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92 Weather Innovations

Meteor Showers Make People Ponder the Elements

— August 11, 2009 — Celebs
August is usually regarded as the month of meteor showers, as the most fantastic displays of the year can be seem mid-month. From personal weather stations to weather powered-sports cars, this cluster explores 93 different weather innovations.

Implications - In ancient times, civilizations took weather conditions as a sign from the gods, with bad weather signifying punishment for being bad and good weather serving as a sign of ideal behavior. Though today's consumer does not do the same, weather still serves as an important part of the mass mood of the population. Weather effects the tone, feeling and daily activities of consumers, thus, using particular weather-based imagery will change the tone of an ad or photo shoot.
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Activity
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Own The Weather For $5 Billion
Own The Weather For $5 Billion
Weather.com & Weather Channel For Sale
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90
Controlling the Weather (UPDATE)
Controlling the Weather (UPDATE)
Beijing to Use Rockets to Stop Rain for Olympics
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89
Bad Weather Remixes
Bad Weather Remixes
London Snow Disaster Turned Entertainment By Video Mix Master
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88
Hacking Weather TV Show
Hacking Weather TV Show
Ztohoven "Nuke" Pastoral Landscape
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87
Hurricane Weather Simulator
Hurricane Weather Simulator
Disney's New StormStruck Exhibit
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86
In-Dash Weathermen
In-Dash Weathermen
BMW's Precipitation Radar Adds Weather Reports to GPS Console
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85
Making Hurricanes Obsolete
Making Hurricanes Obsolete
Bill Gates Files Patent to Control the Weather
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84
Bad Weather Marketing
Bad Weather Marketing
Zappos.com's Opportunistic Raingear at SXSW
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83
Loud Speaker Umbrellas
Loud Speaker Umbrellas
The Oto Shigure
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82
 Weather Records
Weather Records
Heat, Ice Storms, Droughts, Floods, Tornado in NYC
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81
Personal Weather Stations
Personal Weather Stations
The Giovannoni Weather Station
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80
All Weather iPod Controller
All Weather iPod Controller
Belkin SportCommand
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79
$36,000 Weatherproof TVs
$36,000 Weatherproof TVs
Innovizion 65” Backyard Big Screen LCDs
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78
Weatherman Editorials
Weatherman Editorials
A Man For All Seasons in VMAN
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77
Weather Station Bracelets
Weather Station Bracelets
Oregon Scientific Weather Watch
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76
The Smart Umbrella
The Smart Umbrella
Flashes on Days it Will Rain (So You Don't Forget)
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75
Profane Umbrella
Profane Umbrella
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74
Twitter Weather Updates
Twitter Weather Updates
Toronto Weatherman Informs Wired Citizens With Twitter Updates
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73
Bad Weather Friends
Bad Weather Friends
Umbrella Friends are a Friendly Face in the Storm
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72
Celebrity Raingear
Celebrity Raingear
Rihanna Umbrellas for Spring 2008
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71
Weather-Inspired Shoes
Weather-Inspired Shoes
Stella McCartney's Cloud Print Sandals Let You Walk on Air
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70
Online Weather Worship Communities
Online Weather Worship Communities
The Cloud Appreciation Society
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69
Blue Sky Umbrellas
Blue Sky Umbrellas
Inspiring Accessories for Inclement Weather
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68
Messing With Nature
Messing With Nature
Beijing Weather Modification Offices Plans To Force Rain
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67
Unusual Cold-Weather Presents
Unusual Cold-Weather Presents
Send Your Friends Snow-Filled Snowmen as Gifts
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66
Solar Powered Patios
Solar Powered Patios
Umbrella Glows for 8 Hours
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65
Instant Artsy Rain Shields
Instant Artsy Rain Shields
Van Gogh Automatic Umbrella Keeps You Dry in Style
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64
Cliche Wet-Weather Gear
Cliche Wet-Weather Gear
Cutesy ‘Raining Cats n' Dogs' Print Umbrella
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63
Umbrellas Inspired By Nature
Umbrellas Inspired By Nature
The Parashell
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62
Umbrellas with Feet
Umbrellas with Feet
The Stand by Tsuboi
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61
Light Saber Umbrella
Light Saber Umbrella
LED and Rain Protector Together at Last
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60
Climatic Boots
Climatic Boots
Rubber Duck Steps Into the Big Bright Weather
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59
Wooden Weather Networks
Wooden Weather Networks
LED Woodstation is a Clock and a Weather Station
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58
Dramatic Weather Lamps
Dramatic Weather Lamps
The RainLight
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57
Helpful Umbrellas
Helpful Umbrellas
'The Guide' Shows Tourists the Way
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56
X-Ray Umbrellas
X-Ray Umbrellas
Anastacia Spada Turns Old Bone Photos Into Chic Rain Protection
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55
Music in the Rain
Music in the Rain
DAP Umbrella
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54
Rude Forecasting
Rude Forecasting
Site Gives You Bad Weather Using F-Bombs
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53
Umbrella Swings
Umbrella Swings
The Pendurella by Mac Funamizu Dries Off Your Rain Gear
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52
Umbrella Golf Clubs
Umbrella Golf Clubs
'Off the Course' Lets You Golf Rain or Shine
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51
Rainproof Roofs
Rainproof Roofs
400 Red Umbrellas Suspend Over a Mall in Talca City
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50
All-Weather Digital Cameras
All-Weather Digital Cameras
Nikon 'Coolpix eXtreme' Camera Waterproofs In Acute Style
