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Electric Mountain Cart Takes Disabled Riders Off-Road

Poland – Easing the disappointment of disabled adventurers, the EV4 Mountain Cart is designed to help cater to the needs of people with...Read More

Enable Travel Says #CanDo!

India – Enable Travel is “India’s first accessible holiday specialist,” aimed at allowing disabled people the ability to...Read More

A Co-working Space For Seniors

USA – Millennial workers gave rise to co-working spaces that allow them to get out of their homes and work in spaces that are conducive to...Read More

Homeshare With Another Generation

USA – An issue seniors experience as they age is a sense of loneliness, especially as their children begin to raise their own families and...Read More

More Efficient Solar Battery Panels

Japan – Toyota, together with Japanese national research organization NEDO and the Sharp Corporation, has recently begun road trials of a car...Read More

A Sustainable Engine Weighing Less Than a Backpack

Israeli – IAn Israeli engineering firm, Aquarius Engines, has developed an internal-combustion engine capable of running up to 7500 miles...Read More

Domino’s Delivers Pizza to Picnics

USA – Domino’s is constantly innovating, whether it be by creating a pizza wedding registry or testing autonomous vehicle delivery. One...Read More

McDonald’s Dishes Out QR-enabled Picnic Blankets

USA – McDonald’s wants to be part of people’s outdoor summer plans. To promote its food delivery service in Sweden, the fast food...Read More

Veterinary Care That Pets Love

USA – For $10 a month, Fuzzy Pet Healthprovides pet owners with real-time veterinarian services. Fuzzy’s triaged approach to pet health...Read More

Virtual Vet Uses Smart Stethoscopes

Switzerland – MyStetho for Pets, a data-driven pet health advice service, is changing the way consumers access appropriate healthcare advice...Read More

Design Lab Develops Virtual Safe-Driving Course

UK – Another Set of Eyes (ANET360) is a virtual reality (VR) immersion safety course for drivers created by UK and Hungary-based FrancisKodak...Read More

A Virtual Car-Buying Experience

UK – Immersive content production studio REWIND’s Salesdrive service lets potential car buyers browse from the comfort of their home....Read More

This ‘Clueless’ Eyeshadow Palette Will Have You Totally Buggin’

USA – Hot Topic looked to the 90s cult-classic movie Clueless when developing this nostalgic eyeshadow palette. The Totally Buggin’...Read More

FILA x Pepsi Collection Reveals Stylistic Similarities

USA – The latest retro statement in the fashion world comes from the FILA x Pepsi collaboration. The two brands join forces to bring their...Read More

This Sculpture Is Made of 5,000 Droplets That Collect Rainwater

Italy – Floating above a clearing in a grove of pine trees in Italy’s Arte Sella park, John Grade Studio’s ‘Reservoir‘...Read More

A Musical Instrument Played By The Sea

Crotia – In the Croatian seaside town of Zadar, concealed beneath a set of large white steps leading into the water, is the Zadar Sea Organ....Read More

They Waive the Fee, You Drive for Free

USA – WaiveCar is a free, electric-car sharing service. Based in Santa Monica, the company allows customers to drive their vehicles without...Read More

Startup Offers Electric Van Rental For Free

Germany – UZE Mobility, an open-source platform for e-mobility, are offering van rental of their electric StreetScooter fleet completely free...Read More

Adidas Develops Running Shoes That Can Be Recycled

Germany – Adidas has developed running shoes made from 100% recyclable material. The idea is that customers will be able to return the shoes to...Read More

The Coffee Cup That Is Truly Recyclable

UK – Frugalpac has created a 100% recyclable paper coffee cup. According to the company, it is the first coffee cup that can be easily and...Read More

The Need for Speed

UK – Formula 1 has taken their need for speed to a whole new level with their choice of sonic branding. The premier racing organization teamed...Read More

Seeking Good Vibrations

USA – Following the major credit card brand’s choice to remove words from their iconic red and yellow circles logo, Mastercard created...Read More

In-Car Burger Deliveries

USA – Burger King has extensively played around with the imaginative burger delivery – one instance included the fast food restaurant...Read More

