New Moms are a Target

They are easy to identify and categorize. They all have similar needs: diaper care, nutrition, laundry products, and sleep. This all makes it easy for the U.S. marketing world to lump new moms all together as they figure out how … Read More

RNG Design

Automation has already proven to be the next stage of industrial and commercial expansion with manufacturers, food service operators, and distributors all adopting automation on some level in order to cut costs and speed up wait times. However, what happens … 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

What’s New At NEXT? Childhood!

Mac & cheese, burgers, Autumn “walks in the woods”, lunchboxes, fruit roll ups, beef jerky, Oreos, berry juice boxes, Brussels sprouts, licking batter off a beater, campfires, s’mores, hot chocolate. Ahhhhh… Childhood. The widely respected Chicago restaurant Next, will be … Read More

Nano Bugs – You Know, For Kids!

Enterprising geeks turn their passion for robotics and bugs into successful and educational toy. HEXBUG is a fun example of how Green Echo™ doesn’t always have to be about high concept biomimicry science experiments.  Like this crazy bullet proof skin … 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

Not A Bad Idea

There are plenty of good deeds to do if you just know where to go and how to get involved. That’s the idea behind GET UR GOOD ON™, a site that encourages a wealth of volunteer and community service possibilities. It’s sponsored by Youth Service America and provides both emotional and financial support. … Read More

Media Addiction in an Age of Technological Immersion

Social Media is the new Television. … Read More

Family Is an Attitude

What happens to a family after a divorce is a direct result of the attitude the parents take. If they put family first, they can reach an emotional place that feels like home, even though the marital bonds are broken. That’s the goal of a couple who started a website called Co-Parenting 101. … Read More

Gender Nurturing

Whether you act like a girl or play like a boy may not correspond to the sex you happen to be. In a recent study, researchers disguised the gender of the babies in the test and allowed adults to observe them. … Read More