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Networking Micro-Events
Networking Micro-Events
Likemind Coffee Meetings Share Ideas Around the World
The Likemind initiative brings like-minded people from more than 60 cities around the globe together on the third Friday of each month to share ideas, enjoy coffee and network face to face. Likemind meetings… MORE
Clothes-Free Urban Explorers
Clothes-Free Urban Explorers
Miru Kim's Fearless and Confident Photography
Miru Kim is known as the naked urban exploring photographer, a fearless artist who walks naked in abandoned spots in cities like New York, Paris and Berlin. She has photographed various urban settings… MORE
Ad-Based Entertainment
Ad-Based Entertainment
Dynamo Capital Launches Ultra Cheap DVDs That Are Actually Legal
To fight counterfeit, Dynamo Capital, a film consulting and financial firm, is selling DVD movies for COP$5,000 (around $2 dollars) a piece. Despite the extremely low price, each copy has high-quality… MORE
Re-Inventing Instant Film
Re-Inventing Instant Film
'The Impossible Project' Aims to Save Retro Polaroid Photography
Polaroid support groups around the world received really good news today. The team that created Polapremium.com, a website where you can still buy vintage Polaroid cameras and integral film, launched 'The… MORE
Personalized Mini Dolls
Personalized Mini Dolls
Naughty Porcelain Toys
Marina Bychkova is a young artist from Siberia, Russia with a passion for dolls. She studied art in Vancouver, Canada where she found the visual narrative to translate her dreams and articulate her ideas,… MORE
Eco Iceland Initiatives
Eco Iceland Initiatives
Mitsubishi iMiEV Electric Car Program
Iceland has a brave challenge. In 1998 they made a promise to be totally fossil fuel free by 2050. With only 40 years left to achieve the goal, they are making significant steps to actualize it. They… MORE
Mozzarella Bars
Mozzarella Bars
Obikà in Manhattan
Mozzarella is the new sushi in New York, ever since the opening of Obikà (pronounced Oh-bee-KA), Manhattan’s first mozzarella bar. It is like a sushi bar that uses buffalo mozzarella instead of fish,… MORE
Open-Source E-Commerce
Open-Source E-Commerce
Shopify
'Fast' and 'easy' are two of the most common words on the Internet. Opening email accounts, uploading photos, finding friends, buying and selling... everything is promised to be fast and easy. At least… MORE
Free Urban Propaganda
Free Urban Propaganda
Obama-Inspired "Obeyma" Stickers
OBEYMA is the tag of this powerful sticker inspired by the now world famous "OBEY" by urban artist Shephard Ferry. The artist behind this idea is Felix Sockwell, an illustrator and designer from Maplewood,… MORE
Lasers Instead of Cameras
Lasers Instead of Cameras
Radiohead's 'House of Cards' Music Video
Radiohead seems to be living several years ahead of everyone else on planet Earth. First they give away their album, then they put on a free concert and now they release a music video made with no cameras… MORE
Luxury Communication Devices
Luxury Communication Devices
The Tag Heuer Meridiist
Tag Heuer has announced the official launch of the Meridiist, the first luxury mobile phone of this watch brand. Their partner in this venture is Modelabs, a company based in Paris which works as a Customized… MORE
Collective Human Joysticks
Collective Human Joysticks
AudienceGames
Imagine a crowd sitting in a cinema moving their bodies from side to side to control a car projected in the screen. Just like a gigantic maneuver or a "collective human joystick". This is AudienceGames… MORE
Extreme Advertising
Extreme Advertising
Coke Zero's Tongue-Piercing in Brazil
Coke Zero has launched in Brazil an extreme guerrilla marketing campaign using people's tongues. Several shops in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre and Salvador give free piercings with the brand… MORE
Facebook for Humanitarianism
Facebook for Humanitarianism
A Million Voices Against FARC
A worldwide rally against the terrorist group FARC has been organized by a common Colombian citizen with no experience in politics through Facebook. Early this year, Oscar Morales decided to create a… MORE
Online Community for the Disabled
Online Community for the Disabled
Disaboom.com
Launched in autumn'07, Disaboom.com is the first interactive online community dedicated to helping people with disabilities or functional limitations to improve their lives. It also works as an online… MORE
Music on the Road
Music on the Road
Singing Streets Tested in Japan (UPDATE)
In the land of Harajuku girls and sushi now the streets can sing. Well, kind of. The members of the Hokkaido Industrial Research Institute, which work with cryogenic science and research under microgravity… MORE
Cactus Food
Cactus Food
Colombian Students Create Cactus Burgers and Wine
