Tag: innovation

The Future is Now

Here are some fun inventions that suggest we’re already living in the future! http://canyouactually.com/17-incredible-inventions-that-prove-the-future-is-now/

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Tesla Day

Today is the birthday of Serbian-American inventor, scientist and engineer Nikola Tesla. His inventions and innovations have inspired much work in the history of science fiction, particularly steampunk. Here is some more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikola_Tesla

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32 innovations

32 innovations that will change your tomorrow: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/06/03/magazine/innovations-issue.html Some fascinating, some downright scary!

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MaKey MaKey

Ever wanted to play a tune on a bunch of bananas, or use Play Doh as a gaming control pad? Well, it seems that now you can! http://www.makeymakey.com/  

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Dominic Wilcox

TOTD recently read about the designer Dominic Wilcox who, faced with the problem of using his touchphone in the bath, came up with the nose stylus. There are some other great ideas on his website, including 24ct gold leaf skimming

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Futuristic Design Ideas

At Thing of the Day we love to see all kinds of innovation and new gadgets so here’s a site showing designs such as a Rubiks Lamp, an iBike and an Audi Shark: http://www.graphicmania.net/20-futuristic-industrial-design-concepts/ Thanks to L for suggesting

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EducationEye

Thanks to E for submitting this: http://www.educationeye.org.uk/ A rather interesting way of looking at what’s new and innovative in education.  It’s certainly one of the first search tools I’ve ever seen that actively encourages you to look at anything other than the first page

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World Creativity Week

Still time, just to celebrate this week: http://www.creativityday.org/Welcome.html although TOTD would argue that you don’t need a special week to be creative – get out and there and just do it! Of course, the choice of this site has *nothing* to

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TED: Ideas worth spreading

This is an inspiring + intriguing website full of great ideas and thoughts that comes highly recommended: http://www.ted.com/ Requires Flash Player 10 to run. (The TED comes from Technology, Entertainment, Design) [Thanks to GL for this submission]

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Chocks Away!

Right, that’s the last of the Maltesers gone. Now, the Science Museum in London has a new exhibition on called ‘Cracking Ideas’ celebrating creativity and innovation: http://www.crackingideas.com/exhibition/ And here’s the game from the website: http://www.crackingideas.com/exhibition/game Thing of the Day would

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