The Wrong Target

There has been much discussion about Gen Z as a demographic, and its widespread familiarity and use of technology—specifically the internet. Like others, we’ve written at length about the distinguishing characteristics that Gen Z exhibits. We’ve pointed out that Gen … Read More

Workshop Concepts: Sentenced to Life

The hope that inmates are reformed while serving prison sentences has been a longstanding one. Today, there are new reasons to believe that hope will become a reality — thanks to creative solutions arising not only from the justice system … Read More

Clever Designs Elevate Good To Great

I’m a firm believer that most ideas can be improved upon. I get a kick when something goes from good, to great.  Or functional to superior. Well, a Japanese dentist must have had the same thoughts when he was cooking … Read More

Turn Your Honda Into A Bugatti Veyron?

Let’s face it. They don’t call it the 99% for nothing. Most of us see will never see the kind of wealth it takes to afford a Bugatti Veyron. This sort of unthinkable wealth is currently floating just off Venice … Read More

DIY Privacy Monitor

Even though I don’t have anything to hide (well not much), I still hate people peering at my laptop screen when I travel. I’m sure you’ve had that feeling on public transport or a plane, where you’re certain that someone … Read More

Bad Service: The Tale Of The Tron Suit

I have a friend who has set out on an interesting DIY journey. It all began with the search for the perfect Halloween costume. He’s a big fan of TRON and was stoked to find an amazing leather, fully functional, … Read More

Arcade Who? Indie Band Wins Album of the Year

So the recent 2011 Grammy’s were not only watchable but America watched!  As Rolling Stone said: “doesn’t this show usually suck?” Apparently people responded to the mercifully short speeches and plain ol’ quality entertainment.  There was back-to-back showstoppers, appearances by … Read More

Open Office America

I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately talking about the diminishing cubicle and how offices are doing away with the closed in working environments for both space, cost and collaboration needs. And what I think is really interesting here is that we’re slowly accepting the concepts of an open source society. … Read More

Enter The Giant Popper

Ok so, here’s some great news for casual dine chains and ball- game home entertaining types…. “New Mexico State University chile pepper breeding program has bred a wholly new, extra large, medium-hot jalapeno pepper precisely optimized for jalapeno poppers-jalapenos stuffed … Read More

For once, the Net actually Encouraged Reading

Machine of Death is an anthology of speculative short stories about people who know how (but not when) they are going to die. The authors got clever and asked everyone who was planning to buy the book to do so on the day it was released, Oct. 26, so they could place high on the Amazon sales charts. … Read More