20 Innovations Inspired By Gas Prices

 - Sep 13, 2008
References: trendhunter
Gas prices were high enough before Hurricane Ike hit, but now that its threatening Texas, the cost of fueling looks like it could spike even higher.

As Sean "P.Diddy" Combs said, "Gas prices are too motherf--kin' high."

More than just being a monetary concern, the current global gas prices reflect a lot about modern society, and they're even beginning to affect pop culture and design.

Gas prices have caused the emergence of new art and fashions to evoke awareness, or act as wearable forms of protest.

In the main gallery: is the Crude Black oil drum necklace, Empty Gas Tank Pins by Buttonhead, Gas Prices Suck messenger bag from CafePress, Scrabble tile pendant by PaperJunkie514, Gas Prices Magnet by mindseyecards, Gas Prices Card by dbayou18. The gallery also includes art made of recycled oil drums, mostly from Haiti.