CultureWaves Q3: Designer Genes

Designer Genes is a topic in our current quarterly report, which you can download here. My sister and dad have a favorite pastime—one that occupies them whenever they are together. On more than one occasion, I’ve walked in on them … Read More

How You Roll

3 years ago in Hermosa Beach, California, some mechanical engineers with a passion for skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing formed Intuitive Motion Inc. and began creating the Zboard. “Tired of bikes getting stolen and having to push skateboards up hills and … Read More

Super Hero Me

I haven’t seen The Avengers movie yet but apparently it’s AWESOME! I haven’t heard any of my friends say a bad word about it. It’s exactly what it they wanted it to be: An over the top, action packed, superhero … Read More

The Future Of The Perfect Fit

I got home from a shopping trip and had fun showing some friends my purchases.  You gotta  love a good “oooo & aaaah” when you’ve probably spent more than you should. Even though it’s definitely a “first world problem”, I … Read More

Control The Plot Of The Movie With Your Mind

When I was a kid I loved those “choose your own adventure” books. You know the ones: Turn to page 8 if you think Bobby should get on the boat with the pirate. Don’t trust him? Turn to page 12. … Read More

Karl On Karl

High Fashion is always pulling stunts. It’s about making their brand “aspirational”. For instance, many people can’t afford the luxury lifestyle but will hold it up as something they aim for…They save and save, to one day make that one … Read More

Pet Nose Pendants

Deity Complex™is about IDENTITY STAMPING.  Now every pet owner I know sees their animals as an intrinsic part of their life, or even as an extension of themselves. You only have to search the tag “pets” in the CultureWaves World … Read More

Play With Yourself

I can’t decide whether this is creepy, egomaniacal or really cool…. Let’s go with all three then shall we! A Japanese company with the ominous name of The Clone Factory will put your EXACT likeness onto a doll for you.  … Read More

Marriage Minority

For the first time, married couples have dropped below half of all American households. According to data released by the Brookings Institution, only 48 percent of American households in 2010 are classified as married. Now, we only reminisce as we … Read More