12 Jan 2006

Fresh New Storage Solutions

DEXIGNER: LaCie kicks off 2006 with 6 new storage products designed to help people easily manage their digital lives. Fresh new LaCie solutions for 2006 are Lacie Little Big Disc, Lacie Rugged Hard Drive, kwarim, LaCie Two
11 Jan 2006

Escapist Blending

Iconoculture: Who’s the fairest? Those gazing into the Conduit Group’s Daydreams mirror by designer Jason Miller find themselves in a beautiful landscape. Each mirror contains a digitally produced photo of an ocean or a forest. The scenes
10 Jan 2006

What’s In The Handbag

BBC News: The contents of a woman’s handbag have long remained a mystery – often even to the owner – but a new design offers to shine a light on the problem. A solar-powered handbag designed by
9 Jan 2006

Organic matters

Iconoculture: Mothers of Organic – otherwise known as M.O.O. – is an online beehive of pro-organic moms. The maternal healthnuts share info and inspiration about how to raise healthier, happier kids and steer clear of pesticides, preservatives,
7 Jan 2006

Eat Easy

Iconoculture: Big Mama is watching. MealPay.com enables parents to set up an electronic debit-card system that logs their kids’ cafeteria purchases and bans certain foods altogether. The ATM / debit-like card is accepted in 76 school districts
7 Jan 2006

Cars, Many Years From Now

The Independent: Fine. I’m feeling absolutely fine, because the jet lag has worn off and I’m at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show. Honda is feeling fine, too. “Fine Technology, Fine Times, Feel FINE!” is its motor show
6 Jan 2006

Graffiti Ads

BizReport.com: The images are painted directly onto building walls in urban areas, graffiti-style. Wide-eyed kids, portrayed in a stylized, comic-book rendering, pose with a mysterious, hand-size gadget. One licks his like a lollipop. Another is playing paddleball
5 Jan 2006

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 24

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 24: 17/12/05 – 31/12/05 New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: DESIGN Walking Music The Digital Sound Bag lets you slip your personal music player into a clear acetate pocket and plug it into

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4 Jan 2006

Josh, In Search of Cool

DenverPost.com: Picky, picky, Josh Spear. He’s the prince of particular, the satrap of selection, the chief of choosing, this 21-year-old occasional University of Colorado undergraduate with a unique passion for the things that please him. When Spear
3 Jan 2006

Vacation Homes

Condo Hotel Center: Many people dream of owning a vacation home. But often concerns about maintaining it, renting it out in the off-season, or even justifying the expense when it’s only to be used for a couple
1 Jan 2006

Mobile Barbers

The Wave Magazine: Do you find your weekends being eaten up by errands? Thanks to an ingenious local entrepreneur, you can now eliminate a trip to the hair stylist from your To Do list. Dena Kaufer, a
31 Dec 2005

Caffeine Shock

Think Geek: Tired of waking up and having to wait for your morning java to brew? Are you one of those groggy early morning types that just needs that extra kick? Know any programmers who dont regularly