Archive | November, 2009

13 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Moon Base Idea Just Got Real

The above image is from one of my favorite childhood books, “Welcome to Moonbase” by Ben Bova. It was published in 1987 and imagined a ‘future history’ that had mankind returning to the moon in 1999 and establishing a permanent base there by 2020.  With the announcement today that NASA has discovered ‘significant’ amounts of […]

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10 November 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Small Ideas Are Wicked Too!

Sometimes the small and unexpected ideas are the ones that pack the most wallop (kind of like paying the toll for the stranger in the car behind you). Check out these barcodes from Japan. If you want to see more check out Bar Code Revolution. What small idea will you implement that makes someone smile?

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09 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Personal Electricity Generator Looks Wicked

Personal Electricity Generator Looks Wicked

I heard about the nPower PEG (Personal Electricity Generator) today driving home from work and immediately wished I still worked in Manhattan and walked everywhere so I would have an excuse to get one when they go on sale this Christmas for a mere $149. Made by Cleveland-based Tremont Electric, the nPower is about 9 […]

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06 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The World of 2019

The above image is a visual collage of ideas generated by the Ten-Year Forecast team at the Institute for the Future, a not-for-profit think tank based in Palo Alto, California. The team created the world’s first massively multiplayer forecasting game, called Superstruct, to engage real people as future forecasters. The game lasted six weeks before […]

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