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23 Aug 2015

Low Cost Startup Ideas: Starting a Home Daycare

Longtime readers will know we’re full of ideas about how to start a low-cost business. But we haven’t covered the concept of a home daycare in quite a while, and because it’s such a promising possibility for
21 Aug 2015

Podzook Living In a Pod

Remember Archipod? Well, Judy Bernier instantly fell in love with them (just like us) when she spotted them online. The sad fact was that they were only available in the UK. After working with Archipod’s inventor Chris
20 Aug 2015

YO! Home

Designer Simon Woodroffe, creator of YO! Sushi and YOTEL, has recently unveiled an exciting new concept – YO! Home. A technologically advanced take on compact living, YO! Home introduces many unexpected space-saving ideas. “Homes are our refuge, our rock.
6 Aug 2015

Food Rings

Using 3d printing, laser cutting, and CNC technologies, TourDeFork designs easy and accessible DIY projects which can be downloaded for free from the monthly Italian magazine CASAfacile’s website and taken to the nearest FABlab to be transformed into
5 Aug 2015

The Green-Roofed Wave Home

The Wave Home has two floors. On the ground level the living room, kitchen and multimedia space open up towards the exterior by sliding walls. The upper level houses two bedrooms and a bathroom that can be
4 Aug 2015

PaperJohn For Groceries

Plastic carrier bags are typically petroleum-based, take a long time to decompose and are often imported from distant countries. They’re also tricky to carry when cycling. The new PaperJohn tackles all of these issues. It’s a backpack
3 Aug 2015

Poland’s All in One Apartment

Polish designer Szymon Hanczar managed to squeeze all basics of a proper living space, such as bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, office, longing area, storage, all in this small, unadorned 140 sq ft apartment. And the place looks quite airy too. Pretty
31 Jul 2015

Growth Pot

Repotting a plant is a big chore (and in my case, a sure death sentence to a plant). Which is why London based studio Ayaskan created Growth, a smart adaptable pot that changes its size to fit its inhabitant’s needs.
30 Jul 2015

Ocean Plastic Waste Into Shoes

adidas is taking the phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” to a whole new level. They’ve teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, an organization that aims to raise awareness about ocean pollution. On June
29 Jul 2015

5 Steps to the Fortune 500

An entrepreneurial mindset is a valuable asset to anyone. It is a mindset that can get you to think in a way that will almost inherently bring some sort of success. However, it is a necessity to
29 Jul 2015

Tips for Coming Up With a Winning Business Idea

Have you ever thought of a great idea and just knew it could be the start of a successful business? Many people have an entrepreneurial spirit but are unsure of how to develop and refine their ideas
29 Jul 2015

Zero-emissions Fuel Cell Bus

Toyota manufactured a zero-emission fuel-cell bus and is planning to take it for a week-long test drive on the streets of Tokyo, Japan. This public transportation vehicle is actually a blend of other existing technologies. The bones are based