13 Sep 2006

Ready Daddy

Babygadget: As a young father, I hate the stereotype you often see on television and commercials of the bumbling dad. Does it take us a touch longer to pick up some skills when it comes to child-rearing?
12 Sep 2006

Game of Faith

USATODAY: The streets of New York have never looked so barren. An occasional taxi or bus motors down a boulevard as people wander aimlessly among eerily vacant buildings. Soon, black helicopters loom overhead and armed soldiers close
11 Sep 2006

Burning Garbage

Wired: A Florida county has grand plans to ditch its dump, generate electricity and help build roads — all by vaporizing garbage at temperatures hotter than parts of the sun. The $425 million facility expected to be
11 Sep 2006

Green Pass

BusinessWeek: Martin Hughes is not your typical hybrid-driving, clean-energy fanatic. Hughes and his wife, both longtime oil-industry veterans, zoom around Houston in no-compromise vehicles. His, a Nissan Xterra SUV. Hers, a zippy Volkswagen Passat. Yet when Hughes
10 Sep 2006

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 30

New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: LIFESTYLE & LUXURY SkyVentureArizona Catering to those thrill seekers with an aversion to heights, airplanes, or both, SkyVenture boasts a true skydiving experience – without going outside. Chumby If Chumby,
9 Sep 2006

Fuel Cell Toys

Iconoculture: At last – energy independence for toys. Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies’ fuel cell toys are small-scale vehicles powered by the energy source of the future. Its H-racer miniature fuel cell car features an onboard hydrogen fuel
8 Sep 2006

Bodypad Fighting

Iconoculture: The Bodypad fighting simulator turns Xboxers’ and PlayStation playas’ bodies into gaming pads. Gamers with get-up-and-go don the goofy apparatus, then flail their way to gaming glory. Bodypad’s system of straps wraps around gamers’ fists, elbows
7 Sep 2006

iPod Stories

Gush magazine: PlayAway Books are like little iPods that contain books such as John Grisham’s “The Broker” and Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code”. They come with ear buds and a lanyard to wear around your neck

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5 Sep 2006

SkyVentureArizona

TrendCentral: Catering to those thrill seekers with an aversion to heights, airplanes, or both, SkyVenture boasts a true skydiving experience – without going outside. Resembling a space station smack in the middle of a desert landscape, the
4 Sep 2006

Chocolate Rooms

Iconoculture: The deliciously interactive rooms have graced some of England’s most elaborate society parties, but Staite’s Food Is Art catalog also includes one-offs like plates, tea cups, shot glasses and jewelry. Playful, whimsical and delicious? Art has
3 Sep 2006

Tattooed Handphones

I4U News: When you talk about mid- and high-end mobile phones these days, it’s tough not to mention the RAZR name, the line of products that made Motorola’s mark on the map so explosive. With its popularity,
1 Sep 2006

Own Purse Design

TrendHunter: Be a designer for a day and create a unique handbag, tote or diaper bag just for you! B’s is a Sassy & Chic Purse Boutique offering super-stylish and trendy custom purses and accessories for women.