18 Aug 2005

Parking Space

Iconoculture: Reservations and convenience services widen the range of possibilities for those who use pedal power. Why fight the crowd at the bike rack? Clancy Systems International’s Bicycle Parking Network allows bikers to use their cellphones to
18 Aug 2005

Online Tutoring

BizReport: When students in Leslie Chernila’s English class at the Art Institute of Washington write an essay about the work of Garrison Keillor, she has them send it off to a critic halfway across the country before
17 Aug 2005

Fast Network

Entrepreneur: At a speed-dating event last summer, Melissa English walked away with more business contacts for her sister Sonia’s web design company than she did phone numbers for herself. At the same time, Sonia attended a business-networking
17 Aug 2005

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 22

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 22: 01/08/05 – 17/08/05 New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: TECHNOLOGY Tech Pets Gen-pets, by Canadian sculptor Adam Brandejs are mass produced bio-engineered life. Jerk-O-Meter Ever wonder if that spouse, friend or co-worker
14 Aug 2005

Whole New Cereal

TheCerealBowl.com: The Cereal Bowl is a new breed of café fusing an old time favorite, with a new and exciting twist. Guests will be able to make their own cereal creations or pick from one of many
14 Aug 2005


USAToday.com: Ever wonder if that spouse, friend or co-worker on the other end of the phone is really paying attention? The “Jerk-O-Meter” may hold the answer. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing software for
14 Aug 2005

Treadmill Therapy

TrendCentral: An LA psychiatrist and a DC therapist are trying to ease the formal doctor-patient relationship with… treadmills? With the knowledge that people are often uninhibited about their personal lives and thus very close with their personal
14 Aug 2005

Trendy Life

TrendBlog: Realizing that Generation X has been busy (re)producing Generation Y and Z and beyond; the inventive European entrepreneurs behind d-i-r-t-y.com have come up with an idea that will no doubt make parents, children and young-at-heart designers

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14 Aug 2005

On The Go Coffee

Entrepreneur: When Candy Palmer-Steele’s goddaughter went away to music camp for the summer, she remarked how much she would miss the local coffee shops she frequented with her friends. That comment inspired Palmer-Steele to send her a
14 Aug 2005

Cool Designs

Cool Hunting: The latest from New York label Yoko Devereaux’s Blue Boy Etiquette line uses meta-design to critique the Targetization of our lives. Subversive styles include “Wall Art” (pictured here), a black on white splattered H&Mass Market,
3 Aug 2005

Wireless Poker

BizReport.com: It won’t be long before gamblers are shooting dice while queued up waiting to see their favorite comedian. Or playing poker and roulette under a poolside umbrella. Even a trip to the buffet will no longer
1 Aug 2005

SMS A Texxi

NetImperative: Technology firm Crane Dragon has begun testing a new taxi service in Liverpool that encourages travellers to text a taxi request via their mobiles, and then share the journey with other passengers going to the same