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Top 100 World Trends in October

From Orbital Travel Backpacks to Airport Tower Photography

— October 25, 2015 — World
Some of the most popular October 2015 world ideas explore topics like migration, space travel and the beauty of planet Earth, reflecting a desire to push conditions for living and transportation to be the best they can be.

When NASA released news of there being evidence of water on Mars, it is just one factor that's sparking new interest in deep space exploration. Around the same time, images of Pluto were released, making the far-away planetoid feel much closer. Considering that the upcoming Star Wars film is soon to be released, there is a ton of global interest in outer space.

Although the average human may not yet be prepared to rocket out of the atmosphere, there are plenty of innovation in travel that are keeping the public interested here on Earth as well.
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Activity
Freshness
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Hazardous Weather Apps
Hazardous Weather Apps
'PocketWatch' Send Users Weather Notifications About Dangerous Areas
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99
Record-Breaking Rollercoasters
Record-Breaking Rollercoasters
The Valravn Dive Rollercoaster is Coming to Cedar Point in May 2016
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98
Interactive Oktoberfest Maps
Interactive Oktoberfest Maps
This Oktoberfest Map Breaks American Beer Consumption Down by State
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97
Life Lesson Scout Ads
Life Lesson Scout Ads
This Ad by Not Norm Displays the Useful Lessons Learned Through Scouts
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96
Parisian-Themed Zoetropes
Parisian-Themed Zoetropes
This Zoetrope Was Created to Simulate Travel for an Airbnb Campaign
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95
Free Tourist Flight Stopovers
Free Tourist Flight Stopovers
Air Canada Now Allows Flyers to Have a Free Layover in Toronto
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94
Insect Lightbulb Installations
Insect Lightbulb Installations
This Musical Crystal Exhibit is Part of the London Design Festival
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93
Spontaneous Flight Apps
Spontaneous Flight Apps
The Corner App Finds Flights Based on Destination or Price
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92
Advisory American Tourism Guides
Advisory American Tourism Guides
This Infographic Lists US Travel Destinations Based on Weather
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91
Adorable Red Planet Animations
Adorable Red Planet Animations
This Cheeky Google Doodle Celebrates the NASA Mars Announcement
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90
Kyoto Travel Guides
Kyoto Travel Guides
This Simple Infographic Shows the Do's and Don't's of Visiting Kyoto
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89
Cemetery Yoga Classes
Cemetery Yoga Classes
These Outdoor Yoga Classes are Conducted in the Oakwood Cemetery
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88
Coffee Search Apps
Coffee Search Apps
The 'Time to Coffee' App Speeds Up the Hunt for Coffee in New York City
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87
Virtual Tourism Illustrations
Virtual Tourism Illustrations
Lehel Kovacs Uses Google Street View to Share Worldy Experiences
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86
Salty Landscape Photography
Salty Landscape Photography
Simon Butterworth Captures Painting-Like Aerial Images of Salt Flats
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85
Locally Curated Tours
Locally Curated Tours
The Airbnb New York City Map is Created and Guided by Local Hosts
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84
Orbital Travel Backpacks
Orbital Travel Backpacks
The Wolffepack Improves Travel with a Revolutionary Swinging System
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83
Sustainable Development Charts
Sustainable Development Charts
This Infographic Outlines the United Nations #GlobalGoals Campaign
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82
Subway Prediction Algorithms
Subway Prediction Algorithms
This Algorithm Can Predict Subway Delays Two Hours Before They Happen
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81
Rejuvenating Forest Retreats
Rejuvenating Forest Retreats
This Wilderness Awareness School Event Encourages 'Forest Bathing'
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80
Luxury Hotel-Booking Platforms
Luxury Hotel-Booking Platforms
