Solutions For The Hearing Impaired At The Drive Thru

This is something never occurred to me: hearing impaired people can’t use drive thrus. The same revelation came to me when I saw this youtube video of a blind man showing how difficult it is to use an ATM– even … Read More

Artisan Marshmallows

Yay! Can we be done with cupcakes now? Sorry cupcake fanatics, but I’m kinda over trawling through what seems like infinite articles on bacon and cupcakes. I’m ready for a new food fads! Well, apparently “artisan marshmallows” are forecasted to … Read More

Nike+ FuelBand Makes Life A Sport

Nike has upgraded it’s Nike + SportBand with a sleek 20 LED dot-matrix display that measures activity, calling it Nike+ FuelBand. It’s a watch-like device that displays vital information including calories burned, distance, pace and time and synchs with your … Read More

Luxury Brands Time Traveling

We know fashion often draws from the past in an ever evolving cycle of appropriation. Like when it’s inspired by previous fads and generations. I used to joke last decade when the 80’s came back… What next? A 90’s fad? … Read More

BK Flirts With Home Delivery

“Burger King has begun testing home delivery at a handful of restaurants in the Washington, D.C. area.  The success of the program will eventually lead to a nationwide rollout.   A few restrictions apply: Customers must live within a 10-minute drive … Read More

Cool Red Buses That Are Green

When I lived in Melbourne, Australia for 2 years I never needed to drive a car… Not even once. There are trams that come every 10mins and some buses are even more regular. The rest of the time I was … Read More

Peacocking With Alpha Nail

Sometimes a piece comes along that can fit into several CultureWaves™. This is one of them. What we have here is a nail polish aimed squarely at men which made me immediately think: Yin Yang Blend™: “I see the line … Read More

Branding That’s “Army Strong”

Some may accuse me of being a little too open to conspiracy theories, but this is so blatant I don’t even have to put my tin foil hat on. The U.S. Army has yet again insinuated it’s way into the … Read More

Reverse Aging To Gain Insights

Empathy is not usually a word that springs to mind when I think of good design.  However,  MIT believes that’s exactly what the designers, product developers and engineers of the future will need.  They believe that we have to come … Read More

Soundtracks For Your eBooks

Here’s an idea that might interest all you avid eBook readers. How would you like a soundtrack to play while you read your latest novel? Booktracks has a proprietary technology that combines music, sound effects and ambient sound that is … Read More