From Edible Baked Memes to iPhone Coffins

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jan 29, 2009
In theory, every human Internet user lives in two worlds--the online, virtual realm and the offline, tangible one--and never the twain shall meet, as the old saying goes. In practice, however, we know that these two realms blend into one. The innovations in this cluster below illustrate that singularity perfectly.

From jewelry inspired by emoticons to calendars comprised only of models that are bloggers, there's plenty of evidence that proves our online and offline worlds are one. If you're still not convinced, just click through the slideshow below. Stats for 55 Offline Innovations Inspired by the Online World Trending: Older & Warm
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