These absurd buildings are part of AirBnB’s $10 million investment

A giant fossilized snail. A cheese wedge. A disco ball. A Dutch clog. This list of random objects might seem like some bizarre word association exercise, or perhaps clues in a disturbing murder mystery, but […]

This startup is trying to rethink cemeteries

Your environmental footprint doesn’t end when you die: Traditional burial uses toxic chemicals like formaldehyde along with steel and concrete, and the acres of grass in cemeteries use fertilizer and water. Cremation uses a large […]

This e-card company is backed by Jony Ive and could transform cards

It’s wonderful to receive a warmly written email from someone you care about, but let us all admit that the email would have felt even better if it came in the mail as a handwritten […]

This African fashion designer is building the African fashion powerhouse for a global market

When you visit a chic shopping area–say, the Meatpacking District in New York or the Champs Élysée in Paris–you’ll find the best-known luxury brands of our time, from Chanel to Tory Burch. The vast majority […]

The latest on Jony Ive, the former Apple Chief Designer

If you’re scrolling through this article on your iPhone screen or MacBook—you owe a lot to former Apple chief design officer Jony Ive. The award-winning industrial designer has had a hand in just about every […]

It’s over for influencers as authentic content creators takeover

The influencer economy is on the brink of a seismic shift. Catalyzed by the popularity of TikTok and its algorithm, which prioritizes content types over creators, brand marketers and digital agencies are increasingly allocating social […]

This fashionista is planning to dress you up in the Metaverse

Even in the metaverse, Karlie Kloss is fashion forward. Today, the supermodel is launching a collaboration with the gaming platform Roblox to highlight the work of five fashion designers who create entirely virtual clothing, which […]

Jony Ive is no longer designing for Apple

In 2019, Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive announced that he was leaving the company to start his own design firm alongside longtime friend Marc Newson. One of his clients however would continue to be […]

Inside the Hummer transformation from a gas guzzler to earth hugger

By the time GM retired the Hummer a dozen years ago, the brand had plenty of detractors. There was even an entire website devoted to people making obscene gestures at the gas-guzzling SUV. It’s hard […]

Why we need to use the same language when talking about the Metaverse

Coined in 1992 by science-fiction author Neal Stephenson, the relatively obscure term exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly after Facebook rebranded as Meta in October 2021. There are now myriad articles on the […]

Leg saving boot

The US government calls it an “epidemic of amputations.” Of 200,000 people in the U.S. who have amputations each year, 130,000 are specifically from complications with diabetes. Ulcers will form on the bottom of people’s […]

Amazon just opened a brick and mortar fashion store

Amazon opened its first brick-and-mortar fashion store yesterday at The Americana at Brand, a shopping complex in Glendale, California. Announced earlier this year, the physical retail experience is described as a mix of Amazon Style […]

The Future of McDonald’s without the golden “Arch“ in Russia

In a memorable scene from the 1988 Eddie Murphy vehicle Coming to America, the owner of a suspiciously familiar-looking fast-food spot called McDowell’s explains that despite a “little misunderstanding” with the world’s best-known burger chain, […]

Meet the world’s smartest cane

Over 10,000 people are turning 65 every day, and by 2060, about one in four Americans will be older than that. This brings with it a slew of challenges, from affordable senior housing to abundant […]

All you need to know about the new AirBnB

Tripadvisor. Expedia. Google. No matter where you begin the process of booking your next vacation, it’s always the same: You type where you want to go into a search bar, then you choose your […]

This device can solve Salt water challenge

Here’s a mind-boggling stat: There are more than 326 million trillion gallons of water on Earth. But less than 3% of that water is fresh water. And more than two-thirds of that water is locked […]

This Audi is built to save cyclists’ lives

The modern car comes with a cacophony of warnings. New vehicles are outfitted with a wide range of sensors and safety features that can warn drivers when they’re veering from a lane, when a car […]

Mark Zuckerberg had a Metaverse vision, Building it is a challenge

Virtual real estate is booming. In December 2021, one buyer spent $450,000 on a plot of land in rapper Snoop Dogg’s virtual world. Which begs the question, What will be built there? In the physical […]

Inside Google Doc’s plan to takeover Word document

Google is continuing to give its document editing suite a more modern makeover. The latest update to Google Docs makes pageless documents available to all users after the company announced the feature last May. It […]

The Future of the Filling Station

The filling station as we know it is an endangered species. As electric vehicles gradually make up a larger share of cars on the road, entirely new kinds of service stations will be needed to […]

Florence Knightingale showed us how to build hospitals for pandemics and we ignored her

In the 1850s, London’s Soho neighborhood was a thick layer cake of tenements separated only by narrow footpaths, a prime breeding ground, it turned out, for the 1854 cholera outbreak. One young London doctor, John […]

Oura Ring – the ultimate health wearable

Among its accomplishments to date, Oura (which is pronounced like “Aura”) deserves a spot on any list of crowdfunding projects that have turned into real businesses. In August 2015, Finland’s Petteri Lahtela and Hannu Kinnunen—both […]

Here’s Why you are not deleting Facebook

Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen spoke to a Senate subcommittee this week, alleging that her ex-employer has amplified extremism and contributed to self-loathing among users, especially teen girls. Undoubtedly, some people will see this latest […]

Meet the worlds Pet gear favourite brand from South Africa

Rogz, an internationally acclaimed brand that designs, manufactures, and distributes pet gear to 90 countries, took top place in the toys category A South African entrepreneurial company has just been named “Brand of the Year” […]

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