An ad for Hard Rock Cafe, Oslo.
Domino’s Pizza in the UK have created augmented reality (AR) billboards that let passerby order pizza through their smart phones. According to Creativity Online: “Consumers can scan the posters, placed over 6,000 sites and communicating a special ’555′ deal, with their smartphone, download a mobile ordering app and become a Facebook fan, all while standing [...]
A young designer has invented a revolutionary folding bicycle that will stop thieves in their tracks. Kevin Scott, 21, designed the space-age bike that wraps around a lamp post so it can be locked-up safely – without the need for a lock or chain. The De Montfort University graduate used a ratchet system built into [...]
Pop star Cee Lo Green will make about $20 million this year. His hit single “Forget You” (actually it’s not “Forget”, but another shorter word beginning with the same letter) became the 12th most downloaded track of all time. But his music sales represent only a small proportion of his earnings. The New York Times [...]
from the New York Times 9th annual year in ideas For dairy farmers, whether to name their cows may seem like a matter of taste. But it might not be. It could be a business decision. A study of several hundred British dairies published in the journal Anthrozoös in March compared responses to a survey [...]
David Owens of Vanderbilt University‘s Owen Graduate School of Management outlines what his research has shown him are the the most common hurdles for innovation that a company might encounter: – Failures of innovation are failures of ideas, and to meet this challenge companies need to train people to use the tools and processes that [...]
Ever had the problem of wanting to buy someone some clothes as a gift but dont know the right size and don’t want to ask them? Yes me too. That’s why I like this handy website called Anonsize.me. Simply got to the website, enter the person’s phone number and gender and your own phone number [...]
According to multimedia artist Mike Winkelman, interviewed for the Atlantic, making something new everyday gets over the fear of starting creative projects. Mike has completed a new art project every single day since May 1 2007 and now has 1600. He says they aren’t all perfect, but that’s not the point: “Just showing up is [...]