Gender At The Olympics, Diesel Sells Fake Products and Why A ...

Should women be allowed to race against men at the Olympics? What happens when a retailer decides to sell its own fake products?

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The Disruption Issue: Norway’s Olympic Curling Pants, ...

Are the Olympics ready for Norwegian curling team fashion? What can Saudi Arabia teach you about disruption? And are soap fetishes the next big thing?

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7 Exciting Trends To Watch From CES 2018

In the first years of publishing my annual trend report, I used to wait until early in the year just so I could go to CES and incorporate some of the ideas and products from the show into my research. With the accelerated schedule of getting the report out by December, I end up forecasting

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Nissan Will Make Its Electric Cars “Sing” To Pro ...

Are electric cars too quiet? Nissan has an innovative new solution to help make them safer – by helping make cars that “sing.”

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How Chicken Feathers Could Be The Future Of Home Insulation

It takes some serious Non-Obvious thinking to dream up using discarded chicken feathers as a super efficient home insulation material – but that’s the idea from a London duo who created “Aeropowder” and are testing its fire safety before making it a commercial product. I love these kinds of stories because it takes something we

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Google Buys Apple, Smart Hacker Probably Makes Millions

Did you hear Google was buying Apple for only $9B? The story may have been fake, but the stock impact was real.

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Why One Reporter Won’t Be Getting The iPhone X

In the first Night at the Museum film, the hero invents a “snapper” device to control your lights, but it loses to the “clapper” because clapping is easier. Simplicity doesn’t seem to be winning at Apple. Plugging in headphones is easier than finding and pairing wireless ear buds. Using TouchID is easier than FaceID. The new fast

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An Inside Look At The First Robotic Microapartment Design

As apartments get smaller and urban areas get more crowded, robots are already offering a creative way to use limited space.

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The Mask That Displays Your Emotions In Real Time

Rather than wearing your emotions on your sleeve, a new product called the Hyperface lets you wear them on your face.

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