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49
Anti-Inside Out Umbrella
Anti-Inside Out Umbrella
GustBuster
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48
Stuffable Fashion for Weather Changes
Stuffable Fashion for Weather Changes
The Unisex Gatherer Jacket
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47
Umbrella Art
Umbrella Art
En-JOI the Rain
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46
Umbrella Predicts Rain
Umbrella Predicts Rain
Ambient Umbrella Gives 12 Hour Warning
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45
Anti-Collision Umbrellas
Anti-Collision Umbrellas
Polite Umbrella
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44
Offensive Rain Gear
Offensive Rain Gear
The 'F the Rain' Umbrella
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43
Unbreakable Fighting Umbrellas
Unbreakable Fighting Umbrellas
New Philippine Secret Weapon
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42
Upscale Backyard Umbrellas
Upscale Backyard Umbrellas
DelGreco & Company Gives Your Patio a Makeover
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41
Illuminated LED Umbrellas
Illuminated LED Umbrellas
Lightdrops Keep You Safely Visible At Night
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40
Anti-Theft Umbrellas
Anti-Theft Umbrellas
Mac Funamizu Ensures the Shacklie Will Not Be Stolen
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39
Weatherproof Tennis Courts
Weatherproof Tennis Courts
Wimbledon to Debut Eco-Friendly Retractable Roof in May
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38
Double-Stemmed Umbrellas
Double-Stemmed Umbrellas
Tandem Umbrella For Lovers
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37
Hands Free Umbrella
Hands Free Umbrella
'Nubrella' Will Not Invert
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36
Biodegradable Umbrella
Biodegradable Umbrella
The Bamboo Brelli
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35
Eco-Friendly Charging Umbrellas
Eco-Friendly Charging Umbrellas
Parasolar
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34
Controversial Umbrella Designs
Controversial Umbrella Designs
The Arsebrella
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33
Weather-Sensitive Chocolate Billboards
Weather-Sensitive Chocolate Billboards
Cadbury's Interactive Marketing Campaign Lets the Goo
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32
Rain Sensitive Billboards
Rain Sensitive Billboards
Max Factor Mascara Runs Down Models Face in Bad Weather
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31
Badass Rain Boots
Badass Rain Boots
TopShop Sells Biker Wellies that Make Hells Angels Look Like Sissies
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30
All-Weather Racecars
All-Weather Racecars
The Street-Legal KTM X-Bow Takes on Snow Like a Champ (UPDATE)
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29
Rain Filtering Umbrellas
Rain Filtering Umbrellas
The Filterbrella
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28
$50,000 Crocodile Umbrellas
$50,000 Crocodile Umbrellas
Billionaire Couture Wet Weather Gear
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27
Ninja Umbrellas
Ninja Umbrellas
This Accessory Appears to Protect You from More Than Just Rain
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26
Rain Boots with Handles
Rain Boots with Handles
Easy Wellies
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25
Umbrellas In Wine Bottles
Umbrellas In Wine Bottles
The "Is.A.Brella" Is Alcohol-Free Fun For Fashionistas
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24
Flamenco Umbrellas
Flamenco Umbrellas
WW & Co. Gets Funky
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23
Weatherproof Jacket Also Bullet And Stab-Proof
Weatherproof Jacket Also Bullet And Stab-Proof
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22
Weather-Powered Sportscars
Weather-Powered Sportscars
RORMaxx Formula AE Concept is Sun and Wind Powered
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21
Bumperella
Bumperella
Non Lethal Umbrella
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20
Umbrella Photo Browser
Umbrella Photo Browser
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19
Eco-Friendly Umbrella Dryers
Eco-Friendly Umbrella Dryers
The Rain Wipe
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18
Stylish Weather Shields
Stylish Weather Shields
Umbrellas Are Once Again Becoming Fashion Statements
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17
Men's Weatherproof Footwear
Men's Weatherproof Footwear
Guys' Shoes for a Rainy Day
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16
Umbrella Chandeliers
Umbrella Chandeliers
Shelly Sabel's Precipitation-Loving Lights Rain Down Originality
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15
Umbrella Architecture
Umbrella Architecture
Abri No 177 by Ozcollective Is An Architectural Cluster of Parapluie
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14
Umbrella Weapons
Umbrella Weapons
The Sword Umbrella by Bruce and Stephanie Tharp of Materious
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13
Fashion Raingear
Fashion Raingear
Jean Paul Gaultier Umbrellas
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12
All-Weather Anime Cosplay
All-Weather Anime Cosplay
Acos' Season-Appropriate 'Haruhi Suzumiya' Uniforms
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11
Transforming Umbrellas
Transforming Umbrellas
Drip-Free Hybrid Combines Waterproof Protection & Handbag
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10
Rebellious Raingear
Rebellious Raingear
Chooka Rain Boots
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9
Stylish Rain Boots
Stylish Rain Boots
The Fashionable Way To Stay Dry
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8
My Day Electronic Paper Umbrella
My Day Electronic Paper Umbrella
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7
Footwear Umbrellas
Footwear Umbrellas
Shuella Shoe Protectors
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6
Eco-Friendly Weatherproof Bicycles
Eco-Friendly Weatherproof Bicycles
The 3-Wheeled Valetudo Bike
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5
Rain Boots for Pigs
Rain Boots for Pigs
Wellies For Dirt-Fearing Farm Animals
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4
Brass-Knuckle Umbrella
Brass-Knuckle Umbrella
Umbuster
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3
Inflatable Cloud Umbrellas
Inflatable Cloud Umbrellas
Joonsoo Kim's New Concept Is Meant To Express Happiness
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2
Umbrella Dresses
Umbrella Dresses
Nadav Kander's Chic Orbit Mist Campaign
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1
Designer Rain Boots
Designer Rain Boots
Couture Hunter Wellingtons by Jimmy Choo
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