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Air Umbrella

You have to admire someone who takes an age-old invention eg an umbrella, and creates an entirely new operating principle. Welcome to the Air Umbrella. A jet of air rises up from the handle, and creates shelter from the rain.…

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The New Normal…?

Many are talking about the so-called New Normal in the post-COVID-19 era. Here's one compelling response. City leaders, representing over 750 million people, have developed a statement of principles that underpin future lifestyle. These low-carbon and sustainable initiatives are designed…

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Cuddling Grandma

A 29-year-old UK plasterer developed an ingenious way of cuddling his grandmother for the 1st time in months. His 'Cuddle Curtain' combines a see-through shower curtain and a pair of rubber gloves. And while this creative option is admirable (and…

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ThankYouHeroes toys

I've never been that impressed with Mattell's Barbie - given her ridiculous and impossible body shape. However... credit where credit is due. Their new range of #ThankYouHeroes pays huge respect by honouring medical, grocery and delivery workers during the COVID-19…

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SeaBin

I've always loved the Ocean Cleanup Project... although this small device featured here is equally impressive. Each SeaBin is capable of collecting up to 1.4 tonnes of debris each year from harbour or marina water. The list of environmental awards…

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Virtual tours

Love the thinking of Faroe Islanders (they live halfway between Denmark and Iceland). Like so many other industries around the planet, they're on hold with their tourism options right now. However, virtual tourists can give sight-seeing commands to locals who…

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