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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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