A group of students from Siapana in Guajira, Colombia are producing a series of food products from cactus. Yes, cactus. With the help of Rafael Márquez, the only cactus expert in Colombia, they have… MORE
Animal Sex Sells
Animal Sex Sells
Orangina Ad With Naughty Humanimals
This FFL Paris campaign for Orangina, a definitively natural juice, suggests that what these animals are drinking is not a common natural juice. Am I wrong? How else can a bear fall for a dear, and a… MORE
Where Parody Meets Realism
Where Parody Meets Realism
Alison Jackson's Celeb Look-Alike Photos
Alison Jackson photographs and films the kinky, weird, imaginative and maybe even real life stereotypes we have of celebrities such as Mick Jagger, Queen Elizabeth, Britney Spears, Angelina Jolie and Michael… MORE
Breezy Lingerie
Breezy Lingerie
Backless Panties by Nona de Samim
Inspired by 16th century France, when ladies wore nothing under their dresses, designer Nona de Samim's brings modern ladies erotic, stylish underthings made of cotton and silk and nothing on the back.… MORE
Microsoft Photosynth
Microsoft Photosynth
Zoom and Scroll Through 1000s of Photos All at Once
It is not easy to believe Microsoft released a user-friendly software but this time it seems like they are doing it, and by the way it is also cool. Microsoft Live Labs presented its Photosynth... MORE
Cheap Cars
Cheap Cars
23 Year Old Colombian Builds $2000 Car
Heider Yesid Trujillo is a 23 year old self taught Colombian who designed and built a car with his own hands. The "Hejeder 22" reaches 120 km/h, it has nine shifts, double force system, disc brakes in… MORE
Online Gallery for Emerging Young Artists
Online Gallery for Emerging Young Artists
Ugallery.com
The goal of Ugallery.com is, "to provide art enthusiasts access to affordable original artwork while offering young trained artists a platform to launch their careers." The site was founded by Alex Farkas,… MORE
Carbon Neutral Flying
Carbon Neutral Flying
Silverjet is the World's First Eco-Stylish Airline
Silverjet, a new British airline, aims to become the global market leader in eco-friendly business class ‘luxury’ air travel. The company, which is currently only flying from NYC to London, has joined… MORE
Arachnid Supplements
Arachnid Supplements
Spider Venom Thought to be the Next Viagra
Scientists from Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel are studying the venom of three kind of spiders - black widow, atrax and the phoneutria nigriventer - found in latinamerica, which is supposed to cause… MORE
Green Rock
Green Rock
Connecting Musicians, Fans and the Environment
The global warming alert has reached the rock industry. Non-profit organizations like REVERB are raising awareness and supporting environmental causes using the powerful connection between rock stars and… MORE
Traditional Wear Gets Reflective
Traditional Wear Gets Reflective
Government Adds Bling to Garments of Colombian Workers
The local police discovered that people who moved from town to town using mostly bikes don't wear any reflective vests at night because they don't fit over the ruanas, causing many accidents in the roads,… MORE
Tourism is the New Cocaine for Sierra Nevada Villagers
Tourism is the New Cocaine for Sierra Nevada Villagers
Tired of the constant threats by guerrilla, drug dealers and paramilitary groups the “cocaleros” of the Sierra Nevada region, have replaced the coca plantings for lodging huts made of wood and palms.… MORE
Pornographic Origami
Pornographic Origami
Crafts and Sex
The Japanese art of paper folding has been twisted by a 37-year-old native New Yorker, Mr. Marc Kirschenbaum who has discovered pornigami. Yes pornigami. It is really difficult to understand how this guy… MORE
Videogames Theater
Videogames Theater
Large Scale Entertainment
The idea developed by Enríque Martínez as part of an executive M.B.A. program at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid is revolutioning the movieplex concept around the world with "hybrid movie theaters… MORE
Interactive apparel
Interactive apparel
Electrodoctor Monitors your Heartbeat
CELBIT, a young company of engineers and scientists from Manizales, Colombia have designed ELECTRODOCTOR, a device that helps patients with coronary diseases to improve their life quality, by constantly… MORE
Former Pope Lace Makers Now Crafting G-Strings
Former Pope Lace Makers Now Crafting G-Strings
Poland artisans who used to made lace craft used in church altars for John Paul II and the Queen of England made an strategic and wild twist in their traditional work and decided to make sexy lingerie.… MORE
Eco Alternatives to Automobiles
Eco Alternatives to Automobiles
Car Sharing and Eco Taxis
After the announcement made last week in Paris revealing the damage we have made to our planet and the upcoming consecuences, every single citizen in the world should act immediately. It is very sad to… MORE
