Posts tagged "Innovation"
A look at a rather innovative Swedish Bicycle helmet.
Sometimes the little innovations make life easier - like a reversable USB plug.
"Work has begun on a new generation of USB that will break compatibility with existing connectors in order to improve ease of use and allow for thinner devices. The new connector, called Type-C, is an addition to the existing USB 3.1 specification and is expected to be finalized by the middle of 2014. There aren’t any images available yet, but Type-C will be around the size of a Micro USB plug and, like Apple’s Lightning connector, will finally be reversible — in other words, no more frustrated attempts to charge your phone with an upside-down cable." (via The Verge)
Glad produces a rather innovative tent that can be used as a trashbag.
The rising popularity of music festivals located in the countryside has meant that the beautiful scenery they take place in is often left looking more like a trash pile once the crowds have dispersed. In order to make it easier for revelers to pick up the inevitable garbage they create over the weekend, waste product manufacturer Glad has developed the Glad Tent — a festival shelter designed to become a receptacle for trash and thrown away after use. READ MORE…
NeverWet is an innovative coating that is hydrophobic.
Not all medical innovation has to be costly as this surgoen proves.
A heart surgeon at a Swansea hospital has won an award for an invention that cost him 95p to create.
Morriston hospital doctor Abdullrazak Hossien made his surgery training simulator out of a sweet tin.
The portable device can be used anywhere and is now being manufactured for use around…
This biodegradable food bowl is innovative contribution to sustainability.
Michal Marko - Disposable food bowl: “Eat your food. Grow a plant. Save a planet”
Michal Markos description:
To create disposable food bowl with minimum environmental impact and to teach wide society about new biodegradable materials in a funny way.
Description from label:
Enjoy your food. Then put the seeds from under the label with gravel to the bowl and let it grow. After a week, plant bowl with a herb to the ground. The bowl will degrade and you can grow up your own herb.
[via nextnature] [all pictures by Michal Marko]
A very innovative way of offering an incentive for people to recycle.
The Beijing Subway owners offer its passengers the abilitiy to pay with plastic bottles - WTF fun facts
If all countries offered this, our world would have a revolution.
why is this not a thing in boston i am always carrying a drink with me please make this a thing
This would be AWESOME.