Tagging Your Favorite Teachers

As we wrap up teacher appreciation week (yes, this week was teacher appreciation week fyi), I’d like to give kudos to this lovely campaign that uses tagging to express gratitude to your favorite teacher. It’s Facebook based, and teach.com uploaded … Read More

The Human Slingshot

There are some crazy fitness gadgets out there. Sorry but I’ll never get past the odd looking toes on barefoot running shoes, for instance. However this crazy thing is something that I could see my friends and I having fun … Read More

Designs That Bring Out The Kid In You

I’ve noticed a trend of adults getting excited over furniture that would be at home in Pee Wee’s Play House. When I see these kind of things, I automatically assume that they are just something that you forward around your … Read More

iPads Take Hasbro Board Games To The Next Level

Wooo! Board games just got a whole bunch cooler. Hasbro has merged the  iPhone, iPad or iPod into the game play.  The utilization of these gadgets is a great idea. “The first enhanced title released is The Game Of Life … Read More

Mänland: A Creche For Men

My last long term relationship was a bit of a traditional role reversal thing. Yes, I dated a metro-sexual. One of his favorite activities was shopping. He loved any kind of shopping – clothes, furniture, décor, garden stuff. I guess … Read More

Smoke Detectors Can Be Cute Too

You know, a lot of evidence in the Guarding™ wave tends to be quite serious.  The Human Truth™ is:  “If something is after me, I’ll be ready for it.”™ It’s not usually the place to find quirky or cute designs.  … Read More

When Merging Ideas Really Gives Back

I LOVE TED!!  This year is just as inspiring and exciting as ever, which always makes it hard for me to decide what to write about!! Well, I’ve barely scratched the surface of all the talks I want to watch … Read More

Leaving The “Being Eaten” Part Out

This Canadian holiday resort understands how to create an immersive experience! This wading pool lets their guests get up close and personal with the residents of the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat. Separated by two-inch thick Plexiglass these lucky swimmers get … Read More

April Fools, Internet Rage

You can find anything online on April Fool’s Day, canned unicorn meat, pets as food, fake movie and game trailers, altered headlines. And while this is all in good fun, for those of us in the insight world it means twenty-four hours of “is this true” and verification time. But I won’t go into that, what I think is more interesting is the spirit of online April Fools jokes. … Read More

Is social media social yet?

Remember when social media was a fun, quirky thing that existed only for the purpose of entertainment? Those days, it seems, are long gone. With every new push into the social media frontier, it seems as it we’re slowly finding ourselves more on the verge of developing “the next big thing” as opposed to something fun. … Read More