ashore on some
7 Jul 2014

High Protein Chips

Six Foods has created a brand of chips made from crickets that could make insect meat palatable for the western world. The brainchild of three Harvard graduates — Laura D’Asaro, Rose Wang and Meryl Natow — the
28 Jun 2014

Cool Marketing Strategies for Start-Ups

A company in possession of a good product must be in want of marketing. After all, if no-one knows about your product or service: no-one’s going to pay for it. In fact, the only time when a
27 Jun 2014

Employee Uniforms: Hot or Not?

Uniforms for employees have become pretty rare in recent years; most clothes shops simply have their staff wear brands that they sell, workmen tend to wear whatever they want as long as it meets regulations and the
26 Jun 2014

House Printing

The 3D printing revolution is almost at the point where there can be a printer in any home. But what about using a printer to build the house itself? The Dutch company DUS Architects is working on
25 Jun 2014

Cool but Pricey Business Ideas

Starting your own business will always entail some initial costs, but some ideas are considerably more expensive than others. It takes a brave person to go into such a venture, knowing that there’s always the possibility they