This Service Allows Customers to Book Exclusive Hotel Suites
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79
Underground City Travelators
Underground City Travelators
This Proposal Turns London's Underground Tube into a Moving Walkway
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78
Longform Digital Travel Magazines
Longform Digital Travel Magazines
Beyond is the New Digital Installment of the St Regis Magazine
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77
International Camouflage Art
International Camouflage Art
This New Liu Bolin Piece Features the Flags of the 193 United Nations
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76
Members-Only Flight Clubs
Members-Only Flight Clubs
Beacon Makes Exclusive Semi-Private Flights Between New York and Boston
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75
Televisual Travel Apps
Televisual Travel Apps
Airbnb Rentals are Now Brought to Life Through Apple TV
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74
Whimsical Communal Hotels
Whimsical Communal Hotels
This Hotel Offers a Child-Like Vacation Stay for Adults
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73
Virtual Reality Coffee Tours
Virtual Reality Coffee Tours
This Nescafe 360-Degree Video Showcases International Coffee Growers
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72
Nostalgic Market Murals
Nostalgic Market Murals
This Mural in Poland Remembers Its Previous Inhabitants in 3D
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71
Supersonic Moving Sidewalks
Supersonic Moving Sidewalks
NBBJ is Hoping to Replace the Circle Line in London a Mobile Pavement
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70
Airport Tower Photography
Airport Tower Photography
Carolyn Russo Captures the Beauty in Airport Traffic Towers
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69
Visually Deceiving Skyscrapers
Visually Deceiving Skyscrapers
This Tower Has Built-In LED Lights to Illuminate It at Night
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68
Selfie-Adorned Pancakes
Selfie-Adorned Pancakes
The Pancake Selfie Express Lets Consumers Eat Their Own Images
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67
Floating Flower Sculptures
Floating Flower Sculptures
This Giant Bouquet Was Launched Out to Sea in the Philippines
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66
Offline Travel Campaigns
Offline Travel Campaigns
The #OneDayOffline Ad Encourages Travelers to Live in the Moment
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65
Tear-Wiping Services
Tear-Wiping Services
This Company Rents Out Handsome Men to Wipe Away Women's Tears
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64
Copycat Branding Kits
Copycat Branding Kits
Scoot Airlines' Makes It Easy for Rival Brands to Copy the Competition
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63
Global Meal-Sharing Platforms
Global Meal-Sharing Platforms
This Service Allows Users to Enjoy a Home-Cooked Dinner Abroad
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62
Menacing Volcano Charts
Menacing Volcano Charts
This Infographic Counts Down the Top Ten Most Vicious Mountains of Lava
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61
Room Service Vinyl Menus
Room Service Vinyl Menus
The W London Offers a Curated Selection of Vinyl Delivered to Rooms
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60
Adventure-Based Crowdfunding Platforms
Adventure-Based Crowdfunding Platforms
This Service Helps Users Fund Their Outdoor Endeavors
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59
Dessert-Decorated Restrooms
Dessert-Decorated Restrooms
This Giant Cake Bathroom is Part of a Japanese Toilet Festival
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58
Contrasting Cruise Charts
Contrasting Cruise Charts
This Infographic Helps Travellers Decide Which Vacation is Best for Them
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57
Student-Inspired Hotels
Student-Inspired Hotels
Amsterdam's 'Student Hotel' Exemplifies the Youth-Based Travel Market
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56
Illegal Mining Photos
Illegal Mining Photos
The 'War for Minerals' Photos Investigates Illegal Mining in the Congo
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55
Free Accommodation Platforms
Free Accommodation Platforms
Home Swapping App NightSwapping Takes Money Out of the Equation
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54
Adventure-Based Travel Platforms
Adventure-Based Travel Platforms
This Website Helps Customers Book Exciting Travel Activities
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53
Desolate Metropolitan Photography