Ostrich Racing
Ostrich Racing
The “Aventura Extrema” park located in Melgar, Colombia offers a bizarre extreme sports plan inspired in the ostrich races held in South Africa and Australia. Harsh races are settled among two enormous… MORE
Populardelujo Website
Populardelujo Website
Urban Culture and Design Site from Bogota
The Popular De Lujo website is devoted to the popular culture of Bogota, Colombia. The project was created by Juan Esteban Duque, Roxana Martínez and Esteban Ucrós and shows how a 468 year-old, ten million… MORE
iBlinds
iBlinds
Convert Your Blinds into an iPod Controlled Equalizer
iBlinds are iPod controlled blinds which can create patterns like a graphic equalizer. The concept was created by Serge Lipski, a devoted youtube user from Strasbourg, Russia, and member of Schlott &… MORE

Featured Ideas

Wooden Memory Stick
Wooden Memory Stick
Check out the new wooden USM memory sticks, "USB memory sticks are always nice to have around when transferring files from computer to computer. These sticks are made to stand out against its natural environment… MORE
Typozon
Typozon
Hot New Colombian Graffiti Artist and Graphic Designer
Cristian Vargas is a 25 yr-old Colombian graphic designer, illustrator and graffitti artist. He is known as TYPOZON, an outstanding young artist working with almost 10 years in several fields, from web… MORE
Stuart
Stuart
Myspace for Artists Created by Charles Saatchi
Advertising mogul Charles Saatchi has launched an online hangout for artists. The site aims to become the MySpace of the art community, and it's taking off. MORE
Breezy Lingerie
Breezy Lingerie
Backless Panties by Nona de Samim
Inspired by 16th century France, when ladies wore nothing under their dresses, designer Nona de Samim's brings modern ladies erotic, stylish underthings made of cotton and silk and nothing on the back.… MORE
Populardelujo Website
Populardelujo Website
Urban Culture and Design Site from Bogota
The Popular De Lujo website is devoted to the popular culture of Bogota, Colombia. The project was created by Juan Esteban Duque, Roxana Martínez and Esteban Ucrós and shows how a 468 year-old, ten million… MORE
iBlinds
iBlinds
Convert Your Blinds into an iPod Controlled Equalizer
iBlinds are iPod controlled blinds which can create patterns like a graphic equalizer. The concept was created by Serge Lipski, a devoted youtube user from Strasbourg, Russia, and member of Schlott &… MORE
Eco Iceland Initiatives
Eco Iceland Initiatives
Mitsubishi iMiEV Electric Car Program
Iceland has a brave challenge. In 1998 they made a promise to be totally fossil fuel free by 2050. With only 40 years left to achieve the goal, they are making significant steps to actualize it. They… MORE
Interactive apparel
Interactive apparel
Electrodoctor Monitors your Heartbeat
CELBIT, a young company of engineers and scientists from Manizales, Colombia have designed ELECTRODOCTOR, a device that helps patients with coronary diseases to improve their life quality, by constantly… MORE
Eco Friendly Shoes
Eco Friendly Shoes
"Every year, in the UK, 900,000 tonnes of textiles are thrown into landfills. Worn Again believes some things are just too good to go to waste... Since 2003, Terra Plana have been making good-looking… MORE
Carbon Neutral Flying
Carbon Neutral Flying
Silverjet is the World's First Eco-Stylish Airline
Silverjet, a new British airline, aims to become the global market leader in eco-friendly business class ‘luxury’ air travel. The company, which is currently only flying from NYC to London, has joined… MORE
Former Pope Lace Makers Now Crafting G-Strings
Former Pope Lace Makers Now Crafting G-Strings
Poland artisans who used to made lace craft used in church altars for John Paul II and the Queen of England made an strategic and wild twist in their traditional work and decided to make sexy lingerie.… MORE
Videogames Theater
Videogames Theater
Large Scale Entertainment
The idea developed by Enríque Martínez as part of an executive M.B.A. program at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid is revolutioning the movieplex concept around the world with "hybrid movie theaters… MORE
Free Urban Propaganda
Free Urban Propaganda
Obama-Inspired "Obeyma" Stickers
OBEYMA is the tag of this powerful sticker inspired by the now world famous "OBEY" by urban artist Shephard Ferry. The artist behind this idea is Felix Sockwell, an illustrator and designer from Maplewood,… MORE
Prototype Billboards Identifies your Gender
Prototype Billboards Identifies your Gender
From Microsoft Ad Labs
Some of "Minority Report" futuristic scenes may come true (for good or bad) thanks to Microsoft. Imagine yourself walking in a mall, crossing by a billboard as it identifies you, calls you by your name… MORE