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20 May 2016

How to Turn a Great Idea into a Business

Lots of people think that if they can just come up with one great idea, they’ll be set for life. The reality is, though, that coming up with the idea is just the beginning. Figuring out how
19 May 2016

Opening Up to Open-Source Software in Government

You know about “Open-Source Software” (OSS), right? Even if you’re not an OSS fanatic, you’ve at the very least heard the term and wondered, “What in the world is that stuff all about?” Thankfully, the guys at
19 May 2016

The Sofa You Called Your Own

The internet of things is no longer limited to well, just the internet. It now includes furniture. In fact, the Lift-Bit (not to confused with Fitbit or other bits), is the “world’s first Internet-of-Things sofa.” First unveiled at
18 May 2016

Desktop Gadgets From Cardboard

Newfoldr is an open-source project aimed at reducing waste while giving you cleverly-designed – and customized – cardboard gadgets for your home. The project consists of desktop gadgets like a lamp, a fan and a Bluetooth or
17 May 2016

Probability for Binary Options Traders

In order to make the most profit with binary options trading, it’s important to evaluate the probability of coming out in or out of the money. Understanding how likely an asset is to end above or below
17 May 2016

Tabletop Hydroponic Garden

This beautiful hydroponic garden system, called Foop, has been developed by the Japanese company Barakan Design. I love how compact an unobtrusive the piece is, blending beautifully with any surroundings. And as someone who has a very
16 May 2016

Lego Handbag

Last year we fawned over agabag’s handbags made from LEGO bricks. Now, they’ve taken it a step further by incorporating gold-plated bricks into the bag designs while also adding jewelry to the line. After spending months working
4 May 2016

Creating Plant-based Recipes

What would be the best way to deliver nutrition to the 7.1 billion odd people on this planet? Science would tell you that it is not the animals. Researchers at the Not Company (NotCo) which is a food-tech startup based
3 May 2016

Recycled Materials Facade

Located in the city of Mumbai, the Collage House takes a unique approach with its façade. S+PS Architects collaged together recycled doors and windows as a lesson in resourcefulness and frugality creating an eye-catching patchwork of history that
2 May 2016

Micro-suction Vertical Garden

Imagine being able to create your own vertical garden right on your window or wall in just a few minutes. That’s exactly what Livi, a playful new planter prototype by designer Hooman Koliji, allows you to do with its unique
15 Apr 2016

Plastic Into Food

Did you know fungi have a natural ability to break down toxic waste into safe and even edible elements? Researchers at LIVIN Studio have created the Fungi Mutuarium, a system that feeds fungi plastic, which is then transformed
14 Apr 2016

Home Baristas – Coffee Shooters

The growth of third wave coffee shops has brought with it an increased interest in high quality home brews. Equipment such as this micro roaster enables anyone to make a perfect coffee in their own home. Now,