One App For All Your Transport Needs

Finland – A Finnish-based startup has created an app that coordinates all forms of city transportation into a single platform, potentially...Read More

Americans are Skipping a Summer Vacation This Year

USA – According to a new survey by Bankrate of almost 2,600 adults, over one in four Americans have already decided to forgo a summer vacation...Read More

‘TravelBirds’ App Finds Time for Friends and Family to Travel

USA – The increasingly hectic schedule of many consumers is making it only more difficult for them to schedule get-togethers or travel with...Read More

US Store Merges Retail, Co-working Space and Wellness

USA – Washington, DC-based Take Care combines a beauty shop with a wellness-oriented co-working space. In the shop, customers can browse and...Read More

Co-working Space Opens to the Public with Desks, Shopping and Food

USA – WeWork has launched a new combination co-working space with retail and food called Made By We. It is located in New York City’s...Read More

Parking Facilities Cater to Autonomous Vehicles

USA – A Chicago-based technology company has upgraded 500 of its parking spaces with technology to meet the needs of driverless cars. SpotHero,...Read More

Company Makes Sensors That Could Ease Parking Congestion

UK – UK-based Nwave’s smart sensors use the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve parking efficiency. The sensors (roughly the size of a...Read More

Seeing Through a Robot’s Eyes Helps Those With Motor Impairments

USA – The Georgia Institute of Technology has found a simpler way to control complex robots. It could lead to the development of faster and...Read More

Greek Startup Tracks What People Ignore on a Webpage

Greece – Greek startup Loceye is offering a tool to track when, where and how long people focus on various parts of a webpage. Users upload a...Read More

Safe Sleep Relief For Your Kids

USA – Building on the success of its line of chocolate supplements for adults, Good Day Chocolate launched Good Day Chocolate For Kids, a...Read More

No More Counting Sheep

UK – The old folklore of drinking a cup of warm milk before bed is common, but UK-based brand Sleep Well took it to the next level by releasing...Read More

Research Attempts To Make Self-Driving Safer For Pedestrians

UK – As self-driving vehicles become closer to an everyday reality, manufacturers are becoming concerned with building trust in autonomous...Read More

Virtual Reality Videos Teach Drivers Road Safety

Hungary – UK and Hungary-based FrancisKodak Design Lab has created a virtual reality (VR) immersion safety course for drivers. The product,...Read More

Love The Way you Pay

USA – In the past, payment plans (e.g., layaway programs) were typically available for big ticket items, such as electronics and appliances,...Read More

Pay Over Time At Your Favorite Stores

USA – Millennials often splurge on big ticket experiences such as travel, live events, and meals, and are strapped for cash afterward. Affirm...Read More

New Hotel Suite Promises 100% Vegan Experience

UK – A London-based design studio has created a completely plant-based hotel suite in London, reportedly a world first. The Hilton London...Read More

E-commerce Platform Offers Sustainable Fashion Options

UK – Access to sustainable fashion becomes far easier with this e-commerce platform, Antibad, made up solely of sustainable brands. The site...Read More

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  • Happy in His Work: Joy Keeps Nobel Winner Forging Ahead October 17, 2019
    John Goodenough (center) received the Design News Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. Here he is seen with the magazine’s staff and with winners of the Golden Mousetrap Awards.  At a press conference at the president’s office at the University of Texas on Monday, Nobel winner John Goodenough flashed the humor and joy that have kept […]
  • New 3DP Anatomical Models Feature Patient-Specific Pathology October 17, 2019
    One of the most fascinating things about technological history is seeing how innovations in one field have ripple effects that couldn't have been predicted by their original innovators. When Henry Ford made the automobile affordable for the everyday worker, could he have had any idea that would play a huge role in creating the suburbs? […]
  • Method Inspired by Beetle Scales Turns Recycled Plastic into Sustainable Paint October 17, 2019
    Researchers are constantly turning to nature to inform new scientific and synthetic designs. Scientists at the University of Sheffield are some of the latest to use the natural world for inspiration by studying beetle scales to use recycled plastic to help create a sustainable alternative to a material used in white paint. The structure of […]