Desolate Metropolitan Photography
John Short Captures Eerily Empty New York City Spots
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52
Virtual Reality Hotel Experiences
Virtual Reality Hotel Experiences
This Futuristic In-Room Entertainment System Markets Luxury
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51
All-Inclusive Makeup Lounges
All-Inclusive Makeup Lounges
This Destination Offers All-You-Can-Apply Chanel Makeup for 200 Yen
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50
Lightweight Polymer Luggage
Lightweight Polymer Luggage
The TUMI Vapor Lite Baggage Cases Feature a Durable Outer Shell
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49
Pre-Flight Meal Apps
Pre-Flight Meal Apps
The 'AirGrub' App Lets Travelers Buy Airport Food with Pre-Order Food App
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48
Illuminating City-Wide Installations
Illuminating City-Wide Installations
'Lumiere' Will Be London's First Artistic Light Festival
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47
Inflatable Travel Attire
Inflatable Travel Attire
The Live Comfy Travel Jacket Hood Has Inflatable Head-Contouring Pockets
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46
Lyrical Toast Giveaways
Lyrical Toast Giveaways
MOOV's 'Lyric Toast Van' Gives Away Free Product Trials and Toast
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45
Palatial Boutique Hotels
Palatial Boutique Hotels
This Cordoba Hotel is Designed to Appear Perpetually Unfinished
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44
Television-Themed Retreats
Television-Themed Retreats
This Monastery Lets Consumers Binge Watch Their Favorite Shows in Peace
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43
Eclipse-Celebrating Sneakers
Eclipse-Celebrating Sneakers
This Jordan Eclipse Supermoon Pack Commemorates the Lunar Event
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42
Volcanic Cooking Restaurants
Volcanic Cooking Restaurants
The 'El Diablo' Restaurant Cooks Its Meals Over the Heat of a Volcano
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41
Gourmet-Chocolate Tea Menus
Gourmet-Chocolate Tea Menus
The Ritz-Carlton Launches a Premium Godiva Chocolate High Tea Menu
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40
Chocolate-Sharing Cyclists
Chocolate-Sharing Cyclists
Cadbury's Quirky Musical Cyclists Dole Out Free Chocolates in London
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39
Sea Captain Hotels
Sea Captain Hotels
This All-White Converted Hotel Was a 19th Century Sea Captain's Home
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38
Adventurous Spy Getaways
Adventurous Spy Getaways
This Hotel's James Bond Experience Takes You on a Helicopter Spy Mission
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37
Cola-Honoring Notebooks
Cola-Honoring Notebooks
This Limited Edition Notebook Celebrates Coca-Cola's 100th Anniversary
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36
Grand Chocolate-Inspired Hotels
Grand Chocolate-Inspired Hotels
The Kameha Grand Zurich Hotel Features a Sweet Interior
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35
Vivid Planetary Photography
Vivid Planetary Photography
NASA's Stunning Images of Pluto Make the Planetoid Feel Closer
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34
World Migration Maps
World Migration Maps
This International Organization for Migration Map Shows Global Human Movement
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33
Event Rental Platforms
Event Rental Platforms
'Splacer' is a Venue Rental Site for Off-Site, Party & Event Space Rentals
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32
Personalized Hotel Closets
Personalized Hotel Closets
'The Curated Closet' Prepares Clothing Selections for Hotel Guests
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31
Electricity-Carrying Sculptures
Electricity-Carrying Sculptures
These Giant Human Figures are Actually Icelandic Power Pylons
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30
Digital Detox Camps
Digital Detox Camps
Camp Kitigin is an Adult Camp That Makes Grown-Ups Feel Like Kids Again
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29
Artistic Flower Sculptures
Artistic Flower Sculptures
This Van Gogh-Inspired Dutch Art is Made Out of Thousands of Dahlias
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28
Dignified Wildlife Photography
Dignified Wildlife Photography
These Black and White Photos Beautifully Portray African Animals
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27
Ritzy Hotel Caviar Lounges
Ritzy Hotel Caviar Lounges
Hong Kong's Ritz-Carlton Added a Luxurious Seven-Person Caviar Bar
