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It’s Earth Day… Meet Rachel Carson, The Woman Who Inspired Modern Environmentalism In 1962

April 22, 2015 by

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a campaign created in 1970 to "force environmental protection onto the national political agenda." It has since grown to be a movement that is credited as "the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe." More than a billion people participate in Earth Day each year, and we want you to ... [Read More]


Designing Outside The Lines: Dresses Made From Crayons

March 4, 2015 by

Over the years, we’ve seen dresses made out of unique materials including LEGO bricks, balloons, condoms and even milk. So it’s not completely surprising to see fashion designers turning to crayons to find inspiration. These amazing, one-of-a-kind masterpieces are the result of a partnership between Crayola and Bloomingdales. ... [Read More]

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

December 29, 2014 by

This video may play like a movie trailer for an upcoming sci-fi thriller, but it’s actually a preview of a piece of super cool, wearable tech from Dutch based fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht. For any woman who has ever felt defenseless after having her personal space invaded (like on a NYC subway), you're going to want one of these. ... [Read More]


Welcome to the Museum of Selfies

November 7, 2014 by

The Museum of Selfies project was started by Danish art director Olivia Muus when she recently visited the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. “I took a picture for fun and liked how this simple thing could change their character and give their facial expression a whole new meaning. It's interesting how we get a whole new perception of people, ... [Read More]


Teen Inventor Creates iCPooch, So You Can Video Chat With Your Pets

October 28, 2014 by

Inspired by her desire to stay connected to her beloved family dog Kayla, 14-year old Brooke Martin first invented iCPooch, as part of an 8th grade class project. Today, the device is taking the tech world by storm, and warming the hearts of pet owner’s everywhere. iCPooch allows owners to interact with their pets via video chat, and dispense ... [Read More]

Meet Dorothy… Just Tap Your Heels Together Three Times And She’ll Make Your Phone Do Cool Stuff

Digital Dorothy… Just Tap Your Heels Together Three Times And She’ll Make Your Phone Do Cool Stuff

October 23, 2014 by

Have you ever been stuck in an awkward situation, praying your phone would ring so you could politely extract yourself? Of course you have. That’s why a team of creative inventors at iStrategyLabs made Dorothy, part physical device (a.k.a. "Ruby") and part mobile App that work together to "make any dumb shoe smart." ... [Read More]


Cool Bike Helmets Combine Style And Safety

July 16, 2014 by

With bike lanes drawn on many city roads and bike sharing programs growing nationwide, cycling has been making a move into the mainstream. While it’s exciting to see this rapid growth, there’s also cause for concern as biking accidents resulting in brain injuries and fatalities are also on the rise. The statistics on bicycle helmets make it very clear… wearing them saves lives. ... [Read More]


Petal by Pedal: Changing The Way We Think About And Buy Flowers

June 18, 2014 by

Following graduation from law school, Kate Gilman was waiting to start a new job at a litigation law firm in New York when she realized that although she enjoyed studying law, it was very different practicing it. Taking a big leap of faith, Kate changed her direction, tapping into her passion for creating positive change to launch Petal by Pedal, ... [Read More]