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26
Night-Time Vietnamese Photos
Night-Time Vietnamese Photos
These Stunning Photographs Capture the Beauty of Hanoi At Night
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25
Helpful Travel App Charts
Helpful Travel App Charts
This Infographic Shares Helpful Planning Apps for Sharp Travellers
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24
Art Exhibit Hotels
Art Exhibit Hotels
Each of the Rooms at the 'Hotel No Hotel' are Different Than the Next
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23
Wrinkle-Preventing Travel Bags
Wrinkle-Preventing Travel Bags
The 5.11 Tactical Overwatch Carry On Keeps Clothes Looking Tidy
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22
Heart-Stopping Glass Bridges (UPDATE)
Heart-Stopping Glass Bridges (UPDATE)
This Glass Walkway is Suspended 600 Feet in the Air
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21
4D Sci-Fi Theme Parks
4D Sci-Fi Theme Parks
The 'Mass Effect' Video Game Trilogy is Becoming a Thrilling Attraction Park
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20
Japanese Snack Guides
Japanese Snack Guides
This Detailed Poster Explains Popular Desserts and Foods in Asian Cuisine
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19
Intimate Luxury Hotels
Intimate Luxury Hotels
Hotel Bachaumont is a Stunning New 49-Room Parisian Hotel
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18
Landscaped Wine Labels
Landscaped Wine Labels
Mountain Wine Packaging Visually Articulates the Grapes' Growing Regions
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17
Keepsake-Holding Cabinets
Keepsake-Holding Cabinets
The 'Collectors Cabinet' Shows and Stows Beloved Travel Treasures
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16
Luxury Fashion Label Spas
Luxury Fashion Label Spas
The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Hosts the First Dior Spa in Asia
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15
Organic Travel Cosmetics Kits
Organic Travel Cosmetics Kits
This Travel Skincare Kit from Grown Alchemist is Everything You Need
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14
Self-Sustaining Restaurants
Self-Sustaining Restaurants
The Famed 'Noma' Restaurant is Basing Its Menu On the Changing Seasons
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13
Single-Room Design Hotels
Single-Room Design Hotels
The Droog Bedroom is Surprisingly the Only Room at the Droog Hotel
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12
Eco Desert Retreats
Eco Desert Retreats
This Solar-Powered Eco Retreat is a Private Resort in the Secluded Desert
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11
Sound-Amplifying Meditation Pods
Sound-Amplifying Meditation Pods
These Structures Turn the Sounds of the Forest Into Ambient Music
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10
Political Clothing Campaigns
Political Clothing Campaigns
Undz' Political Hoodie is Marketed with Controversial World Leaders
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9
Nostalgic Vacation Editorials
Nostalgic Vacation Editorials
This Series by Neil Bedford Captures a Child's Brotherly Vacation
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8
Linguistic Learning Infographics
Linguistic Learning Infographics
This Chart Explores How Long it Takes to Learn a New Dialect
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7
Stress-Reducing Luggage
Stress-Reducing Luggage
The Outlier x Boreas Ultrahigh Travel System Won't Increase Tension
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6
Luxurious First Class Cabins
Luxurious First Class Cabins
The 787-9 Dreamliner is Designed for Total Comfort
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5
Playful Hand-Drawn Tattoos
Playful Hand-Drawn Tattoos
The Paris Tattoo Club Creates Charming Doodle-Like Designs
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4
Shire-Inspired Accommodations
Shire-Inspired Accommodations
This Treehouse by Gordon Mack Embodies the Lord of the Rings Films
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3
Imagined Supersonic Planes
Imagined Supersonic Planes
These Jet Designs Could Spark Advancements in Aviation Technology
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2
International Maternity Photos
International Maternity Photos
These Portraits Juxtapose Swedish and Tanzanian Women in Labor
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1
Ergonomic Airplane Pillows
Ergonomic Airplane Pillows
The Kooshy Travel Pillow Makes Taking a Snooze at 30,000 Feet Easy
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